As an employer, corporate individual, or even researcher: how do you make your workplace inclusive of everyone? We’ll start here from the beginning, application forms.
Remember that being bisexual does not necessarily mean your character is only attracted to two genders. In fact, it definitely does not have to mean that they are attracted to each gender equally.
The practice of 'pinkwashing', where corporates commoditize on Pride month and allyship for better PR, socioeconomic disadvantages faced by queer people, the increasing unemployment rates in the country, as well as the Transgender persons Act 2019, bring to question the road ahead for queers in the Indian workspace.
Aspec is an umbrella term for people identifying on the asexual and/or aromantic spectrum. Attraction isn’t so easy to understand for the ones identifying as Aspec as unlike the very large part of the world, their romantic and sexual orientation don’t always line up.
To begin with, both demi and graysexual people under the umbrella term asexual. To put it plainly, people who identify as demisexual are people who may feel sexual attraction after a strong romantic bond is formed.
A primary concept crucial to enhancing your relationships is consent. Something that is often left unsaid is the idea of consent when it comes to friendships.
What amuses me is that a post advocating for trans people’s admittance in gender-segregated spaces for cis people immediately triggered a question on ‘competitive sports’. Priorities, priorities. This is hardly the first time I’m seeing an ignorance being passed by a cis person.
A trans person is trans because they say they are. Period.
Here is a list of guidelines for creating Gay cis-gendered male characters in visual media as well characters that I feel embody these guidelines well.
This article seeks to explore the various dimensions of the gaydar and highlight how although a concept even accepted by many in the community, can act as a barrier to the efforts being made in breaking the binary.
History is evidence to the fact that whenever humanity has faced a major crisis, women have always been the worst affected. We are living through a historic event right now, The 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic, let’s see how this has affected women.
Luckily, there are a few easy steps that you can follow to make sure that you do not end up crushing your crush with expectations.
Here are 7 things Parents can do to Teach & Practise Consent with Children.
Asexuality is the lack of sexual attraction and aromantisim is the lack of romantic attraction. Both are a spectrum and hence also act as umbrella terms for demisexual, graysexual and demiromantic, grayromantic respectively.
With threesomes being one of the more popular sexual activities that people actively "experiment" with, the curiosity about it is large. The threesome is popular among desi folks, of all orientations. But with basic sex education being largely inaccessible, there arises the need to be informed even when exploring boundaries.
It is easy to forget the importance that language plays in a person’s gender identity and expression. Names, pronouns, even the words we use to speak, are in most languages assigned a gender. An either- or scenario.
The treatment gap of any mental health disorder in India is about 83%. (NMS, 2016) The WHO had predicted that by 2020, 20% of the population in India would suffer from mental health problems when the available number of mental health professionals for this demographic is a mere approximate of 4,000.
Here are a few things to be mindful of as you gear up for your first pride parade.
This article aims to be for everyone and thus not something someone can dismiss because they already “covered it” in their graduation women studies’ course.
It isn’t enough to merely consume art which offers representation to oppressed communities – but as artists and writers, it is also our duty to create art which unites, which builds empathy, which upholds communities.