As we grow up, from childhood to adulthood, we have several phases– just because one phase is over, does not mean it didn't exist.
First published in the Urdu literary journal Adab-i-Latif, Lihaaf became one of the most controversial texts of its time, with Chughtai being called to trial on charges of obscenity.
This piece is about three valiant non-binary and trans individuals who battled many adversities in their lives, from family pressure to bullying, homelessness, poverty, and loneliness.
Shals Mahajan, a writer, and a queer feminist fellow who lives in Bombay had to withdraw from a Children’s Writing Festival they were invited to because the organisers of the fest did not approve of the bio they submitted.
What happens when you find your long lost best friend instead, doing something they said they'd never even try?
Gaysi Family is back with this year's freakiest party full of howls and ghouls!
I try not to look at her too much; my weekly reports are blank enough as it is. Can't afford additional mind-altering substances. I wish I could say I'm just giving in to my infamous exaggerative tendencies here, but alas. There is a strange way about her that does the strangest things to me.
I realised that there is a fear of women who are in charge of their sexuality
A quick Google Search shows that people identifying as trans or gender non-conforming often face issues when traveling.
Our dramatic Bollywood fanatic has been swiping this whole time, looking for an expression that would catch her eye.
I wish this change in the law had happened a little sooner, but I am hoping that young children are not bullied the way I was back in school for my identity.
The artwork that graced out instagram feeds deserve a story of their own, and here are some of our favourites.
While questioning my gender and understanding the ‘concepts’ of masculinity and femininity only came to me years later, that was an eye-opener for me.
Through the zine, which features more than 15 inspiring, empowering, and fascinating stories brilliantly depicted with a smattering of quirk, we hope to spark a conversation or two and possibly introduce some unorthodox role models, increasing the visibility of queer characters among popular tales that we hear ever so often.
Filled with lots of sass and being badass,
laugh along with this queen
as he swipes and swipes.
You are your own god
The creation and the creator
The one that you need to worship
Know that there's no way someone can claim to love god and not love those who are just right beside them
You may take a woman
Or a man
Or both or none
And the only person who can decide that should be you
Because the only rolls that are really cute are tummy rolls and not these suffocating decaying gender roles
The magic in community is in it's spell of gluing people who may have never met and who may never meet.