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यादों के ताने बाने उलझाती सुलझाती मैं

ख्वाबों को बुनान और उसके साथ खेलना – एक अलग ही अहसास है। तुम राजा, तुम रंक। तुम लेखक तुम निर्देशक। तुम्हारा बस चलता है। हम सब के अंदर अलग ख्वाब भरे हुए हैं।
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Jasmine Stains

Desire is a man's turf, right up there with moustaches and Adam's apples / I'm the apple, I am the snake, I am Eve / I am the vibrator nestled between flimsy, cheap lace underwear / I am the shame, of saying I came
Malini Chib

सेक्सलेस इन द सिटी (जिसमें मेरी कोई गलती भी नहीं)

सेक्स या भावनात्मक जुड़ाव के लिए दोनों तरफ़ से जुड़ाव होना ज़रूरी है। विकलांगता के साथ जी रहे व्यक्ति को स्वाभाविक रूप से थोड़ा ज़्यादा देना होगा जिससे कि रिश्ता चल सके।
An animated figure of Sita, with big kajal-laden eyes, wearing a crown, pink lehnga, and having four hands. She holds a shell, a lotus, and a sudarshan chakra in three hands. The background is watery green.

Sita Sings the Blues

Rama and Sita are no longer placeholders for chastity and virtue, but are human and they make excessive demands on each other, they are callous and take each other for granted all the time.
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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…
Selfie by a woman showing her striped, bright-coloured top, blue capri, and black and white sneakers.

Ah, the Seductive Lure of Instagram! #OutfitOfTheDay

Personally, I don’t know if it’s because of how Instagram has evolved, or the people using it, or, well, me. Among its most wonderful sights – jaw-dropping beautiful travel destinations; delicious-looking home-cooked South Indian food neatly arranged on a stainless steel plate; doodles and handicraft – what I love about the platform is watching people, mostly women, dressed up.
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Let’s Talk About 377 | Popular Culture is Changing How India Views Homosexuality

When Deepa Mehta’s Fire came out in 1996, violent protests roiled India over the depiction of romance between two female leads. There is no homosexuality in India, demonstrators declared while burning effigies in the Capital. In contrast, when Margarita With A Straw came out in 2014, it received accolades for its sensitive portrayal of queer desire in a woman with disability.
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