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Mother, I feel like I’m in your womb again now that I’m 23

Looking back at the blurry recollections of my teenage years, I see a rage burning so
To Collect Women

To Collect Women

This personal essay titled, ‘To Collect Women‘ was rejected by numerous magazines and websites because it

मैं क्यों नहीं चाहता कि मेरी बेटी का कोई सबसे अच्छा दोस्त हो?

#Translation #Hindi You can read the original piece in English by Sangeetha Bhaskaran titled “Why I
Queer Rant Photo Aromantic flag colours

Love Without Labels: A Queer Rant

Amatonormativity: the assumption that all human beings pursue love or romance, especially by means of a
Name and Sweet Nothings

Bharti. Stay. Stay. Stay.

TW: Suicide and Self Harm I wonder if people think about themselves in the third person.

Notes on Grief, Loss and Remembering My Grandmother

On 27th May 2022, around half past seven in the morning, I got a call from
An Open Letter

An Open Letter to People Who Tell Me to “Try Harder and Not Make Excuses”

Recently, I joined a gym to try and work on my fitness. My boyfriend, a seasoned

A Mosaic of Identities

I’m writing it as is. but I wonder if anything can be as is.   The cursor
A Cup of Tea: Iluustration by Shubhshree

Abouts and Doubts: A 4-Part Series on the Complexities of Adulting

Prologue: It’s getting late I was slipping on my sandals for work, like I do every
Why i don't want my daughter to have a best friend

Why I Don’t Want My Daughter to Have a Best Friend

You can also read this piece in Hindi now, brought to you by our wonderful Hindi
Of Legless Boys, Arsonists and Oud 

Of Legless Boys, Arsonists and Oud 

Every day on my way to work I see one of the several amputees who languish
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