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…

“Pedosexuality” Isn’t An LGBT+ Identity, Stop Trying To Make It One!

Posted by Pallavi Kaul bisexual, cisgender female Artwork by Damini Mehta Amongst a number of  widespread misconceptions about queer people, associating homosexuality  to pedophilia is an age old one. Queer people, for a very long time, have been accused of being pedophiles. There have also been deliberate attempts by queerphobic individuals and pedophiles alike to…

The Confessions Of An Indian Queer “Chinki”

Posted by Janet Massar I have an insatiable compulsion to walk around my apartment naked. I walk out of the bedroom, into my kitchen and finally into the bathroom. I then strip off my gold and red dashiki in front of a full-length mirror and contort my face in disgust as the mirror in front…