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Pride & Sexuality

10 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Asking Someone From The Community

10 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Asking Someone From The Community The LGBTQIA+ community has been facing social, communal, and economic discrimination for decades now. For this community to gain momentum and popularity, it has taken a great amount of effort and energy. A community so diverse and strong should be respected and treated equally. A person […]

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Breaking The Binary: Answers To Your Questions About The LGBTQIA+ Community

Breaking The Binary: Answers To Your Questions About The LGBTQIA+ Community As we revel in this pride month, we often tend to forget that pride month is more than just a way for big multinational companies to express support towards the LGBTQIA+ community. It is more than a market gimmick rather than showing allyship. Adding

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Ever Wondered About Hormone Therapy & Gender Affirmation Surgery?

Ever Wondered About Hormone Therapy & Gender Affirmation Surgery? Yaaay, it’s Pride Month! And maybe we could learn about Gender Affirmation Surgery on this occasion. Well, I didn’t know much about this until recently when I read a lot about it. For the layman, this is the surgery that transgender people undergo to ‘change genders.’

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Fun With Flags: What Different Pride Flags Mean

Fun With Flags: What Different Pride Flags Mean A flag is a representative of the fundamental objectives of the community that it represents. It is not merely merchandise but rather physical evidence of a community’s history. While the rainbow pride flag is a capitalist’s paradise during June, we have other flags with their own meaning

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Sexuality and Asexuality: An Interview with Karishma

Sexuality and Asexuality: An Interview with Karishma Uma Sathwika Manda conducted an interview to understand asexuality and other sexual orientations with Karishma (she/her), @talkyounevergot. She is a sexual health advocate and educator, who earned her undergraduate degree in geology-biology from Brown University. Karishma volunteered with Planned Parenthood to teach sex-ed to high-schoolers in the U.S. She

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Demisexuality, the need to normalize sexual orientations on the margins.

Demisexuality, the need to normalize sexual orientations on the margins. Nikita Ghodke writes, demisexuality has nothing to do with one’s gender identity. It neither can be confused with asexuality. However, demisexuals come under the asexual umbrella or the asexual spectrum. People that identify as demisexuals find themselves experiencing sexual attraction only if a strong emotional

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