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

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image from the photoseries 'Body' by Veer Mishra

Brushstrokes: Body

“Every type of body is beautiful, and more importantly every type of body is different,” says artist Veer Mishra while describing Body, his series of illustrations. This ‘difference’ is the essence of what he tries to portray through his art.
Picture of a man and woman, in period costume, kissing.

Outlander: A Review

Time and time again, Galbaldon asks us, through the character of Claire, to remember that we are travelers, we move and are moved by the interactions and environments around us.

Editorial: Friendship and Sexuality

The statement “We are just friends”, does it make you wonder? Just friends? As in – merely friends? As in – friends not lovers? Even so, why the ‘just’? Is being friends and not lovers a lower category? While lovers are falsely privileged over friends, the truth is that friends may last longer than lovers…
A brunette child with curly hair looks in anger. Over the photo written in bold and caps in white colour, "All the problems in the world today, and you're mad 'cause my parents don't match?"

Story of an Odd Couple

True were his words that people will always talk, but why? What was so wrong with us? Was it because he was shorter and I was taller? Or was it because that when we hugged he was more in my embrace than me in his? Or was it that I had to bend a bit to kiss him? Strange how perceptions work about couples – no matter which identity one conforms to.
Two men hanging out on a side of a road, by their motorcycle. One wearing a blue tee sits on the motorcycle with his elbows on the handle. The other, in a blue shirt, stands resting his elbows on the first one's shoulder.

इससे पोर्न (कामुक सामग्री) का क्या लेना देना? भारत में नारीवाद, यौनिकता, पोर्नोग्राफी और मर्दानगी

 मैं अपनी एक अमेरिकन दोस्त के साथ बातचीत कर रहा था जो स्वयं को दूसरी लहर की नारीवादी मानती हैं और इसीलिए सभी मुख्यधारा की पोर्नोग्राफी और यौन कर्म को महिलाओं का दमन मानती हैं। चर्चा के दौरान उन्होंने यह सवाल सामने रखा ‘क्या आपको लगता है कि क्योंकि अधिकतर आसानी से उपलब्ध पोर्न में…
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