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I Am Not An Immersive Experience
Personal Stories
Khushi

I Am Not An Immersive Experience

My Experience At Mumbai Pride
Personal Stories
One of them, but not really

My Experience At Mumbai Pride

Rainbow World
Personal Stories
Azra Bhagat

Rainbow World

“Jersey Number 49! Left Winger!”: A Trans Man In A Women’s Football Team
Personal Stories
Imaan H

“Jersey Number 49! Left Winger!”: A Trans Man In A Women’s Football Team

Is The Grass Truly Greener?
Personal Stories
Akul Baiju

Is The Grass Truly Greener?

Sex Work And Stalking – My Experience
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Meera

Sex Work And Stalking – My Experience

The Search
Personal Stories
Akul Baiju

The Search

My First Sex Toy – A (Self) Love Story
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Kavz

My First Sex Toy – A (Self) Love Story

Dilli Dur Ast, The Heartache Of Loss Is A Lot Closer To Home
Personal Stories
Atharv Unhale

Dilli Dur Ast, The Heartache Of Loss Is A Lot Closer To Home

Pride Without Prejudice
Personal Stories
Akul Baiju

Pride Without Prejudice

A Non-Binary Journey: Experiences Of Visibility, Violence, And Silence.
Personal Stories
Navan Shetty

A Non-Binary Journey: Experiences Of Visibility, Violence, And Silence.

Would You Be My Friend?
Personal Stories
Hemakshi

Would You Be My Friend?

Unveiling The Kaleidoscope Of Queer Desire: A Journey Within
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Kashish Sharma

Unveiling The Kaleidoscope Of Queer Desire: A Journey Within

A Letter To Everyone and No One in Particular
Personal Stories
Bhanu

A Letter To Everyone and No One in Particular

Manu And Mya Mehmi: A Conversation On Trans Dalit Assertion
Personal Stories
Manu

Manu And Mya Mehmi: A Conversation On Trans Dalit Assertion

Day Of Reckoning
Personal Stories
Akul Baiju

Day Of Reckoning

When Polyamory Becomes Ordinary
Personal Stories
Sherein

When Polyamory Becomes Ordinary

Jamming With Conservative Psychologists And Doctors
Personal Stories
Eeva S

Jamming With Conservative Psychologists And Doctors

How I Found Refuge For My Gender Through Stand-Up
Personal Stories
Eeva S

How I Found Refuge For My Gender Through Stand-Up

Sense And Sensuality
Love + RelationshipsPersonal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Prasant

Sense And Sensuality

Dear Mean Girls
Personal Stories
Samina Parveen

Dear Mean Girls

It’s A Beautiful Life
Personal Stories
Robyn

It’s A Beautiful Life

Queer, But Not Enough.
Personal Stories
Shikha

Queer, But Not Enough.

The Experience Of Dating Online As A Trans-Person
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Kirti

The Experience Of Dating Online As A Trans-Person

Brown Liquid In A Green Cup
HealthPersonal Stories
Kashish Sharma

Brown Liquid In A Green Cup

Delhi Metro
Personal Stories
Hayathi

Delhi Metro

Reflecting On Reflections
Personal Stories
Gaw/Gautham Warrier

Reflecting On Reflections

An Evening Remembering Baba Saheb
Personal Stories
Chittajit Mitra

An Evening Remembering Baba Saheb

We Will Make It Through Pride
Personal Stories
Tejas Yadav

We Will Make It Through Pride

The Labyrinth Of My Gender Troubles
Personal Stories
Meera

The Labyrinth Of My Gender Troubles

My Walking Stick And I
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Hemakshi

My Walking Stick And I

To All The Women I Didn’t Know I Loved
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Usri Basistha

To All The Women I Didn’t Know I Loved

Marriage Equality: What Has Been A Distant Dream, For It To Feel So In-Reach Is Excruciating!
Personal Stories
Shreya Shetty

Marriage Equality: What Has Been A Distant Dream, For It To Feel So In-Reach Is Excruciating!

Breaking The Silence: Trixie Shares The Harrowing Ordeal Of Conversion Therapy
Personal Stories
Krupa Joseph

Breaking The Silence: Trixie Shares The Harrowing Ordeal Of Conversion Therapy

“It’s Your Fault!”- Experiences Of A Fat, Disabled Person
Personal Stories
Hemakshi

“It’s Your Fault!”- Experiences Of A Fat, Disabled Person

My Tribe, My Queer Family
Personal Stories
Prasenjit Chaudhuri

My Tribe, My Queer Family

A Queer’s World
Personal Stories
Mrinal (He/him)

A Queer’s World

Peer Support Spaces Are The Alternative Support Systems Queer Folks Deserve
Personal Stories
Usri Basistha

Peer Support Spaces Are The Alternative Support Systems Queer Folks Deserve

On Gender Dysphoria
Personal Stories
Rhea Laskar

On Gender Dysphoria

Taking Gender Out Of Genitals: Penetration, Possibilities, And The Trans Body As A Site Of Reconstruction
Personal Stories
Arundhati

Taking Gender Out Of Genitals: Penetration, Possibilities, And The Trans Body As A Site Of Reconstruction

Queer Joy In 2023                                             
Personal Stories
Rohini Shetty (she/her)

Queer Joy In 2023                                             

Rituals Of Queerness
HealthPersonal Stories
Sahil

Rituals Of Queerness

“I Heard She’s A <em>Lesbo</em>!” On Being Queer And Surviving Catholic Convent School
Personal Stories
Sritama Sen

“I Heard She’s A Lesbo!” On Being Queer And Surviving Catholic Convent School

Letter To My Boyfriend
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Shilpa Sachdeva

Letter To My Boyfriend

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

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

I Don’t Go Around Shouting That I’m Straight!
Personal Stories
Khushi

I Don’t Go Around Shouting That I’m Straight!

my nameless toffee
Personal Stories
thodasarum

my nameless toffee

Co-existing With Other Sexual Orientations
Coming OutPersonal Stories
Anuradha Sriram

Co-existing With Other Sexual Orientations

On Dreams And Hopes: What Has Changed For Me In The Two Years Since The Section 377 Verdict
Personal Stories
Ananya Priyadarshi

On Dreams And Hopes: What Has Changed For Me In The Two Years Since The Section 377 Verdict

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

In Conversation With LGBTQ+ And Dalit Rights Activist Rishi Raj
Personal Stories
Lakshanya

In Conversation With LGBTQ+ And Dalit Rights Activist Rishi Raj

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

Who Really Owns The Public Space?
Personal Stories
Anureet Watta

Who Really Owns The Public Space?

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

Calm And Chaos Of Closeted Truth And Free Lies

6th September 2018
Personal Stories
Anonymous

6th September 2018

Fools Rush In
Personal Stories
hopelesslyromanticallybi

Fools Rush In

The Lesbian Friendzone: Do You find Yourself Caught Too?
Love + RelationshipsPersonal Stories
Devrupa Rakshit

The Lesbian Friendzone: Do You find Yourself Caught Too?

Private Matters
Personal Stories
Anon

Private Matters

She Prefers The Pronouns They
Personal Stories
Jo

She Prefers The Pronouns They

A Beginners’ Guide To Being A Bisexual Muslim
Personal Stories
Asfiyah

A Beginners’ Guide To Being A Bisexual Muslim

Poem: Don’t Tell Me To Cut My Hair
Personal StoriesSex + Body Positivity
Anshumaan Sathe

Poem: Don’t Tell Me To Cut My Hair

The Faces I’ve Worn
Personal Stories
Vishnu

The Faces I’ve Worn

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

A Safe Space For Desi Queers