'All my life I thought... a woman cannot love another woman.'
Tag: queer love
My Lips Stitched
The poem expresses queer love, longing and the emptiness of unrequited attachment.
Memories: Portrait of a Marriage
A poem about my grandmother's childhood love and the choices they were forced to make.
Capturing Queer Desire, ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ is 18th Century Art in Motion
The film makes me cautiously optimistic that queer women might see more films in the future where they can take everything in, and never once have to look away.
A Personal Narrative on Queer Dissent
In India, queer dissent has been very visible in the recent past and it gives me a sense of kinship, familiarity and resonance during difficult times where the road ahead looks …
To the Lovers in ‘Umbartha’
A poem that is both an ode to the lovers in the Marathi film 'Umbartha' and a call to all women who are forced into margins for not fitting …
The World Must Die For a Love Like Ours
A poem on queer and non-heteronormative love.
Book Review | The Beauty of Queer Love
Garth Greenwell's 'Cleanliness' breaks the usual trope of gay novels and hits right at the core of desire among men.
‘She Was I, and I Was Her’
What happens when lovers are split apart by Section 377?
E A S Y: Celebrating the Mushy Side of Queer Love
These illustrations aim to show the beauty in vulnerability – and the more lovey and mushy sides of queer relationships.