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Oct 17, 2019
Close, Too Close: The Tranquebar Book of Queer Erotica raises questions around consent that we must engage withClose, Too Close: The Tranquebar Book of Queer Erotica (2012), edited by Meena and Shruti who identify as queer feminists, is a beautiful collection of stories about queer desire and intimacy, in which you will meet queer characters who are in no need of sympathy from people who claim to be allies but are unwilling to question the ways in which they stereotype and stigmatise.
Oct 06, 2019
The Queer Take: Dating apps promised a world of possibilities, but may have caged us further insteadDating apps are the new impasse in the possibilities for conversations, coming together, and coming.
Oct 03, 2019
Saikat Majumdar's The Scent of God is 'queer fiction'; but its heteronormative gaze says otherwiseIn the narrative universe of The Scent of God by Saikat Majumdar, queer love is allowed to exist only as a longing that must never utter its name
Sep 19, 2019
No Outlaws in the Gender Galaxy: Revisiting Zubaan's 2015 book, and what it illuminates of queer identitiesPrivilege keeps some of us from seeing how marginalised bodies navigate systems that assume the gender binary to be natural, coherent, and inflexible.
Sep 09, 2019
The Queer Take: Questions straight folks ask LGBTQ people — and what it says of power dynamicOver these many years, as a queer femme person living in this world, I’ve come to understand that the privacy granted to me by the general public is starkly different from the kind granted to other so-called 'normal' people.
Aug 15, 2019
Arundhati Katju: Section 377 was never only about sex, it was actually about right to citizenshipIt’s easy to think that maybe this [scrapping of Section 377] is just the onward march of history, that rights are inevitable and that we live in a world where rights will keep progressing – but that isn’t actually the case.
Aug 04, 2019
The Queer Take: What LGBTQ coming out stories and superhero origin comics have in commonSuperhero origin stories are engineered, made up to create narrative consonance, to act as a step to the next rung in the series. They are constructed, contrived and concocted. Coming out stories from the LGBTQ+ community have a similar style.
Jun 13, 2019
Forced sex fantasies and rape culture: What does one have to do with the other?How can the many women who experience rape fantasies, but reject rape culture, reconcile their erogeny and ideology, especially in an era of heightened cultural scrutiny?
May 25, 2019
The Queer Take: What I don't talk about when I talk about being a city dweller who doesn't like to travelIn his column 'The Queer Take', Joshua Muyiwa writes: I so want to travel and see the wide, wonderful world. It isn’t that I don’t have the resources alone to accomplish these aspirations, it is that travelling is an arduous experience for me.
May 15, 2019
The Queer Take: Drawing strength from transfolk, femme gay boys' pursuit of transformation amid adversityWhile fantasy and fiction form the finest adamantium skeleton of the queer body, it is clothes and accessories that are its flesh and skin. Fashion isn’t frivolous to us. We don’t see it as a static, commercial noun, but rather a dynamic, communal verb