Bollywood, a cesspool of misogyny, markets films with item numbers done by females while the male protagonists project a supposedly “macho” or “cool” image and these roles have never been reversed barring a few films here and there.
The institution of privilege is very important in understanding the entire discussion of navigating through caste-oppressed queer identities today.
You must believe that the last 10 years wouldn’t have been possible without your voice, sharing, undaunted love, thought and the indomitable faith.
Rekhti is generally written in ghazal form. It was a product of the particular socio-cultural and literary ambiance in the 19th century Lucknow.
Two weeks after coming out to his family, he came out to his friends, and that didn't go half as well: they stopped spending time with him and told everyone in the school that he was gay.
It’s one of those films you expect to leave you feeling angry and disturbed, but instead, you’re left with a sense of calm and subdued melancholy, despite the fact that a lot of what was portrayed on screen was truly painful to watch.
For a long time, characters who were portrayed as villains or comic relief were shown so because of their alternate sexuality or gender identity.
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”.
The concept that drove the show was that of inclusivity. It was not only about having queer people on board, but about having people, all kinds of people just working together.
The stifled music was coming from an arms distance from him. Not from a radio, but from a person.
Not all love stories end in happily ever afters, especially when it comes to Nivi.
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.
Can feelings of comfort and safety come in the form of a person?
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The depiction of queer relationships in media works as an agent of social sexualization and is particularly more influential in the Indian society where sex is not discussed, even for educative purposes.
What is the wonder that is time, that brought you back to me?
Sweeter than the memory of you, is the surprise of a chance encounter.
Really, how does one …
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.