The RSS chief's references to the Mahabharata have earned a sharp response from elements in the Hindutva ecosystem who say they are offended by his interpretation.
Tag: LGBTQ+ community
A poem on the pain a queer person faces each day while navigating identity politics, both internal and external.
Not Everyone Is Male or Female – The Growing Controversy Over Sex Designation
Millions of people do not fit neatly into male or female sex designations at birth, and wrong identification can set them up for a lifetime of physical and mental …
How Asexuals Navigate Romantic Relationships
It’s often assumed that people who identify as asexual are also ‘aromantic’ – that they aren’t interested in forming romantic relationships or aren’t capable of doing so.
Queer Poet Becomes First Under-25 Indian to Host a Podcast on BBC Voices
Aditya Tiwari is the first under-25 queer South Asian to host his own six-part podcast for BBC Voices around the theme of male mental health with diverse voices from …
My Lips Stitched
The poem expresses queer love, longing and the emptiness of unrequited attachment.
A Rekindled Friendship as Therapy
The way he told me that I was not alone in my mental health journey made me feel visible and heard amidst a volley of texts which had simply …
Memories: Portrait of a Marriage
A poem about my grandmother's childhood love and the choices they were forced to make.
Crying at the Grocery Store
A poem on living with body and gender dysmorphia, and its impact on every facet of the poet’s life.
Discrimination Against LGBTQIA+ Persons Has Economic Cost, Says ILO Report
Such discrimination results in lost labour time, lost productivity, underinvestment in human capital and the inefficient allocation of human resources.