A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South: We are working towards cultivating safe, inclusive, and self-affirming spaces in which all individuals can express themselves without fear, judgement or shame

Author: Mona Mishra

Two men with beards face each other

The Examined Life of Masculinities  

The inability to correctly identify, express and soothe (all three without exception, and in no particular order) inner vulnerabilities and imperfections is the weakest link between asserting masculinities and being able to properly live their full potential.
Poster of the film "Fire". Two young Indian women wearing kajal and earrings laughing. Screen reader support enabled. Poster of the film "Fire". Two young Indian women wearing kajal and earrings laughing.

Issue In Focus: Dealing With HIV—Has India Missed the Bus?

HIV remains exceptional in that it carries the seemingly immutable burden of being synonymous with immoral behaviour. Open and safe conversations on sexual rights and freedoms in the context of both disease and pleasure should have been the method of decoupling HIV from prevailing notions of morality. India’s HIV programme over the past 25 years…
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