This poem speaks about the different shades of a queer person and the fear he goes through.
Tag: sexual identity
‘My Gayness Won’t Make Your Child Gay, Uncle’
A poet from a middle-class family in a small town writes about the daily turmoils of being queer in a homophobic world.
Bi and Pan Erasure: Validating My Sexuality
Thanks to pop culture, the perception of female bisexuality or pansexuality being a phase has seeped deep into the minds of many, even among those who view themselves as …
How Does One Become ‘Man Enough’?
'I still ask myself, what if my mother never gave birth to me?'
Phobics in the World
A poem against various injustices caused across the fabric of history in the name of social phobias like homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and many others.
Queerness Is Infinite
Being a queer person is like being a ghost where you have to find places to hide and yet people get scared when they find you.
Growing Up Queer: A War With the Truth
A poem on internalised homophobia and the corpse of my childhood.
Grief Sits With Me Every Time I Look for Love
Grief tells me that I am neither damaged nor hurt, I am just longing to find little spaces of kindness.
Man? Woman? Khuki.
A personal essay about a lower-caste trans-man who is a childhood friend of the author.
Gender is Poetry
Gender is a poem, and I’m writing pages every day, with every expression, with every non-conformity.