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Like a Lot of India, I Used to Have a Problem With Gay People And Didn't Even Know That Was a Problem

Ten years ago, I accidentally stopped a friend from coming out for a very long time, even to herself. Today, I acknowledge how I may have been a part of oppression of the LGBTQ+ community without even realising it.
Pallavi Pundir
8.2.19
LGBTQ

Drag Queens Tell Us Why Dating is So Difficult in India

“I have come across people who jump straight to, ‘I want to fuck you in drag.' These are the people you block in life.”
Pallavi Pundir
7.30.19
Sex

What Kind of Sex Burns the Most Calories?

From penetrative shagging to rimming.
James Greig
7.23.19
LGBTQ

Photos of This Pride Parade Show How Homophobic India is Slowly Changing

The pride parade in Patna on July 14 had to swap the Pride Flag for the Transgender Pride Flag, but hundreds of people showed up to support the queer community.
Javed Sultan
7.16.19
Photos

This American-Pakistani Photographer is Putting South Asian Identity Under the Spotlight

The 21-year-old photographer depicts the beauty to be found in South Asian culture.
Meera Navlakha
7.15.19
LGBTQ

I Was Bullied as a Gay Teen and It Also Made Me Want to End My Life

For several queer Indian youth, growing up means developing a thick skin against bullies. But not everyone gets past them.
Navin Noronha
7.10.19
LGBT

There’s Never Been a Pride March in Indonesia. Here’s Why Movements Are Shrinking

In recent years, it’s gotten harder for the LGBTQ community in Indonesia to amplify its voice. But they’ve found a creative way to keep advocating.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
7.5.19
LGBT

The Largest Pride Celebration in Southeast Asia is in the Region’s Most Catholic Country

Thousands marched in the Philippines in solidarity with the LGBTQ community.
Lex Celera
7.1.19
Photos

These Intimate Photos Capture the Transition of a Scared Boy Into a Drag Queen

Monisha Ajgaonkar’s photo series, 'Blossom', asks you to show the world who you really want to be.
VICE Staff
7.1.19
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10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Professional Gay Orgy Organiser

How many condoms do you run through in a night? How can one set the mood? Where can I sign up?
Navin Noronha
6.14.19
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Hong Kong Just Mandated Spousal Employment Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

While the semi-autonomous Chinese territory does not legally recognise same-sex marriages, this is a huge step for LGBT rights in the region.
Shamani Joshi
6.7.19
LGBTQ

What It’s Like to Come Out in Singapore, Where Gay Sex is Still Illegal

'My parents threatened to send me to a religious teacher. It was the worst time of my life. My parents knew I was depressed and suicidal but they didn't care.'
Edoardo Liotta
5.31.19
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