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Thank You Everyone For Supporting Me And Fuck The Ones Who Made Me More Resilient.
Personal Stories
Riya (ash) sharma

Thank You Everyone For Supporting Me And Fuck The Ones Who Made Me More Resilient.

Queer-Friendly Policies At Indian Startups Find Few Takers
Personal Stories
Shashwat Mohanty

Queer-Friendly Policies At Indian Startups Find Few Takers

We Never Spoke Again
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Ajjaxe

We Never Spoke Again

On Advocacy and Finding Acceptance
Coming OutPersonal Stories
Amulya Gautam

On Advocacy and Finding Acceptance

Being Christian And Gay In Nigeria
Personal Stories
Augustina Boateng

Being Christian And Gay In Nigeria

Tia* and Body Shaming
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Shilpa Sachdeva

Tia* and Body Shaming

Queer People On Finding Themselves Through Their Pets
Personal Stories
Krupa Joseph

Queer People On Finding Themselves Through Their Pets

Home-Bound: The Value Of Remote Work For Disabled And Queer Folks
Guides + ResourcesPersonal Stories
Trishala D

Home-Bound: The Value Of Remote Work For Disabled And Queer Folks

Discovering Bisexuality As A Teenager
Personal Stories
Aishwarya AVRaj

Discovering Bisexuality As A Teenager

Imagined Communities: An Ode To Fandom Comments
Personal Stories
Ajjaxe

Imagined Communities: An Ode To Fandom Comments

Bullying In Schools And Its Consequences On Mental Health
Personal Stories
Samina

Bullying In Schools And Its Consequences On Mental Health

The Root Of My Queerness
Personal Stories
empty/Musk (they/she/he)

The Root Of My Queerness

Faith & Queerness: Finding The Intersection Between Religion And Homosexuality
Personal Stories
Krupa Joseph

Faith & Queerness: Finding The Intersection Between Religion And Homosexuality

Food Entrepreneur, Activist And An Avid Traveller, Meet Urooz Hussain
Personal Stories
Bilal Khan

Food Entrepreneur, Activist And An Avid Traveller, Meet Urooz Hussain

Love, Sexuality and Pleasure
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Shilpa Sachdeva

Love, Sexuality and Pleasure

How Queer Love Helped Me Define Family
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Naitikata Roy

How Queer Love Helped Me Define Family

Being Autigender: Autism & Gender In A Neuro Heteronormative Culture
Personal Stories
Autiqueering

Being Autigender: Autism & Gender In A Neuro Heteronormative Culture

On Queer Anarchy – A Note From Gotagogama Protest Village In Sri Lanka
Personal Stories
Vasi Samudra Devi

On Queer Anarchy – A Note From Gotagogama Protest Village In Sri Lanka

Has Love Won?: Food For Thought On The Non-Sexualization Of Queerness
Personal Stories
Siddharth

Has Love Won?: Food For Thought On The Non-Sexualization Of Queerness

On Being A Demi Girl
Personal Stories
Rhea Laskar

On Being A Demi Girl

‘Not from the Community!’ Whose place is it to say?
Personal Stories
Salik Ansari

‘Not from the Community!’ Whose place is it to say?

Compulsory & Contemporary: 5 Queer Poems That Touched My Soul
Personal Stories
thodasarum

Compulsory & Contemporary: 5 Queer Poems That Touched My Soul

Why Rainbow Capitalism Is Making Me Start To Dread Pride Month As A Queer Person
Personal Stories
Sherina Poyyail

Why Rainbow Capitalism Is Making Me Start To Dread Pride Month As A Queer Person

Drugs, Parties, And Non-Glamourous Sex!
Personal Stories
Prasant

Drugs, Parties, And Non-Glamourous Sex!

“What It Takes” – Experiences Of A Disabled Student In High School
Personal Stories
Rhea Laskar

“What It Takes” – Experiences Of A Disabled Student In High School

On Sex Beyond Pleasure And Heteronormativity: Vaginismus, Painful Sex And Boundaries
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Prarthana

On Sex Beyond Pleasure And Heteronormativity: Vaginismus, Painful Sex And Boundaries

A Comforting Letter To My Younger Self
Personal Stories
Shai

A Comforting Letter To My Younger Self

Queer Students On Returning To Offline Classes As Colleges Reopen Across India
Personal Stories
Shivangi Pandey

Queer Students On Returning To Offline Classes As Colleges Reopen Across India

A Gay Man’s Daughter
Personal Stories
Shilpa Sachdeva

A Gay Man’s Daughter

The Meeting Point Of My Guilt And Shame
HealthPersonal Stories
Meera

The Meeting Point Of My Guilt And Shame

Am I Even Bi? Trying To Tell The Difference Between Bisexuality And Curiosity As A Woman
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Saumyaa Vohra

Am I Even Bi? Trying To Tell The Difference Between Bisexuality And Curiosity As A Woman

A Place Where Children Go to Die? Schools In India Need To Do Better For Queer, Neurodivergent Children
Personal Stories
Raju Behara

A Place Where Children Go to Die? Schools In India Need To Do Better For Queer, Neurodivergent Children

Happy Queer Valentine’s Day
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Ray N

Happy Queer Valentine’s Day

My Blindness And An Odyssey In Circles
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Rakshit Malik

My Blindness And An Odyssey In Circles

Queer Platonic Relationship
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Ritika

Queer Platonic Relationship

Messy: Sex Is Less Boring Than Physio
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
P. PopsicKle

Messy: Sex Is Less Boring Than Physio

A Queer Year To You
Personal Stories
Arthi

A Queer Year To You

My Long Journey To Knowing Myself
Coming OutPersonal Stories
AV Kakkad

My Long Journey To Knowing Myself

Queering Disability
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Nu

Queering Disability

Dealing With Being A Fetish – The Trans Take
Personal Stories
Riju Banerjee

Dealing With Being A Fetish – The Trans Take

The Space To Be.
Personal Stories
Apphia Ruth D’souza

The Space To Be.

What Is Trans Joy?
Personal Stories
Krupa Joseph

What Is Trans Joy?

Lucknow-Based Gay Man Faced Workplace Harassment In Army, Sacked From Corporate Job, Now Runs Sessions For HIV Advocacy
HealthPersonal Stories
Bilal Khan

Lucknow-Based Gay Man Faced Workplace Harassment In Army, Sacked From Corporate Job, Now Runs Sessions For HIV Advocacy

Queer Parenting In A Crumbling World
Personal Stories
Arthi

Queer Parenting In A Crumbling World

Am I Man Enough? The Constant Doubts Of A Transgender Man
Personal Stories
Artemis Shishir

Am I Man Enough? The Constant Doubts Of A Transgender Man

How The Lockdown Brought Back Memories Of Dysphoria Before Leading Me To A Breakthrough
Coming OutPersonal Stories
Rayyan (Ray-Yarn) (She/They)

How The Lockdown Brought Back Memories Of Dysphoria Before Leading Me To A Breakthrough

Consent – A No Is Not A Yes!
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Prasant

Consent – A No Is Not A Yes!

When Marriage Doesn’t Make Sense
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Arthi

When Marriage Doesn’t Make Sense

Biology Versus Beliefs
HealthPersonal Stories
Debbie Das

Biology Versus Beliefs

Accessing Gender-Affirming Healthcare Services In India: A Lived Experience
HealthPersonal Stories
tedagadu

Accessing Gender-Affirming Healthcare Services In India: A Lived Experience

On The Importance Of Queer Elders
Coming OutPersonal Stories
Ananya Priyadarshi

On The Importance Of Queer Elders

Reimagining Queer Indian Lives Post-377
Personal Stories
Tanmay Shrivastava

Reimagining Queer Indian Lives Post-377

What I Learnt About Trans-Advocacy Over The Decades By Speaking With The Folx At TWEET Foundation
HealthPersonal Stories
tedagadu

What I Learnt About Trans-Advocacy Over The Decades By Speaking With The Folx At TWEET Foundation

Coming Out In The Middle Of A Pandemic
Coming OutPersonal Stories
Reetika

Coming Out In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Movie Theatres: A Safe Space For Expression Of Queer Identity In R. Raj Rao’s Novel Hostel Room 131
Love + RelationshipsPersonal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
David Lagachu

Movie Theatres: A Safe Space For Expression Of Queer Identity In R. Raj Rao’s Novel Hostel Room 131

Journey Through A Queer Juvenescence
Personal Stories
Seven (They/Them)

Journey Through A Queer Juvenescence

P.S. I Love My Body
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Prasant

P.S. I Love My Body

A Queer-Affirming Childhood
Personal Stories
Raju Behara

A Queer-Affirming Childhood

The Story Of Making Ends Meet During A Pandemic
Personal Stories
Shai

The Story Of Making Ends Meet During A Pandemic

Queer People With Disabilities And An Ally Speak Out How Fundamentally Inaccessible The Ongoing Queer Rights Movement Is
Personal Stories
Saurabh Sharma

Queer People With Disabilities And An Ally Speak Out How Fundamentally Inaccessible The Ongoing Queer Rights Movement Is

Thinking Out Loud About Polyamory And Who May Practice It
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Abhiti

Thinking Out Loud About Polyamory And Who May Practice It

Here’s Why There’s No Such Thing As A Coming Out Story
Personal Stories
Shai

Here’s Why There’s No Such Thing As A Coming Out Story

My Stretch Marks Tell My Story
Love + RelationshipsPersonal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
GSimha

My Stretch Marks Tell My Story

Growing Up Gay In Lucknow: The Story Of How Lovepreet Singh Started Rehbar Trust
Personal Stories
Bilal Khan

Growing Up Gay In Lucknow: The Story Of How Lovepreet Singh Started Rehbar Trust

Pride Is Political
Personal Stories
Ankita

Pride Is Political

What’s Pride Got To Do With It? Everything, And Then Some.
Personal Stories
Tejaswi Subramanian

What’s Pride Got To Do With It? Everything, And Then Some.

Living In And With The Body That I Have: Where Is The Body Positivity Movement Headed?
Coming OutPersonal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Saurabh Sharma

Living In And With The Body That I Have: Where Is The Body Positivity Movement Headed?

Exclusion In Inclusion: Trans Exclusion In Indian Corporate Culture
Personal Stories
Ritushree Panigrahi

Exclusion In Inclusion: Trans Exclusion In Indian Corporate Culture

“Each Identity Matters”: Queer Student Politics With Meghna Mehra
Personal Stories
Sara

“Each Identity Matters”: Queer Student Politics With Meghna Mehra

On Being Scared Of Myself
Personal Stories
Sara

On Being Scared Of Myself

The Intersection Of Space And Identity: How Queer Women Navigate Heterosexual Public Spaces
Personal Stories
Raavya Bhattacharyya

The Intersection Of Space And Identity: How Queer Women Navigate Heterosexual Public Spaces

Queerness, Grief And Self Acceptance
Coming OutPersonal Stories
Meera

Queerness, Grief And Self Acceptance

The Legend Of The Invisible Lesbians
Personal Stories
Khushi

The Legend Of The Invisible Lesbians

The Ways We Show Up And The Ways We Don’t
Personal Stories
Sara

The Ways We Show Up And The Ways We Don’t

Childhood Is The Kingdom Where Nobody Dies
Personal Stories
hopelesslyromanticallybi

Childhood Is The Kingdom Where Nobody Dies

Dawn Of The Day Of Equality
Personal Stories
hopelesslyromanticallybi

Dawn Of The Day Of Equality

Bisexuality, Being And Nothingness
Coming OutPersonal Stories
Sindhu Rajasekaran

Bisexuality, Being And Nothingness

Rant: Toxic Gender Roles, Stereotypes and Predispositions of The Monochrome Society
Personal Stories
hopelesslyromanticallybi

Rant: Toxic Gender Roles, Stereotypes and Predispositions of The Monochrome Society

Calm And Chaos Of Closeted Truth And Free Lies
Personal Stories
hopelesslyromanticallybi

Calm And Chaos Of Closeted Truth And Free Lies

Fools Rush In
Personal Stories
hopelesslyromanticallybi

Fools Rush In

The Loneliness And Intricacies Of Being A Trans Lesbian Woman In India: Community And Life
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Meenakshi

The Loneliness And Intricacies Of Being A Trans Lesbian Woman In India: Community And Life