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Cover Image What Are We Really Asking For When We Say We Want To Be Touched? An Interview with Ratnaboli Ray Psychologist and mental health activist Ratnaboli Ray discusses skin hunger, touch and mental health. Cover Image How We Found Comprehensive Sex-Ed Goals in the AOI Blue Film Contest! Condoms se Consent tak, everything a Blue Film Script can reveal! 16, Mar 2022 Cover Image Fantasy, Feminism, Erotics, Politics: An Interview with Jaya Sharma Jaya Sharma tells us about BDSM, fantasy and reality ka khel! 19, Feb 2022 Cover Image Con Se Confidence Tak: The AOI Guide to Sexual Confidence It's much than just being Lord Fuckalot, ok? 24, Jan 2022 Cover Image What Is Sexual Confidence Anyway? 20 People Tell Us Beyond the stereotypes of wham, bam, thank you ma'am, what does it really mean? 15, Jan 2022 Cover Image Dilbadar: A Dating Manifesto Minus The Bad Advice Putting the pleasure back in online dating! 11, Dec 2021 Cover Image How Do Vulnerabilities Play Out in Sex? Why do we make sexual choices that make us vulnerable? Can one #VulnerABILITY lead to another? 12, Jul 2021 Cover Image Internet Sexplorer: How Digital Laws Impact Online Intimacy, Privacy and Discovery How long is the arm of the law with digital freedom and desire? 10, Jan 2021 Cover Image IT’S NOT ONLY WORDS! THE AOI SEXTING PRIMER The AOI Sexting Primer 04, Jan 2021 Cover Image WHAT IS PRIVACY The AOI Guide To Privacy 02, Nov 2020 Cover Image My Journey From Trauma To Touch - A Poem Can trauma soften when we confront it? 09, Oct 2020 Cover Image Dear Girls Who Sent Nudes, Thank You What leaking of nude pictures says about betrayal of consent and privacy. 03, Sep 2020 Cover Image Small Doubts: Can I Ask Her To Send Nudes? In this month's #SexEtt comic - Etiquette of exchanging sexy pictures! 30, Aug 2020 Cover Image Can I Open The Window And Let Go Of The Past? A journey back to a room full of a traumatic memory to seek reconciliation. 07, Jul 2020 Cover Image Small Doubts: If My Partner Gives Me A Below Job, Am I Also Supposed To Give Him A Below Job In Return? 28, Apr 2020 Cover Image Stuff People Said They Miss In Porn! What people wish porn also included. 31, Jan 2020 Cover Image Is ‘Good Touch’ and ‘Bad Touch’ an Unhelpful Shortcut to Teaching Kids about Consent? Is focusing all our energy only on preventing abuse, instead of building autonomy, missing the woods for the trees? 08, Oct 2019 Cover Image Skin Hunger: The AOI Guide to Mental Health and Touch A fun explainer, in comics form, about why touch is so important for our well-being. 03, Oct 2019 Cover Image The AOI Guide on How to Say No Sounds simple, but we all know it's tricky in real life! 22, Aug 2019 Cover Image Here's How Laws on Sexual Autonomy Have Changed for Women Sometimes the law is ahead of how people actually live, and sometimes it’s behind 12, Sep 2019 Cover Image Watch These #GrownUpGirls Re-Define Adulthood Seven young women talk about the sparkling futures they envision for themselves 30, Apr 2019 Cover Image Quotes from The Courts About Women and the Right to Consent! When courtrooms recognize women as individuals and their right to choose, the quotes are bound to be dhamakedar! 14, Mar 2019 Cover Image Know These 19th Century folks and Their Hatke Ideas on Marriage, Sex and Women? Here's some people who stirred up the the debate on child marriage and women's rights! 09, Mar 2019 Cover Image What is the Age of Consent in India? A series of handy cards to help you figure out the ins and outs of what the law says. 22, Jan 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 Are You About to Have Sex for the First Time? Here’s a Handy Checklist To Get Ready For It! Excited but nervous? Confused? Here's what you can keep in mind! 08, Jan 2019 Cover Image A Crowd Sourced List On Consent A crowd sourced list of important material on consent. 02, Dec 2018 Cover Image We Asked: Has #MeToo Changed Anything for You? Here’s What You Told Us 29, Nov 2018 Cover Image The Masculinity Detox Diet Easy tips to cleanse your system of toxic masculinity. 22, Nov 2018 Cover Image My Male Friends and I Talked About Sex Constantly, But Not How We Really Felt About It I’m trying to unlearn everything I’d absorbed in predominantly male spaces. It’s making me a better person. 13, Nov 2018 Cover Image If You're Unsure What POSH, LoSHA, ICC & Other Terms Are, This Is For You. Some common terms being used in the #MeToo conversation, explained. 20, Oct 2018 Cover Image My First Time Taught Me How Not to Have Sex 24, Jan 2019 Cover Image Changing the Conversation on Consent with A Nayi Emotional Bhasha Have you seen Love in the Garden of Consent/Ishq ke Baagh mein Marzi hai Minimum yet? 02, Sep 2018 Cover Image 'Aap Karthe Mere Saath Sex?' The day my research interview with a Hyderabad auto driver went off script to include sex, desire and consent 09, Aug 2018 Cover Image What My Live-In Relationship Taught Me About Consent She wanted to say no, but felt compelled to say yes. She would signal how she truly felt, but he would pretend not to understand. Consent proved tricky and elusive, until she developed the muscle she needed to say 'no'. 02, Aug 2018 Cover Image Why My Photo for My Lover Ruffled So Many Feathers I had taken the photo years ago on my phone and sent it to my boyfriend, but it had stayed with me in my head. 11, Jun 2018 Cover Image Sex Actually: Memories of Mid-Afternoon Sex, and Losing Friends 11, Oct 2018 Cover Image Sex Actually: Ecstasy, Anxiety and the Fear of Being Judged Sex, as it actually is. 08, May 2018 Cover Image Sex Actually: Of Broken Vaginas and Negotiating Consent New stories of women's unforgettable sexual encounters. 19, Apr 2018 Cover Image Flirting: Whats Okay? Whats Not Okay? 17, Mar 2018 Cover Image Why Flirting Without Agenda Matters: Lessons from the Caribbean There is a way to verbally and non-verbally gauge another person’s interest without harassing them. It’s called flirting 13, Mar 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 Sex Actually 2.0 : Stories of women's sexual experiences and thoughts... continued. 31, Jan 2018 Cover Image Sex Actually: The Sexual Encounter Women Say They Can't Forget Women make sense of their diverse sexual experiences. 26, Jan 2018 Cover Image Sex Actually (Let’s Talk About It) Have you ever had a sexual encounter that you just couldn’t forget? That keeps coming back to you from time to time or all the time? 19, Jan 2018 Cover Image LOVE, SEX AND KHICHDI I just wanted to hold him tight and never let go. I wanted to make sure he would come back and I wanted to scream at him for untangling the ‘not’s in my chest. 12, Dec 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 I was the Abusive One In My Relationship. My Break-up Taught Me To Change. I’ve realised that there is no purpose to just feeling perpetually guilty. What I can do now is never treat anyone else the way I treated her. 12, Oct 2017 Cover Image Making Sense of An Ending 27, Jul 2017 Cover Image THE STAGES OF CONSENT 14, Jul 2017 Cover Image The AOI Guide For Lady-People To Be Sure Your Ishq Moves Aren't Creepy 13, Jul 2017 Cover Image PETROL BACHAO, CREEP JEEP MAT CHALAO. YOUR ROAD-MAP TO POST-REJECTION RECOVERY! 14, Jul 2017 Cover Image How To Have THAT Awkward Conversation 28, Jun 2017 Cover Image PYAAR TOH HAI, PAR SEX NAHIN Rudraksh, a young man from Lucknow, longs to delve into the pleasures of sex. But what's holding him back? Listen to his experience as he explores the meanings of sex, consent and self-love. 19, May 2017 Cover Image HOW TO MAKE AN ISHQ MOVE WITHOUT BEING A CREEP 15, Mar 2017 Cover Image Six Sexy Things Women Want. OK? Equality, justice, pleasure and fun! 08, Mar 2017 Cover Image My Konark Summer 17, Feb 2017 Cover Image The Bhabhi Next Door "I like talking to a Bhabhi in the neighbourhood because of her outspoken and frank opinions on sex" says Saurabh "but I feel nervous too because she is so bold." The conversations excite him and Bhabhi extends an invitation. WiIl Saurabh take her up on it? Listen to this podcast about a young man's fantasies and anxieties about sex. 20, Jan 2017 Cover Image Ishq Year Planner - Your #SexRes2017 Storified 04, Jan 2017 Cover Image ISHQ VISHQ SEX VEX EXPLORING TOUCH TO EXPLOSIVE TOUCH Let Manu take you on his journey of touch from naive bodily explorations with his male friends to the electric, experiences with the opposite sex, and along the way understandings about consent, mutuality and the simple pleasures of pleasure! 02, Sep 2016 Cover Image Birds Do It. Bees Do It. 19, Aug 2016 Cover Image KINKY IS QUEER A poem on finding freedom in the Kinky and the Queer! Cover Image THIS IS WHO I AM: A YOUNG MAN’S JOURNEY OF FINDING HIMSELF THROUGH KINK A young man who discovers his submissive nature and learns to be himself through BDSM and kink. Cover Image My First Boyfriend Rutuja's first boyfriend began to do an unexpected sexual thing with oranges. Did she like it? Listen to Rutuja's podcast about what she learned from her first relationship. 05, Jun 2016 Cover Image I Kissed A Boy (Plus Several More) And I Liked It: My Slutty Life The thrill of being with a stranger, the joy of kissing several more - and liking it! Read as Glitch embraces her 'slutty' course of life, making it HER choice. Cover Image A Lavni About Consent: The Amorous Adventures of Megha and Shakku Follow the delightful amorous adventures of Megha and Shakku as they teach us the nuances of Yes, No, Maybe and the Point of Consent! Cover Image Hum Tum Ek Kamre Mein Band Ho, Aur... A story about love, sex , opportunity and learning together. An audio story 05, Jan 2016