lesbian

Film

Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema

The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.
Alyssa Klein
3.11.19
LGBTQAI

‘After Section 377, More Parents of LBGTQ+ Members Have Approached Us to Find a Bride/Groom’

Urvi Shah, founder and CEO of International Marriage Bureau for Gays and Lesbians, tells us how she breaks the rules, and makes a few.
Pallavi Pundir
2.19.19
LGBTQ

This Artist Collects the Everyday Objects That Define Lesbian Life

Anyone who identifies as lesbian, butch, queer, non-binary, or trans was invited to send personal objects for the display.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
2.13.19
Film

'Bend it Like Beckham' Is the Gayest Love Story Never Told

While "Bend it Like Beckham" is often mistaken for a coming-of-age story about soccer player best friends, many of us saw our own baby queer desires in Jess and Jules' relationship.
Jill Gutowitz
2.12.19
mental health

New Year, Same Struggles: Is Total Acceptance of the LGBTQAI+ a Myth in India?

To help understand and normalise the conversations around the community, we asked its younger reps about their most pressing mental health issues, post 6/9.
Noel D'souza
1.21.19
Sex

Here's the Porn That Women Watched in 2018, According to Pornhub

New year, more lesbian fantasies.
Justine de l'Église
1.9.19
Culture

Tillie Walden Writes Sci-Fi Space Adventures About Queer Love

The 22-year-old's latest comic has an all-female cast — plus a nonbinary character and a male cat.
Emma Russell
11.1.18
Section 377

I am Lesbian, and Yesterday Meant Nothing To Me

I will still not be coming out to my parents.
Anonymous, as told to Dhvani Solani
9.7.18
Section 377

Judges on the 377 Bench, Can We Be Friends?

It’s time to meet the guys who have created history today by decriminalising gay sex in India.
Dhvani Solani
9.6.18
Queer Collectives

How to Start a Queer Collective in India

It's a lot harder than just setting up a Facebook group.
Parthshri Arora
6.19.18
relationships

What It's Like to Be in a Relationship With an Asexual

An asexual woman and her partner weigh in on the most frustrating and satisfying aspects of their relationship.
Jamie
Shambhavi
5.1.18