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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

We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex

Porn, trial-and-error, Sidney Sheldon—LGBTQ+ youth tell us about their initiation into the world of sex and sexuality in a country where sex ed is either super-hetero or missing altogether.
Pallavi Pundir
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
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An Indian High Court Dismisses Plea to Recognise LGBTQ+ Relationships

The court also refused to direct the Central Government to create laws that would allow LGBTQ+ couples to get married or divorced, or adopt a kid.
Shamani Joshi
7.10.19
LGBTQ

How Homophobic Small Towns in India Celebrate Pride

In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.
Pallavi Pundir
7.5.19
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
Culture

Three Artists Tell Us What It’s Like To Be Queer, Muslim and Pakistani

Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
Pallavi Pundir
6.27.19
LGBTQ

Inside the Dance School Fighting for a Safe Queer, Feminist Space in Seoul

Luddan is part of a growing movement that’s using art to break apart South Korea’s gender binaries.
Hahna Yoon
6.21.19
Music

Taylor Swift's LGBTQ Anthem 'You Need to Calm Down' Is Pretty Clueless

Swift's new song is a failed attempt at advocacy.
Taylor Hosking
6.17.19
10 Questions

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
LGBTQ

I Am a Queer Bhutanese, and My Country Is on Its Way to Scrapping Anti-LGBTQ Laws

“Bhutan has never had a pride parade, and never will because it’s not just the queer community who fights for us, it’s everyone in the country.”
Tashi Tsheten
6.12.19
LGBTQ

What it’s Like Being a Male Escort for Guys With Disabilities

Meet Pedro: Melbourne's premier disability-specialist sex worker.
Felippe Canale
6.12.19
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