I was sexually abused and thrashed. I was called hijra, chhakka (a derogatory term for hijras) and various other invectives.
Though my father and I are extremely close and I knew my parents would accept me eventually, I didn’t want to hurt them.
This campaign highlights the five most common forms of arguments used to trivialize sexual assault and shift blame onto the victims instead of the perpetrators.
What crazy kids are we?
Running around, trampling over hearts
Replacing the mundane adult conversations with heavy ones stirring our heartstrings
This oil work is a study in lies.
I looked everywhere for you,
Went wherever I could dredge you up
I asked people about your whereabouts
But none seemed to know.
“Bottoming is hard”, I thought to myself. I was in the bathroom getting ‘prepped’ for our date.
Mafaka is a self-deprecating use of the Indian pidgin word for the popular expletive motherfucker.
I do not have the right to marry my lover
I'll always marry a man for love.
Your morning is so bright
that my heart wants to speak out.
"Repeal socially obsolete laws, including section 377" : Speech on Repealing & Amending Bill.
“It’s a sin. It’s an abomination. If you’re homosexual, God hates you.”
I'm sick and tired
Of logging into Grindr, Scruff, Hornet or Growlr
May be I'm addicted? May be I still hope?
But, what am I hoping for?
The sound box thundered and shook the floor. If he didn't move away soon, his eardrums would pop out, thought Oliver.
Every morning when I wake up and look at my closet I ask myself, "How much do I want to be street harassed today?"
I have been living with HIV for the past ten years and have developed the capacity of CBOs and networks that work for PLHIV and gender minorities.
Forwarding the speed of sun so days and nights pass flashing by,
I sit beside my choicest window waiting for the time to die.
World is unjust and incoherent,
A place where people of faith
Credit with veracity, the state
Of Being moral and independent;
Yet they inculpate the accrues
Of different men and tribades,
Who struggle to stick to their
Proclivities of natural virtues.
This advertisement reinforces the characteristics that regressive Cadbury India Ltd? typically expects men and women to display.
“I CANNOT WRITE FICTION! I literally hate talking to people!”, yelled B.