All About Abortions in India

Most sexually active people can agree that sex is fun, and makes life and love better. But unfortunately, the good things in life do come with some risks. And in the case of sexual intercourse, an unwanted pregnancy is one of the biggest risks. There are lots of myths and misconceptions in India about abortion. […]

Femininity and Body Image

Sriya was 16 when she had her first boyfriend. She met him at a boarding school in Mysore, in the 11th grade. Relationships were not allowed in their school, but they managed to meet secretly. “At first everything was fine, he was sweet to me. But slowly he started doing things to make me feel […]

What We Teach Boys About Love & Sex

Kiran (name changed) grew up with a lot of curiosity about love, relationships and sex. “I experienced attraction very young, maybe third or fourth grade. It was often very strong, and I wanted to understand what I was feeling.” The only time he caught a glimpse of these things was in Bollywood movies. But living […]

A limited introduction to the world of Fetishes, and what you may misunderstand.

There’s something about the word itself that makes us recoil- fetish. In our society, it’s difficult as is to talk about sex openly. If at all we must discuss our proclivities, they have to fall in line with the mainstream narrative of sex, which is to say, a heterosexual, penetrative, and otherwise unremarkable type of […]

How to stop having mediocre sex by saying what you want.

Before my boyfriend, my experience of sex was limited. I had hooked up with a fair few guys, and only slightly fewer girls- I’d even let one of my flings-of-the-day go “all the way”. But something was always missing, I was caught between being horny all the time- wanting to get out there and have […]

Why don’t we afford Indian mothers sexuality?

Women in India are expected to be wives and mothers, but do they ever really get the chance to express their womanhood beyond that? I  remember back in fifth grade classrooms my girlfriends and I would traipse in, and every week we would whisper among ourselves about the latest development in our lives. One of […]

Let’s Talk About Sex

So, pornography. Yeah, bet you stopped and re-read that for a second. It’s one of those elephants in every online room, lurking around at least one late-night household screen, and of course the little flashes before every illegal streaming of Suits. Yet, even though I’m willing to bet no one reading this line hasn’t actually […]

Low Sex-Drive? This Could Be Why

Late-night google searches about what could be behind a low-libido or a sudden dip in sexual appetite brings up the usual suspects: medication, stress, depression, hormonal fluctuations, poor diet and exercise and lack of sleep. Now these lifestyle factors can definitely have a huge impact on your sex life, but the truth is, a loss […]

Porn Induced Erectile Dysfunction, Is It Real?

Erectile dysfunction is one of those things that affects many couples, and people still don’t talk about it enough. For some it could be a source of embarrassment and confusion, especially because it is associated with aging, illness or hormonal imbalances. Before getting into this article, remember: a sexual disorder is something that can affect […]

You Can’t Have Sex Positivity Without Body Positivity- Here’s Why!

Although I consider myself to be a pretty confident person, I still have moments of insecurity when it comes to my body. Like many women, I often feel like my belly isn’t flat enough. All my healthy eating and sweaty hours in the gym made my shoulders stronger, biceps more defined and my collar bones […]