She often forgot to empathise with herself. I felt she needed someone to peel off the layers of her personality before she could even think of letting them in. But then, I knew she did not need anything at all.
Through our imagination, we are making these spaces more welcoming for those who identify as LGBTQIA+ and value diversity.
In a world that had not quite woken up yet, Preet Simran and Saraswati were telling us about the reality of their existence through a language understood by all: the language of music.
I go in
to hear your sing
from between your thighs.
Sulu is a happy-go-lucky and fun-loving person, a practical joker, quick-tempered but incredibly protective and loving towards her family.
I gave birth to a child, they make him a bit of a man with each passing night.
This year marks the 10th milestone of the LGBTQ+ community’s collective struggle to fight back against homophobia, transphobia, shame and stigma.
Possibly the newest pair of friendships in Bollywood’s tinsel town of celebrities, Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone have been highly supportive of the breakthrough projects that they have recently been doing.
when the sun knocks on our windows
kissing our bodies
twirled in bedsheets
dancing to the tunes of morning joy
Have you ever been left wondering if you were 'over-reacting' to someone's insistent hugs or invasive questions?
A faulty road surpassed by ghoul,
Where orange and grey masters rule,
Of an affinity towards a copper statue
Built in disguise in your greener side.
If this book has to be a homage to anything, it should be to the strength that the writer displays as he chronicles his life before and after being diagnosed seropositive.
For a long time, I prayed to God that I become a girl the next day and that people forget I was ever a boy -- because for me, to love a man, it was necessary to be a woman!
Narrative of traditional south-Asian families and their ideas of a fulfilling life is a central thread through the novel.
I have fallen in love enough times to be exhausted by it already.
The response I get from friends, marchers, onlookers during pride walks, where I march in different attires. It gives me a boost, and makes me proud for being out and talking about it.
There is no drama or scripted dialogues; instead, we get raw emotions and the reality of Cleo and her fiancé’s worlds.
God Loves Hair, Shraya tells us, and indeed, why wouldn’t God love hair? It is a part of one’s body and one’s body is sacred and not something to be ashamed of, and this is what Shraya’s text invokes
As a more feminine woman, I have often had people assume I am straight.
You know, you want it all. The attainable and otherwise.