Here's a curated – by no means exhaustive – list of books you can read to deepen your understanding of same-sex sexuality in India.
Toxic monogamy culture displays signs of codependency which manifests in ways that have invariably toxic outcomes.
Despite having an intersex protagonist,'Shakti' is stereotypical saas-bahu soap and steers clear of actual problems faced by the community.
There are several competent queer writers and it’s only logical that The Hindu invite and give a platform to them, instead of letting more straight people teach me how to be queer.
I identify as a bisexual woman, sleep on a rainbow bed, practice polyamory & over weekends participate in an orgy with my numerous partners.
I am a Queer Sikh Trans man born in America, and I do not know the number of people like me in this world.
A series of betrayal of assurances and a convolution of a law that would do nothing for the trans community and would rather snatch away the bare minimum that existed. The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019 bill fails the community on various accounts.
Ruth Vanita's books broke fresh ground in gender studies by showing that India has a long tradition of same-sex desire.
These poets whose poetry shifts away from the male gaze. The woman is no longer a passive object of desire, but a proponent of lesbian desire.
Men menstruate too! However, trans men feel uncomfortable with their periods because they have been normalised as cis-female experiences.