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Photos of the Bihar 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
7.15.19
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
7.12.19
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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Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea to Recognise LGBTQ+ Relationships

The court refused to direct the centre to make laws on marriage and adoption for the community.
Shamani Joshi
7.9.19
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
Drugs

How I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, But Survived to Tell the Story

Inside the dark world of drug-fuelled sex parties where an increasing number of gay Indians want to feel belonged, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.
Sadam Hanjabam
7.5.19
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
6.26.19
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10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Professional Gay Orgy Organiser

“People get creative and get their own lube replacements—from Vaseline to ghee, everything goes.”
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: a disability-specialist sex worker.
Felippe Canale
6.12.19
Culture

Netflix’s ‘Special’ Could Be the Gayest Show on TV

Following the life of a gay man with cerebral palsy, ‘Special’ portrays queer life from a new but deeply relatable perspective.
Alim Kheraj
4.17.19
LGBTQ

Being Gay in Brunei Is Punishable By Death, Starting Today

Despite global outcry and calls for boycotts, Sultan Hassanal Bolki has shown no sign of reversing the draconian law.
Wendy Syfret
4.3.19
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