The poet writes about returning to their hometown for the first time after coming out to their mother.
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.
‘Domestic, Unmarried Partnerships or Queer Relationships’ Make a Family: SC
The SC's observations are significant as activists have been raising the issue of recognising LGBTQIA+ marriages and civil unions as well as allowing live-in couples to adopt after the …
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.
Banning African Films like ‘Rafiki’ and ‘Inxeba’ Doesn’t Diminish Their Influence
Discussions about the films on social media and online forums show that African queer lives are complex and don't tell a single story.
‘Yeh Sundar Safar’: Modern India Through the Eyes of a Young Queer Filmmaker
Rohini Chandra's documentary sheds light upon ongoing social issues in India, youth's modern take on the country's future and attempts at infusing hope amidst the dark times.