The much-despaired desi wedding season has now arrived, and I, a single queer woman in her 20s, am yet again its chosen victim.
“I became a sex worker to make a living. I was paid to have sex with someone. So I did it. I will not call it a profession.”
Being a successful ally might come with its challenges because after all, there are a lot of nuances to grasp and understand, but I know that you have the potential to be one.
Do clothes really make the man? We’re ready to move on from that dusty old idea now. People who crossdress certainly have!
Many trans people are mentally ill. That is to say, mental illness(es) seem to be a very common problem for many trans people, especially gender dysphoria
What’s non-binary? It means non relating to either of the two categories we know as ‘man’ or ‘woman.’ Read this story of growing up non-binary in Karachi.
Girl-on-girl hate and the processes that incite it are so insidious that one often doesn’t even realize when one is participating in it.
The fact is, there will always be some men who think conversations about gender and equality are aimed at them.
These expectations come from our understanding of work as either masculine (and therefore economically valuable) or as feminine (unpaid and undervalued).
Gee Imaan Semmalar’s short story in A. Revathi’s new book “A Life In Trans Activism” is a must-read narrative about being transgender in India.