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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 Ageing Through A Queer Eye - What is Queer Gerontology? Can a queer lens change how we think about old age? 25, Mar 2022 Cover Image The Many Journeys of an Old-Fashioned Butch: An Interview With Dr. Shruti Chakravarty Dr. Shruti Chakravarty talks to us about queerness, gender, labels, community and love. 22, Mar 2022 Cover Image “It’s simple, to live life emotions are very important so why should you suppress them?” Lesbian Love and Freedom Journeys with Maya Sharma An interview with Maya Sharma 13, Mar 2022 Cover Image Where is my Education? A Transman’s Story The everyday struggles of a trans man attending university. Cover Image Kabhi Alvida Kehna! How I Said Ta-Ta Bye-Bye to Gender Norms and Became Beautiful It was not easy to dress like a girl outside; only in the secrecy of my room. 17, Sep 2021 Cover Image Friendship: The Movie featuring Uncertain Love Shocking - Queer people confused if their flirting is romantic or platonic! 17, Oct 2021 Cover Image My Body, My Confusion My idea of the feminine was intrinsic to the experience of heterosexuality. 20, Sep 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 I Have Erotic Friendships And It's Not Complicated Aditya writes to reveal new definitions of friendship - and sex! 09, Aug 2021 Cover Image Can Your Vulnerability Make You Mean? Mine Did. What memories can a unexpected apology from a childhood bully bring up? 22, Jul 2021 Cover Image “Being well-adjusted to this world is no measure of being well”- Vulnerability, Strength and Mental Health A conversation with Sonal Giani! 26, Jul 2021 Cover Image Six People on What They Learned About Vulnerability By Working At A Helpline What listening to people at their most vulnerable moment can teach us about resilience. 07, Jul 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 What Does Queerness Care About Productivity? A Poem The mind was kept busy while the body craved attention. The more it craved, the more I got busy.  22, Mar 2021 Cover Image What Is Heteronormativity And How Does It Decide What's Normal? An Explainer A saral explainer of a complicated system! 07, Mar 2021 Cover Image To Think Of All the Bisexual Love I’ve Missed! I’m 28 and I recently realized I’m bisexual. 22, Feb 2021 Cover Image PROSTATE AND PATRIARCHY Why does prostate pleasure scare conventional masculinity? 06, Dec 2020 Cover Image THE OTHER F WORD - A Poem Running into woman-on-woman porn to rediscover sex 21, Dec 2020 Cover Image How Masturbation Helped Me Cope With Heartbreak Masturbation and other remedies for rejection. 29, Oct 2020 Cover Image It Was ‘Twilight’. I Woke Up Bisexual. How one can stumble upon one's (bi)sexuality with the help of fiction / fan-fiction 23, Sep 2020 Cover Image The Adorable Boys Who Love ‘Papa Bear’ Who decided that desire is only for the young? 21, Aug 2020 Cover Image To All the Boys I Couldn't Love Before What fleeting connections with many interesting men tell you about having the hots for none of them. 04, Aug 2020 Cover Image S.W.A.G (Secretly We Are Gay) 2: Till We Meet Again Revisiting an old lover with new realisations and self-admission. 23, Jul 2020 Cover Image June Rewind - #WhenWomenLoveWomen, All In One Place Stories, histories and resources for queer women - ek dhamakedar package! 30, Jun 2020 Cover Image Secret Loves And Broken Hearts: A Comic A comic about queer desire, love, and loss. 26, Jun 2020 Cover Image Steamy Shayari Alert! #WhenWomenLoveWomen in 19th Century Awadh Some seductive Chapti poems from India's past! 23, Jun 2020 Cover Image Call Me Rama: Reading Baba A woman re-discovers the man her father was through his writings. 21, Jun 2020 Cover Image Pehle App! Online Dating Tips for Queer Ladies from Queer Ladies Confused about how to begin? Here's some tips from our queer Agents! 19, 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 I Kissed A Girl And I Liked It - 7 Queer Women Tell Us About Their First Kiss With A Girl Stories of people's first taste of pleasure and tenderness 01, Jun 2020 Cover Image Safe Sex for Queer Women? Yes, Yes, Yes! Many ways to have sex, many ways to stay safe! 04, 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 The (Secret) Porn That Turns Me On Must our fantasies mirror our real-life sexual preferences? 27, Jan 2020 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 Q Marks the Spot! A Queer Map of Mumbai Put on your special Agent of Ishq glasses and see the real city, glittering all around you! 27, Jun 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 8 Not-So-Straight Books for Young People You Won’t Want to Miss! Here are some lovely works with queer, or gender-bendy, or non-normative narratives for young readers 18, Jun 2019 Cover Image Finding Queerness Everywhere Time for a new Sexy Saturday Songs playlist, this time by Vikram Phukan! 15, 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 The AOI List of Queer Support Resources Of All Kinds Are you a queer person looking for back-up and wondering where to find it? 04, Jun 2019 Cover Image ‘Queer’ Kya Hai? Your favourite agents are here with another #SuperSaralExplainer! 04, Jun 2019 Cover Image Q se Qawwali, Q se Queer Quties Time for another Sexy Saturday Songs playlist! 22, Jun 2019 Cover Image How Shru Stopped Hating Herself (With A Little Help From Her Dad) From self-harm and shame, to learning to be your own hero! 18, Apr 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 Muh Bole Rishte - 6 People Describe Their Chosen Families Society might say “Only family is forever”, but here are stories of 6 people forming their closest bonds, beyond blood. 20, Feb 2019 Cover Image Not Sure Why People Are Protesting the Trans Bill? Here's A Quick Guide Many amendments have been made to the Bill since it was drafted, but activists say it is still discriminatory, mainly for the following reasons. 26, Dec 2018 Cover Image a historic day A short poem for September 6, 2018 13, Sep 2018 Cover Image Homosexuality in India: Old or New? Here’s what Sahapedia has to say about Indian tradition and the current arguments about homosexuality in India’s Supreme Court 25, 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 Inside the World of Puu – A Beautiful Comic about Love  Puu is a webcomic about Saboor and Jameel, two housemates in Chennai, and other people whose lives intersect with theirs. 26, Jun 2018 Cover Image Izhaar-e-Ishq: Queer Voices in Urdu Poetry Studying the work of Urdu ghazal poets showed me that their approach to sexual desire is far more fluid than I had realised. 21, Jun 2018 Cover Image Let All the Stars Inside Me Shine/ What I See is Me Photographs from public performances of queerness. 14, 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 Seven Indian Films We’re Excited To Watch This Year At KASHISH Film Festival Here are seven Indian films playing at KASHISH that we’re keen to watch this year 23, May 2018 Cover Image Being Equal, Being Queer Rozana 17, May 2018 Cover Image The AOI Queer Reading List : Naya Maal A selection of recent Indian queer writing. 30, Jan 2018 Cover Image #MardonWaliBaatein: A Twitter Conversation About Men and Sexual Emotions Twitter chat with Manak Matiyani and Devanik Saha storified 19, 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 Mard, Mann Aur Jealousy: 5 Men Talk about Dealing With Unusual Jealousies Unusual jealousies men experience and how it affects the way they look at themselves as sexual beings. 16, 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 my mother does not know i am wearing her sari. how long must I hide? poetry and poetic prose by soz 29, Sep 2017 Cover Image I Came Out To My Mom And Now I Think She's Fomosexual A mother's totally unexpected response to her daughter's coming out! 22, Aug 2017 Cover Image To All The (Straight) Men I've Loved Before Let loose, this rise of the body and soul caused me to constantly fall in love with many a lissom lad 21, Feb 2017 Cover Image Every Navratri Falguni Made Me Feel That Queer Is Ekdum Cool A song of ishq for Falguni Pathak! 05, Oct 2016 Cover Image HETERO HOMO BI BI: SHIT BISEXUALS HAVE TO HEAR Shit bisexuals have to hear. 23, Sep 2016 Cover Image I CALL HER MOSAMBI 23, Sep 2016 Cover Image WHICH WAY DO WE SLICE IT? A poem by Jaya Sharma 13, Sep 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 LOVE ALL: THE UNLIMITED WAYS OF PANSEXUALITY Today is International Pansexuality Awareness and Visibility Day! Read the unlimited ways Love Pans out! #AOIQuickies Cover Image KINKY IS QUEER A poem on finding freedom in the Kinky and the Queer! Cover Image Multiling Biscuit What is sex? What is gender? What is queer? Are these separate categories or overlapping ways of being that are part of us all? Cover Image I Have Erotic Friendships And It’s Not Complicated 09, Aug 2021