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Introduction to Explore: Stories of Youth & Sexuality

This article was originally published in The Medium. Explore: Stories of Youth & Sexuality Growing up, I was a very sexually curious, open, and experimentative child. I had a sort of spirit surrounding it, an inquisitive drive to learn more about my own body, and the sexual world I had just recently discovered existed. Persistent…

The Man In The Saree

This article was originally published in Gaysi magazine, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 IN) Posted byAsfiyah Posted onJan 7 2020 To my astonishment, and fiendish delight, I witnessed a sight unbeknown to me. A man wearing a… saree? A spurt of giggles escaped my mouth as I prodded my mother, and pointed conspicuously towards the window. I don’t…

Medical Abortion: Nurses have a Say?

This article was originally published in Hidden Pockets. Have you heard the Beatles song “Help?” or  Do you remember that song? Ever thought it along the lines of people in need for abortion and nurses? “Help, I need somebody. Help, not just anybody, Help, you know  I need someone, help. When I was younger, so…

How Grindr, The Dating App Is Destroying My Mental Health

By Kanav Narayan Sahgal December 4, 2019 Posted by Kanav Sahgal Growing up, I always knew I was homosexual. My childhood was wrought with memories of bullying, self-doubt and insecurities, most of which were due to other people’s comments about my effeminate voice, body language, dressing sense and taste in music. I felt alone because I…
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There’s Something Queer About Tumblr

LGBTIQA+ young people should feel safe and empowered in everyday physical spaces, and many do – often with support from a wider community of peers who share similar experiences. But until the world becomes more friendly for queer and gender diverse people, we expect they’ll continue to find safety, community, identity, and friendship on Tumblr.