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What Is India’s Medical Community Doing to End the Apathy and Abuse Trans* People Face in Healthcare?
Trans Representation
Any mental or emotional health crisis queer/trans* folks face is seen as their fault, directly or indirectly caused by their queerness or transness. This is the cishet gaze, and mental health practitioners have only started learning about queer-trans* affirmative therapy practices.
Some Amazing On-Screen Trans Stories and the Case for Authentic Representation
Trans Representation
Simply pushing trans stories into heteronormative spaces is no longer enough. Being mindful of authentic representation is indispensable. What we need in the industry is more room for trans creatives. After all, trans folks have waited long enough to own their narratives.
Being Asexual in a Country Where Sex Is Taboo
Sexuality
India’s culture of sexual repression creates discomfort around sex, so how does someone determine whether one is really asexual or if the aversion to sex is nothing but sexual repression?
Deception and Sexual Consent
Law
If the consent to a particular sexual act is obtained via deception, can the sexual act still be considered consensual at all?
The Curious Case of Cervical Cancer
Health
Cervical cancer is the fourth most commonly occurring cancer. In India, it is one of the leading cancers affecting women. The irony is that it is also one of the two types of serious cancers that can be prevented with a vaccine—so why don't people know about this?
The History of Digital Technology Is Entwined With Sex Work
Technofeminism
Despite its major contributions to technology, due credit is rarely given to the sex work ‘industry’ as a whole or to sex workers themselves, given the moral compunctions associated with sex work (or simply sex, in general).
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Why We Need To Stop Overrating Penetrative Sex
Sex
Overrating penetrative sex (coitus/intercourse) contributes to a culture that invalidates all kinds of extremely pleasurable and perfectly normal ways of having sex.
5 Reasons Heterosexuality Has To Move Over
Sexuality
The politics of respectability is something that people have to navigate every day, forcing them to forgo non-conformity.
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