I remember how I used to incorporate my creativity to my exhibitionism, a different scene every time, from coming out in balcony in towel to hang my underwear for drying in sun and dropping my towel by mistake to playing in torn underwear from front and back, I tried all.
After Lesbian Visibility Day in April, May is filled with important days that remind us of the strength we have in our diversity.
I transitioned when I was 18, so living as a woman for the last ten years has mostly eliminated the dysphoria I had from being pigeonholed into a male role, but I still have a strong sense of dysphoria about certain aspects of my body.
In the process of sorting through blurry, old memories and trying to over-analyse them, I found the answer in a game that most of us played when we were kids, “Ghar Ghar”.
We hope to do our bit in raising awareness among authorities to create queer-friendly spaces at school and in college for children who are, just children who deserve to have fun and play.
And I am sure, every lesbian who reads this post can right now be sighing in frustration; frustration which frankly nobody else is going to empathize with.
Everything is a bit out of the box for me as a person. My message through my music has always been just to be who you are, be authentic and real and believe in yourself.
Watch this space for a special theme curated collection on stories of Lesbian visibility with Trans authors, illustrated specials, vampire stories, love in Sri Lanka and more!
The Queer Muslim Project and Aneka are jointly organising a one-day consultation to map out and document some of the pressing issues facing LGBTQI Muslims in India today.
The presence of someone queer has always been powerful. This is not just because the individual is or was powerful, but also because the difference that they bring to the standard ways of life.
For me, the best thing about any Queer Film Fest is that in a short period of three days, these movies expose you to the gigantic spectrum of issues and narratives of LGBTQ+ people all around the globe.
While stereotypes have a foundation, not all lesbians look the same, or fit into the same categories.
Love, to me, is being comfortable with another person and not having to be someone else.
I talked to an approximate of 20 people I like to call friends. For research purposes, people particularly between the ages of 21-28, belonging to different economic and professional backgrounds and of varying genders. What I found out disheartened me to no extent.
The media coverage of this incident has been cruel, to say the least, towards the queer community.
This is a fundraising event. All proceeds from the event go towards Indian Aces, the Indian Asexual collective, who have been selected to present their workshop A/Sexuality 101 at the University of London at the Queer Asia conference in June.
I could feel her hands on the small of my back, longing to feel the rest of me, but hesitant.
Passing is something that all binary and many non-binary trans people contend with, often on a daily basis.
This trans visibility month, we bring you top ten places that constantly attempt to create a safer ambiance for transgender people.
Drag is about being comfortable with your own sexuality.