Contrary to popular discourse, Islam allows a lot of space for female sexuality to flourish as long as it is within a legal Islamic marriage.
Beautiful Thing positions the story of Leela, a bar dancer, against the larger picture of the bar dancing and sex work industry in Bombay.
भारत के स्वतंत्र स्त्री समूहों को मात्र देह-व्यापार तक समेटने का काम निश्चित तौर पर विक्टोरियन नैतिकता से जुड़ा हुआ है लेकिन क्या यह अर्धसामंती और अर्धपूंजीवादी मानसिक ढांचे की भी तुष्टि से नहीं जुड़ा हुआ है!
Persons with disabilities like deafblindness are sexual beings and they too have sexual desires and sexual feelings to express, just like anybody else.
We find however, that organisations like the Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution International (CAP Intl) persist in erroneously viewing all women in sex work as victims of trafficking and violence denying them the very right to call themselves workers.
Should our understanding of consent just stop at a 'yes' or a 'no'?
Always heard Delhi is unsafe for women? There is now a digital map which maps crowdsourced pleasure pockets in Delhi by women.
Erotica moved from objectifying bodies to seeing people as more than vaginas and penises, there were actual stories and descriptions about why the characters liked what they were doing and what they enjoyed.
I want to talk about the importance of the right to anonymity to those who need it for speaking out, meeting others and surviving in general.
Online dating thus, is fraught with the same misogyny that is present in other facets of 'real life'. In fact, the anonymity that the internet provides allows sexism to flower even more freely, as the rules of human decency and communication are allowed to wither by the sterile light of a phone screen. The apps themselves offer some level of protection, in terms of features that allow one to 'report abuse' or 'block' abusive profiles. However, they cannot control the communication that occurs between two people, or the spillover to Facebook where harassment can continue.