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

Access

A photo of heterosexual couple sitting cross-legged on a rampart beside the sea. The man is wearing a blue shirt and there are shopping bags beside him. Beside him, only the mid-length hair of the woman can be seen. In the horizon is the city skyline of Mumbai with skyscrapers and other buildings at golden hour.

Public Sex and the Police in Urban Spaces

While sex workers face repeated harassment by the police, many young couples face threats in a one-off incident if the police finds them with their partner/lover. They may face police surveillance of expressions of intimacy and affection in public.
On a blue background, an illustration of a person sitting cross-legged, in lighter blue, with 6 arms outstretched over the other. From each arm emanates a light blue line and shapes. Different objects circle the person such as a yellow-orange open book, a black mobile phone, a yellow sun with rays, a glass of water in light blue, a pink pen, a pink cup, a sheet of white paper outlined in pink with the lettering YOU'RE ENOUGH, a black watch. On the top right, in capital yellow letters: PERSONAL TOOL KIT. On the bottom right, in roman black letters: Instructional guide / Health and hygiene / Personal diary / Visual reminders / Phone apps. Under it, in yellow roman font: (Find detailed instructions on the website)

A Guide To Affordable Mental Health Care For The Queer Community

In a country like India where both mental health and non-binary identities are topics that are neglected despite being essential parts of an individual’s identity, it can be quite challenging to navigate through issues regarding the same. Accessibility to affordable and quality mental health services is a serious difficulty that the queer Indian population faces.
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Editorial: Class and Sexuality

In our mid-month issue, Amit Timilsina writes about the role class plays in the decisions that young people make, and what he himself, as a young person and a youth leader, had to do to gain access to resources and to professional acceptance.
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।
A brightly coloured abstract painting consisting of painbrush lines going in all directions.

Poem of desire and (dis)ability

they say my body is broken they look at me with pity but little do they know when i scream your name and writhe in pleasure my body serves me well   they have labels for me and words like access and care are bandied about but do they know how we fit and how…
Bishakha Datta with short hair, wearing green earrings, and a brown top.

Interview: Bishakha Datta on the Brave New (Digital) World

Bishakha Datta is an Indian filmmaker, activist and a former journalist. She runs Point of View, a Mumbai based non-profit, and supports and serves on the board of non-profit organizations, such as CREA, and the Wikimedia Foundation. Point of View set up the website sexualityanddisability.org in collaboration with CREA, creating a forum for information, discussion,…
Photo of a candlelight vigil, showing a gathering of people coming together to write the name 'Savita' using candles

Making Abortion Safer

India has a very liberal abortion law on paper. Compared with global standards, the Indian law that governs abortions, the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, allows for abortion for a broad range of indications, making it a very progressive law that has been around for more than four decades. But how many of us really know this?
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