Sexuality

Coming Out as an LGBT Muslim

I say one can be LGBT+ and reconcile it with faith, it is a story they do not want to hear because it provides a positive role model story and goes against the narrative they have chosen to portray repeatedly.

Homophobia is Subtle in Gurudom

Most of these gurus do oppose the criminalising of homosexuality, and so appear to be modern. However, they do see homosexuality as a deviance (or its Sanskrit equivalent), or a 'fluidity' that needs explanation, management and re-alignment

Rainbow State of Mind: Indian Youth and the Impact of Sexuality

Aptly named “Rainbow State of Mind”, the event took place on the 27th of January at South Asian University, Delhi and consisted of members of the LGBT+ community coming together with their straight allies to discuss experiences of queerness.

My Sexuality Doesn’t Define Me

Yes, I am gay and it doesn’t make me a pervert and I won’t try upon you. Nor does it give you the right to judge my sexuality. My sexuality is no one else’s business to judge and to comment upon

The Sexuality of Villains (And the Story That Bollywood will not Tell)

The heroine/hero is heterosexual and chaste, essentially hetero-normative. The villain is homosexual and deviant. While everyone is talking about historical accuracy and creative license, few are noticing the closet homophobia uniting filmmakers, playwrights and critics across party lines.

Fem for Fem

There are many Mascs who date Fem guys, but how many Fems date another Fem? Mostly they just end up wanting to be "sisters" or "friends".

Being Demisexual

When you "do it" with someone whom you are emotionally connected to, where there is a deep feeling of "you are mine and I am yours", your inhibitions run away. Every kiss, every touch, and caress gives you a feeling of being explored by someone who is going to love you, beyond the bed