A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Author: Sashwati Banerjee

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Sex in the Times of Menopause

Sashwati Banerjee is the Managing Director of Sesame Workshop in India. Ms. Banerjee leads the organisation in its mission to create innovative, engaging content that maximises the educational power of all media to help kids grow smarter, stronger and kinder. Prior to joining Sesame Workshop in India, Ms. Banerjee was the Program Director and Communications…
A series of abstract drawings in pink and green, with the cutout of a dancing girl towards the left

Sex in the Times of Menopause

I am single and successful in the city. My general health is under control. I can still pull off an all-nighter maybe once a quarter. My sexuality and desire have evolved and matured with my age. Heck, in my eyes, I am Mrs. Robinson. But the eye candy at the bar sees me as Miss Havisham.
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Gender and Sesame Street

My mother was not a role model for me when I was growing up – not in the traditional sense of role models. She loved me more than anything else in the world, to accept my decisions: wearing shorts and not frilly lace frocks, playing football instead of learning Rabindra Sangeet (that every man, woman,…
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