She looks at me incredulously. She repeats, softly this time, “I want out.” I respond softly, “I know, babe. You got it.”
How are we free when the State is sitting right inside our bedrooms dictating our every move?
You never know what can inspire you to stop being a lost, lonely soul, bogged down by the bad, bad world.
Globally, more than 30% of all new HIV infections are estimated to occur among youth aged 15 to 25 years. People aged 15-29 years comprise almost 25% of the India’s population but account for 31% of the country’s AIDS burden.
Speaking of Beyoncé, I was once under the sway of her masterful self-titled album for weeks on end. Her sexiest songs, right from the wild Drunk in Love to the teasing Blow, the raunchy Partition and the passionate Rocket, unleashed my inner femininity.
Always comforted by binaries
So used to divisions of only Two
I found myself baffled when I
Entered the Ladies’ Room
And found a bunch of men
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Androgyny exists separately from sexuality, but the two are closely intertwined because stepping outside of traditional gender expression happens often in the queer experience.
I’ve only recently proved it to be true
Aai, Baba - I’m dying to just tell you.
You are valid if you're still in the closet, you're valid irrespective of when you come out, you're valid if you decide to never come out.
I wish I had exposed my University, a bastion of liberal education, which I hold in high regard nevertheless, for its hypocrisy when it came to the LGBTQ issues.
Yes, the media tends to hype kissing for some odd reason. People in love, kiss. Don’t straight people kiss? What’s the big deal?
One year and many sessions down the line, today if you ask me do I ‘enjoy’ pain, I’ll say I don’t know. The word enjoy somehow does not fit. But if you ask me, am I turned on by pain… I would not hesitate for a second…hell, yes, I am.
Like most sexual identities, this one comes with its own share of trials and tribulations.
Have you always known?
My attraction to pretty girls with
pretty eyes and sad stories.
Stories I re-told at lunch everyday, asking
for endings I knew nothing about.
No one should have to deal with sexism, homophobia and of course prejudices against mental illness all at once.
This is our top, but by no means exhaustive, girl-on-girl myth busting guide.
At thirty, I realise that these borrowed worlds not only helped me through some of my toughest times as a teen, but also influenced me as a feminist, queer creator years later.
The show is fun, pure, unadulterated, slaphappy comic story of boys next door.
Having been bullied in school, I really wished I knew I wasn't alone, or that speaking to other people would not make me come across as weak.