Archive for the tag Brutally Honest

Not Just A Tin Man

What does it mean for men to embrace feminism? What does it mean when we ask for a feminist masculinity?

Graphic Story: Mine

She was born in the year 93 on a wintry morning inside a private hospital ward. She has no recollection of that day. Her grandma would tell her, “Your dad and I both jumped with joy when the nurse told us, ‘It’s a boy”.

Can I Call You Mine?

Upon hearing the clicking of the car door, I am startled, frightened even. But oh, it's just this one person I dote on. With furrowed brows and curiosity in their eyes, they sit beside me.

The Claustrophobic Closet And The Queer Quarter Life Crisis

As part of this study, a survey was conducted based on a sample size of 46 closeted queer Indians, between the ages of 16 to 25, to understand the nature of suppression of identity, how they believed it affected their personality development and what views they had regarding safety in the workspace.

Poem: Love Negotiations

You laugh. At the unexpectedness of my bluntness And ask me how can I know About the constantly negotiating Measurements in your head.

Representation In Sense8 And The Problematic Parts

However, being an Indian, I was most immediately affected by the character and development of Kala, a Mumbai based pharmacist. While other characters deal with a complex past, violence, prison and its threat, homophobia, gang wars and poverty, the main conflict in Kala's life is marriage to her boss's son.

They, An Invisibilised Narrative.

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.
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