Literature

Book Review : The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

TMOUH is primarily a story of margins and marginalized; the ones who are ‘misfit’ for the soceity, the dunya as Anjum rightly called it, where hegemonic majoritarian politics make identities like being Queer, Woman, Dalit, Adivasi, Muslim, Kashmiri, Drug Addict, Syrian Christian, Poor and Uneducated the easy target of unbridled and insatiable hatred.

Poem: Two Palm Trees

Two palm trees, tall, stand beautiful, The background a pure blue, not a single cloud to tarnish it, The two almost of equal height, with similar crowns, A s... Read More...

Poem: Closets are for Clothes

Spirit etched away by a caustic silence, gradually over all these years Helpless heart, inside which grew a hideous giant fuelled by my tears;   A whip he had and a command I had to obey - to carry all around a heavy bag containing a... Read More...

Queer Potli – Exploring Urban Queer Spaces Through an Anthology

Queer Potli is a collection of 12 articles. Each article presents a very different view of such spaces which exist all around us. Spaces like private facilitations, NGO walk-in centres, even private spaces such as family and home along with public and cultural spaces, and how these spaces provide and lack safety for every queer person.