A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

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The Impossibility of Intimacy

Roland Barthes writes in A Lover’s Discourse that we begin to think of ‘love’ as an idea only when our beloved or the object of desire has departed – either when love has failed, or in the absence of the lover – that is absolutely crucial to any theorisation of love.
A still from a video. A mother, a daughter, and a maid are coversing while working in the kitchen.
Photo Credit: YouTube

Video Page: Khaney Mein Kya Hai?

The engaging and humorous short film Khaney Mein Kya Hai (What's to eat?) focuses on a seemingly mundane conversation between a newly-wed woman and her mother during the couple’s first visit after their honeymoon. As mother and daughter prepare lunch along with their domestic help, their discussion about food quickly turns into something else… We curate videos…
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