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On Growing Up Closeted and Fearful in India
At 14, I began learning how to pretend to be normal, as I was sure at that time that my feelings were just 'WRONG!'
Why We Should Stop Saying that Section 377 is Just a Colonial Relic
In contemporary, post-colonial India, Section 377 is used for arbitrary detention, interrogation, extortion, harassment and rape. Homophobia isn't just a colonial trait.
Bhopal Paints a Rainbow Again: Scenes from the City’s Second Pride March
At Bhopal's second Pride march, the goal was to let people know that no love is unnatural. Only their hate is.
Genuine Stories of Desi-Queers in the Workplace
People shared stories about coming out at work and what they said will make you laugh, make you sad, frustrate you and warm your heart.
How Section 377 Is an Impediment to HIV Prevention
Section 377 doesn't just criminalise certain sexual acts, it also makes it harder for people with HIV/AIDS to access healthcare.
Lesbian Subtext In Bollywood, as Seen Through a Queer Eye
Bollywood, even with its massively problematic take on 'butch women' has still managed to screen some queer moments.
This Heart Can Love Everyone
At the age of 22, my heart took me to bed. In my state of confusion, of loving so many people, I hoped I loved them like I did …
The Headline Screams News of Their Love
Everyone else’s love letter becomes a story, but theirs is a headline.
On Grindr, Profile Pictures Are All About Signalling Physical Fitness
On Grindr, the currency used to attract your date is physical fitness versus wealth symbols, used by straight men on Tinder.