A digital magazine on sexuality, based 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

Vulnerability and Sexuality

मेट्रो के एक डब्बे के अंदर की तस्वीर। मेट्रो के अंदर लाल रंग की सारी सीट खाली हैं।

उन्मुक्त स्वछंद व्यवहार और लोगों की प्रतिक्रिया – एक मेट्रो यात्री की नज़र से 

इस घटना नें मुझे हिलाकर रख दिया था। मुझे महसूस हुआ कि हमारे समाज में जहां सामान्य से हटकर किसी भी तरह के व्यवहार को मान्य नहीं समझा जाता, वहाँ लोगों को सिर्फ अपने जेंडर और यौनिकता की अभिव्यक्ति करने की भी कितने बड़ी कीमत चुकानी पड़ती है। समाज के इस असहनशीलता से मेरे मन में डर का जो भाव पैदा हुआ, वह मेरे लिए कोई नया नहीं था।
Image of two dolls swaying their legs and arms. The doll on the left has long hair and is wearing a red coloured head scarf on its head and a white sweater and black pants. The doll also has makeup on its face. The doll on the rights has short hair and is wearing a white sweater with grey pants. The doll has a black woolen scarf around its neck

Tinderization of Feeling

To be without intricacies is to be without emotional boundaries, to disregard whoever whenever. Besties save you from your shit. They are your heart, and they transcend any efficiency that the Tinderization Bestie Robot attempts to offer you in its binary fantasy.

Interview – Indu Harikumar

I was watching something recently that said it was a bad thing to be vulnerable, but I don’t think it is a bad thing. I do see that there is a certain amount of power in vulnerability, it also needs courage, in my experience.

Being Comfortable in My Skin

I felt naked in front of everyone when I first came out, and I can’t stress enough how much my male privilege has helped me out here. I don’t even know if people found it serious enough to consider it my identity instead of ‘a mere sexual preference’ or ‘a phase’ (always a classic dismissal).
A black and white photograph of two children walking on an empty road. One child’s hand is on the shoulders of the other child

Communication: A Path to Vulnerability

We must all care for ourselves and be discerning about when and where and with whom we show our cards…but those who can hold our emotional and sexual vulnerability are out there, and we can find them and be all of who we are.