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Cover Image Stars In My Eyes ft. Meena Kumari 6 people tell us why the Tragedy Queen mattered to them on her birthday! 01, Jul 2022 Cover Image Breaking My Heart And Finding Myself Imran on why queer break-ups are hard, but you can't lose yourself entirely in love. Cover Image Love Paranoia After every rejection I ask, is it my disability? Cover Image QUESTIONS. RUMINATION. CONVERSATION Or What is he doing right now? Cover Image Reckless In Love, Powerful In Sisterhood - Vijeta Kumar Interviews Asha Kowtal Asha was General Secretary of All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) for eleven years Cover Image My Wobbly Bits: Making Friends with My New-Old Body In my 50's, I'm rearing a kid by myself and greeting new body parts ever so frequently. Cover Image Stories From A Survey: Manju's Story 01, Nov 2021 Cover Image "The Talk Of The Heart, It’s Not As Easy As It Looks" : Saleem Kidwai’s Friendship with Begum Akhtar An interview with the late Saleem Kidwai about his life and friendship with Begum. 12, Sep 2021 Cover Image Some of us need to be understood differently: Breaking Up and Mental Illness Rukmini writes about her relationship and break-up, and how as a person with mental-illness, she wishes it could have been done differently. 29, Jul 2021 Cover Image Not-So-Textbook Techniques For Erogenous A-B-C-D Practical lessons to master the art of touching Erogenous Zones! 18, Dec 2020 Cover Image Self-love, And Other Jarring Tasks I Am Forced To Perform During Lockdown What if lockdown loneliness found you new love? 09, Dec 2020 Cover Image WHAT IS PRIVACY The AOI Guide To Privacy 02, Nov 2020 Cover Image How Masturbation Helped Me Cope With Heartbreak Masturbation and other remedies for rejection. 29, Oct 2020 Cover Image The Sacred Flower : A Poem Reveling in your own touch & blooming with pleasure! 18, Oct 2020 Cover Image Tell Me Tarot, Will He Ever Come Back? After Manjari is ghosted, all search for closure leads to herself. 02, Jul 2020 Cover Image Secret Loves And Broken Hearts: A Comic A comic about queer desire, love, and loss. 26, Jun 2020 Cover Image "So Many Women, But It's Her I Love" An excerpt from Maya Sharma's Loving Women: Being Lesbian in Unprivileged India 07, Jun 2020 Cover Image What Falling For My Friend As A Lesbian Taught Me About How We Express Friendship Does queerness complicate the experience of falling for a friend? 15, Jun 2020 Cover Image Love x Sex x Caste: A Reading List Will you read about love with us? 15, Apr 2020 Cover Image "Enough, Let's Fuck" and Other Poems of Art and Lust 22, Mar 2020 Cover Image S.W.A.G. Secretly We Are Gay Two closeted gay men, who are married to women, fall in love with each other. 01, Mar 2020 Cover Image Small Doubts: What Do I Do if Someone Refuses to See Me After a One-Night Stand? Our Sex Ett column. This time, on dealing with rejection! 13, Nov 2019 Cover Image When Pyaar Cannot be Taken Forward Body Peechhe Pad Jaati Hai. What else to do? 18, Oct 2019 Cover Image Remembering the Life of Sweet Maria Through Art A unique monument to the murdered trans activist reminds us of her life as well as the violence that trans people face in India 19, Jun 2019 Cover Image Maybe Fighting with a Friend isn't Such a Bad Thing Why do we find it so easy to let friendship fade away? 20, Jun 2019 Cover Image More Than An Identity: How I Realised My Struggle Was With Being Sexual, Not Homosexual My identity as a queer person became a bit of a shield from the world of love, the world of sex 11, Jun 2019 Cover Image Dil Ki Rani, Rishton Ka Rajya A look at the many kinds of relationships in the realm of rishtas! 28, Feb 2019 Cover Image I Make the Kind of Goddesses that I Want to See A Brooklyn-based artist and sculptor on six works that mean a lot to her 07, Mar 2019 Cover Image Things Young Men Say to Me During Sex-Ed Workshops From ‘What is a clitoris?’ to sharing stories of heartbreak, a sexuality educator tells us some of the burning issues on men’s minds 15, Jan 2019 Cover Image When a Workshop about Love and Desire Turned into a Raucous Party 26, Oct 2018 Cover Image You Should Wear Maroon For Your Skin" and Other Advice I've Ignored as a Non-Fair Woman Why hide under drab colours? Bold lip art – bright colours, filigree designs, polka dots – are my jam 24, Aug 2018 Cover Image My Exes Live in a Sexy Nexus. I Love them All We need our exes like we need our brothers and sisters and favourite cousins to remember who we were 03, Jul 2018 Cover Image 'I Hope that My Art Replaces Judgement with Acceptance' I express queerness through my art, then it exists with all the politics and the complexities that surround it, whether it’s social or it’s personal. 30, Jun 2018 Cover Image Isn't A Whatsapp Love Story A Real Love Story? Could you fall crazily in love with someone you've never met IRL? 12, Jun 2018 Cover Image From Saat Khoon Maaf to Khoon-Kharaba : Ways People React To Cheating! Stories from people who discovered their lovers’ infidelity, what happened next and what they think about it now. 03, Feb 2020 Cover Image How Dancing Helped Me Fix My Broken Heart There is no gender in dance. Pick your gender for today and tomorrow if I ask you to switch you should be able to do it . 29, Apr 2018 Cover Image I Dreamed of Having a Suhaag Raat Straight Out of the Movie Kama Sutra. My Actual Experience Was Nothing Like It It’s been a decade since I had sex with a man. 20, Mar 2018 Cover Image Is It Better To Have Loved and Lost Than Never To Have Loved At All? While we sometimes have the pleasure and good luck of finding a “Truly, madly, deeply” wala love, we may not always find the “Forever and always” kind. 04, Feb 2018 Cover Image Dating an Older Woman Made Me Take Myself and Relationships More Seriously It made me do a lot of prioritizing and reorganizing. It was stabilizing. 08, Jan 2018 Cover Image Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki? The Big Fat Indian Break-Up Two love stories in which Family played very different roles. 10, Nov 2017 Cover Image #QueerlyHeartbroken: A Twitter Chat With Sonal Giani Queer Rights Activist Sonal Giani, on being Queer and Heartbroken, the common issues faced by queer people during break ups and how to deal with it. 01, Nov 2017 Cover Image WE MET ON GRINDR. NOW THE INTIMACY OF THE SEX WE HAD MAKES IT HARD FOR ME TO FORGET HIM Some loves are sexual, where emotion, body and connection become powerfully joined in the intimacy of sex more than anything else. It is an intoxication, a nasha that’s hard to forget, because it runs deep. 08, Nov 2017 Cover Image Are We Together or Broken Up? The Agony of Ambiguity. I was afraid to straight up ask him for an answer and he didn’t have the decency to be a bit clearer. 30, Oct 2017 Cover Image Just How Long is This Breakup Going to Take? If you didn’t count his crying, nagging, and emotional blackmail, he was a genuinely nice guy who cared about me and wanted the best for me. 07, Nov 2017 Cover Image My First Break-Up Was Nothing Like The Movies We just sat down, wringing our hands. I said, “We have to confront reality. I don’t think we should be together anymore.” 13, Oct 2017 Cover Image The Extravagant Love-Pain Poems of Meena Kumari Meena Kumari turned tragic love into art and social commentary 01, Aug 2017 Cover Image Dil Google Google ho gaya AKA how I internet stalked my way through a break up I’d scroll down from post to post, to find semblance of a love lost. As though trying to relive our time together by scrolling down will undo everything that happened to us. 11, Oct 2017 Cover Image For 25 Years I've Stayed Faithful To A Husband Who Refused Me Sex Do I need sex? Well not really but I’d definitely like some. 17, Jul 2017 Cover Image PETROL BACHAO, CREEP JEEP MAT CHALAO. YOUR ROAD-MAP TO POST-REJECTION RECOVERY! 14, Jul 2017 Cover Image Watch Me As I Fall In Love: 5 Trans Persons Talk About Dating Love is supposed to be the simplest thing, but it isn’t. 17, May 2017 Cover Image WHY I DECIDED TO PAINT SEXY PICTURES OF MALE MOVIE STARS 24, Mar 2017 Cover Image MY 1.2 FOOT VAGINA 21, Mar 2017 Cover Image Open that Door! Flirting Fundas of Old Tamil Poetry 01, Mar 2017 Cover Image A Craving For French Fries Have you ever had this sudden, urgent, mad craving for french fries? Like I did, on rainy days when petrichor can drive you to delirium. 19, Feb 2017 Cover Image PURURVASA’S LOVE-MAKING ALMANAC 14, Feb 2017 Cover Image LOST AND FOUND POEMS OF A GIRL WHO LIKED SEX Naughty and Nice poems by Nisha Susan 09, Feb 2017 Cover Image Artist Tarini Sethi: "Everyone is the same, we all have imperfections" Everyone is awkward about themselves in some way or another. It’s okay to hate parts of your body, but these parts are what define you and one has to learn to love them instead of hide them. 18, Dec 2016 Cover Image Images and Imaginations of Sex Before we can create something, we have to imagine it. 12, Dec 2016 Cover Image Her Lovely Naked Body “It’s the curves of her body, the stillness in her eyes and the long, cascading hair that I find very beautiful.” 11, Dec 2016 Cover Image A LOVE SUPREME Is it better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all? Gudiya's story of love ending in tragedy is both unbearably tender and painful - but it will make you believe in the idea of a love supreme. 26, Aug 2016 Cover Image Qayanat Ka Romancenama “A board was flashing a sign: Qayanat*, I love you. It was like a film. I could not believe this was all happening for me, to me.” Qayanat’s romance, begins like a film, proceeds like a film, complete with shayris, desperation, twists and turns, 100 free sms a day, ice-cream in the mall, and her reflection in her boyfriend’s eyes. How does this filmi Romance-nama culminate? Not at all as you would expect – listen here to this podcast full of fizz and glitter: Qayanat ka Romancenama. 12, Aug 2016 Cover Image In A Gay Bar You Can See Forever An Indian man at 31, in a gay bar for the first time, experiencing male erotic tenderness for the first time. Cover Image Images and Imaginations of Sex The segregation of sex in this world. The boundaries of porn and the erotic art. The notions of beauty, desirability and sexuality, as they differ, for industry and the individual. An essay by graphic artist Orijit Sen on his way of imaging and imagining sex. Cover Image Sexy Saturday Songs curated by Sidharth Bhatia 26, Dec 2015