This graphic narrative is inspired by Ruth Vanita’s essay, “Born to Two Mothers, The Hero Bhagiratha,” and has adopted a version of the story from the same essay.
Western media is changing and starting to show a lot of queer representation, but I have yet to see that kind of progress in South Asian media.
The room is too hot but my fingers are freezing. I sometimes wonder what it would’ve been like if we’d both come out in high school, if we would’ve tried dating for real.
Set in the thriving underground club scene in Mumbai, this show follows the lives of various drag kings who perform in the city.
A week in the day of a non-binary person is a ride, but not a particularly fun one. And yet, they won’t stop living life the way they want to.
The issue is multi-lingual, which means you can send us your stories in any regional language you prefer. We shall get it translated and print it along with the original.
The show has its moments, but for the most, it is something you have to power through if you turn off your brain.
Each one of us already knows how to navigate some portion of the world; what do you think might happen if we could put together all that we know and we are?
Little did I know that this concept called BDSM would help me discover myself for the next decade -- and longer. I hadn’t realised that it could be so sensual, pleasurable and relaxing, unlike what most porn videos showed.
You never had the courage to give our relationship a name
It concerned you more if the world found out & never looked at you the same
The walk was organised by the Prayojan Kalyan Samiti, and made Dehradun the fourth Indian city to have its first ever Pride walk this year after Islampur, Bhopal and Lucknow.
The film is the result of honest conversations with parents, grandparents and young people who identify as LGBTQ+.
Representation is not merely about putting a couple of queer people together, it is about how their narratives unfold, and whether these writers and actors are given the agency to be able to tell their own stories.