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Cover Image From Sex Work Geographies to Intimate Cities: An Interview with Manjima Bhattacharjya Manjima tells us about the shifting landscape of sex work, and its history! 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 This Month at AOI - Who Is A #GrownAssWoman? 04, 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 “Without Vulnerability There is No Revolution” – Bole Toh? The AOI Chhotu Essay! Is #VulnerABILITY just a personal maamla or something more? Cover Image Love x Sex x Caste: A Reading List Will you read about love with us? 15, Apr 2020 Cover Image Sunny Leone: The Porn Star Even Your Granny Knows How did a porn star become a household name in India? 16, Jan 2020 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 ‘Queer’ Kya Hai? Your favourite agents are here with another #SuperSaralExplainer! 04, Jun 2019 Cover Image A Mudblood Child of a Love Marriage From my parents’ inter-caste marriage, I learned that love was worth hardship  24, Nov 2019 Cover Image Personal Life aur Political Empowerment Linked Hai Kya? The stories of these five women show us how they reimagined their adult lives 24, 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 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 What the Law Tells Us about Relationships in India You might be surprised – in good and bad ways. 19, Feb 2019 Cover Image Wondering Why People are Protesting the Anti-Trafficking Bill? Here’s a Quick Guide In past days you would have seen that people are protesting the Anti-Trafficking Bill alongside the Trans Rights Bill. The two Bills are flawed on their own. But they are also connected in some ways. 29, Dec 2018 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 We Asked: Has #MeToo Changed Anything for You? Here’s What You Told Us 29, 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 How Ideas of Purity Damage Our Mental Sexual Health (And Happiness) The unconscious sexual caste system that undercuts our relationships with self and others. 10, Oct 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 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 Sex Actually 2.0 : Stories of women's sexual experiences and thoughts... continued. 31, Jan 2018 Cover Image IT’S TIME WE STOPPED LINKING ABORTION TO THE BAD SEX RATIO If there is a connection between abortion and female infanticide it is this: the reasons for both are mostly intertwined with sexism. 28, Dec 2017 Cover Image CHADDI PEHEN KE DUDE KHILA HAI A history of masculinity through chaddi ads 28, Nov 2017 Cover Image WHAT DOCTORS (REALLY) THINK ABOUT SEX, ABORTION AND VIRGINITY A doctor’s account of gender and moral biases that are rife in the health care system. 24, Oct 2017 Cover Image NIGHTS FULL OF WOMEN Women out at night, filling it up, in the pictures of Anushree Fadnavis 10, Aug 2017 Cover Image A Long Time Ago In Our Own Country: Meet The Stars of Indian Sex-Ed ‘Modern’ India has had many doctors, activists, researchers, and writers doing very important work like beginning programmes for birth control, saying women have the right to enjoy sexual pleasure and talking about the never-satisfied public’s sex dilemmas. 05, Sep 2017 Cover Image WEIRD IDEAS PORN GAVE ME ABOUT SEX Porn gives many ideas on pleasure & how to pleasure. In real life, sex, like everything else, can be messy, silent, and hairy. 08, Aug 2017 Cover Image WHICH WAY DO WE SLICE IT? A poem by Jaya Sharma 13, Sep 2016 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