Written by KoyelM I remember how the realness of the ‘glass-closet’ had amazed us on the first day of the writing workshop. The phrase was almost aptly fitting inside us. And we were exchanging overwhelming looks. I was recalling my first year of college. All around me were people busy in forming newer, bigger, circles … Continue reading Glass Closet, a tinted one!
Written by Agender Witch Student elections are a gala affair. There is a fair amount of campaigning, mud slinging and last minute pleading for votes. But there is also a great amount of social mobilisation that takes place. Elections provide an opportune moment for the marginalised sections on the campus to form a groundswell of … Continue reading Queer Politics on Campus
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Written by Div Dear Professor, I write this letter to you, knowing that you will never read it, but it was important for me that I wrote it down. Even though you barely knew I existed, in the three years that I spent in the college, your presence was a big part of it – … Continue reading Dear Professor,
Written by Diti Between belonging and not belonging I exist, an interloper like me. Not femme enough to speak for women, and yet too non binary to speak of transness. Too Brahmin to speak of caste, and too transgressive to speak of brahminical privilege. Too north-eastern to speak of the Indian nation, and yet not … Continue reading An interloper like me!
Written by The Wary Passenger Of late, I have been happy to encounter quite a few discussions on the realities of coming out. Some of my favorite movies, sadly, present coming out as a panacea to all problems that queer people face. I suppose it is not surprising that they unwittingly feature realities that are … Continue reading Of Glass Closets and Labels
Written by Jhalli Nalli Slut shaming! I somehow find the name of the phenomenon as problematic as the phenomenon itself, if not more. Yes, the whole shaming of some one for her choices, to have a life on her terms, is extremely controlling and irrational. We have to say it out loud, the whole judging … Continue reading Different and Beautiful