A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Author: Sashwati Banerjee

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Sex in the Times of Menopause

Trust me when I say that hitting middle age is a double-edged sword. Being on the other side of 50, single and successful in the city has its advantages. But it also comes with its own set of problems. I have to be extra careful about my cholesterol, bones, food, booze, all-night binges – everything…
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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