While stereotypes have a foundation, not all lesbians look the same, or fit into the same categories.
The western framework of trans identity is also seen as the more modern version of being trans. Several cultures around the world, including India, have had indigenous trans communities historically.
Being intersex is a naturally occurring variation in humans, and it isn’t a medical problem. It’s also more common than most people realize.
Being a feminist doesn't end at respecting women. Growing up in this world, we've all internalized some toxic misogynistic behaviors without realizing it.
Here's a Valentine's themed article where we are going to talk about the different flavors of polyamory and 7 examples of what they could look like.
Bisexuality is defined as experiencing sexual attraction to two or more genders. Pansexuality, on the other hand, is an attraction to all genders.
Polyamory refers to the idea that you can love multiple people at the same time. The polyamory umbrella covers all people (and relationships) that are 1) ethical, 2) non-monogamous, and 3) consensual.
It's important to remember that at the end of the day, gender is a social construct––an idea that was established by society.
Frequently asked Questions (FAQ) and Sex, Sexuality, Gender and More.
UK based LGBTQI activist Manjinder Singh Sidhu and his very awesome mum, Mrs. Swaran Kaur on what it feels like to be Queer.
One thing is clear; we at Gaysi take certain things very seriously. SERIOUSLY.
HEQ’s choose to connect with their true selves. They nourish their spirits by accepting who they are. They try to live purposefully, be of service to their community and exercise compassion. When they are not too busy connecting, they engage in clownish role-play.
Humsafar Trust (Mumbai) details for HIV Testing.
For those of you who have been reading the trials and tribulations of Razorsharp Rolzie during the past two weeks, today’s post is a sharp departure from the usual light banter about the Pandus in my life and my eternal pursuit for the elusive Mr. Right. This post is about acceptance, coming out and the whirlwind of emotions that in encompasses.
Acceptance is a journey, parents take some time to understand fully. I work with parents on this issue and it is a struggle for many. I find sometimes a parent is very understanding and in a couple of weeks there is an issue that comes up and the same parent is saying something which makes me wonder if it is the same person speaking! parents experience a sense of loss and we need to be patient and work with them through that as well.
In many many cases, because of the social and cultural environments around us, or because of lack of awareness, we never realise or develop our true sexual preference and instincts and end up feeling incomplete, unhappy or unsatisfied without knowing reasons. To me, a person is gay/lesbian if and only if he/she bonds both sexually AND emotionally with people of same gender.
Remember that scene from the L Word where Shane, Alice and Helena are running around with gaydar guns, seeing if they can figure out Jenny’s orientation? Since then, I’ve always wished I had one of them. I have always, always have crushes on straight women. Always. And I haven't got gaydar.
Well, if the Mahabharata and several ancient temples had Western influences, then homosexuality in India has been caused by the West.
Homosexuality has been around in India way before America …
There are many variations to this question:
Can a special ‘pooja‘ make my child straight? Can yoga “cure” my child? Can a psychologist “cure” my child?
The long …
First the stereotype. People often think of lesbians as having short-hair, their upper lips unwaxed, their clothes manly, their behaviour closely resembling a man. While this is true of some …