Honestly, he’d have preferred to read a book, or perhaps sketch. The male form was his specialty.
Rekhti is generally written in ghazal form. It was a product of the particular socio-cultural and literary ambiance in the 19th century Lucknow.
Sexuality and gender are fluid and ever-evolving. They grow with you and evolve as your thoughts, ideals, and beliefs evolve. My own experiences followed the same process of evolution.
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.
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 stifled music was coming from an arms distance from him. Not from a radio, but from a person.
An excerpt from "Invisible Men" written by Nandini Krishnan, a journalist, playwright and humorist based in Chennai.
Not all love stories end in happily ever afters, especially when it comes to Nivi.
Upon hearing the clicking of the car door, I am startled, frightened even. But oh, it's just this one person I dote on. With furrowed brows and curiosity in their eyes, they sit beside me.
Can feelings of comfort and safety come in the form of a person?
At the unexpectedness of my bluntness
And ask me how can I know
About the constantly negotiating
Measurements in your head.
For Hayle, a few swipes helped her find a home that can be carried around like a favourite cuddly blanket of comfort around the world.
of long-lost diaries
pages spilled with secrets
for me to devour.
Written as a picture book marketed for adults, here are six reasons why The Rabbit & The Squirrel should be on your bookshelves right away!
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Randall has a clear target audience in mind. She is talking to women in their thirties who have been screwed over by their relationships one too many times.
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 …
This piece is about three valiant non-binary and trans individuals who battled many adversities in their lives, from family pressure to bullying, homelessness, poverty, and loneliness.
I try not to look at her too much; my weekly reports are blank enough as it is. Can't afford additional mind-altering substances. I wish I could say I'm just giving in to my infamous exaggerative tendencies here, but alas. There is a strange way about her that does the strangest things to me.