On Rosa Diaz’s (and my) Coming Out: A Reflection

By Srinitya Duvvuri bisexual, she/her When Rosa Diaz of Brooklyn Nine-Nine came out as bisexual to her precinct on my smudgy laptop screen, I cheered. When Rosa came out to her parents, and came out to them again in the light of their misconceptions, I cried at how real it felt. Two months later, when I…

QUEER DATING 101: According To People Who Don’t Suck At it

Posted by Damini Mehta bisexual, she/her Being queer can be hard enough, and well, dating in the queer world is a whole another ball game. But fear not, fair queers, it’s a world that we shall face with valiance and success (even though gaydars are super hard to perfect sometimes) Here’s a few tips you…

The History Of Men’s Rights Activism And Where It Went Wrong

  By Sapphira Beth queer, non-binary she/they Men’s Rights Activism is something that’s currently still taking up roots in most parts of the world, with men thinking that they are somehow supposedly being systematically oppressed by “feminism”. Within Indian boundaries, the men’s rights movement has been steadily growing with even women showing support and advocating…

Why Is It Difficult to Accept Pink Capitalism?

Posted by Vaishnavi Bhaskar It is criminal to reduce the modern day markets and corporate culture to a simple demand and supply relation. Corporates don’t function in isolation, they thrive on tapping the most popular social trend and making themselves visible as the flag bearer of that cause.  This freedom to participate in whichever way…

Riding Pillion

Posted by Snigdha Popuri Artwork by Neha Upadhyay i keep nervous-glancing at the unattended brake and clutch levers as we head to the bus stop. finally, i ask him to keep a steady finger on things. i immediately catch his indifference in the side view mirror. my brother’s pride be damned, aren’t our lives more…

Megumi Igarashi – The Woman Who Built A Vagina Kayak

Posted By Apoorva Jain queer, cisgender female she/her Megumi Igarashi (五十嵐恵 Igarashi Megumi), who uses the pseudonym Rokudenashiko (meaning “bastard girl”, “good-for-nothing girl”), is a Japanese sculptor and manga artist who has received public attention for her work featuring female genitalia. On her website, she describes how growing up, she had never seen other women’s…

6 Video Games That Create A Queer Virtual Reality

Posted by Sapphira Beth queer, non-binary she/they Artwork by Harpreet  bisexual, cisgender male he/him Growing up I remember playing ‘Sims 3’ for the first time.  My mind was blown to pieces when I found out that if I played as a female character, I could flirt and be with other female characters. That was probably a…

Must Attend LGBTQ+ Events Happening In Delhi This August!

Friends of Linger is a mixed genre, ‘many faces’ band that has been credited with the first ever English dedication to the LGBTQ community back in 2013. Their recent release – Dignity – has been adopted by the global movement for women – She Decides. 16th august Hard Rock Cafe, Saket – Friends of Linger 8:30 pm…