A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Author: Harjant Gill

Two men hanging out on a side of a road, by their motorcycle. One wearing a blue tee sits on the motorcycle with his elbows on the handle. The other, in a blue shirt, stands resting his elbows on the first one's shoulder.

इससे पोर्न (कामुक सामग्री) का क्या लेना देना? भारत में नारीवाद, यौनिकता, पोर्नोग्राफी और मर्दानगी

 मैं अपनी एक अमेरिकन दोस्त के साथ बातचीत कर रहा था जो स्वयं को दूसरी लहर की नारीवादी मानती हैं और इसीलिए सभी मुख्यधारा की पोर्नोग्राफी और यौन कर्म को महिलाओं का दमन मानती हैं। चर्चा के दौरान उन्होंने यह सवाल सामने रखा ‘क्या आपको लगता है कि क्योंकि अधिकतर आसानी से उपलब्ध पोर्न में…
Two men hanging out on a side of a road, by their motorcycle. One wearing a blue tee sits on the motorcycle with his elbows on the handle. The other, in a blue shirt, stands resting his elbows on the first one's shoulder.

Issue In Focus: What’s Porn Got To Do With It?

During a recent conversation with an American friend who is a self-professed feminist of the second-wave variety and hence regards all mainstream pornography and sex work as blanketed subjugation of women, she posed the following query, “Do you think it’s because the majority of porn readily available on the Internet today features white Western women…
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