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The Ultimate Sex-Guide For Your ‘First Time’

The Ultimate Sex-Guide For Your ‘First Time’ ‘Sex’ is a word that is almost synonymous with heavenly pleasure but for some, it’s cluelessness — all thanks to those uninstructive school textbooks and teachings. Let’s face it: No matter how many adult books you’ve read or porn you’ve watched, you’ll still be nervous for your first

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Representation Of Queer Identities On OTT Platforms

Representation Of Queer Identities On OTT Platforms Cinema is a reflection of society. With the ability to transcend physical space and time, it has proven to be a means of entertainment, learning, and escape. Hindi Cinema, also known as Bollywood, continues to be the world’s largest producer of films. The new online space, OTT (Over

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Realities And Risks Of Teenage Pregnancy

Realities And Risks Of Teenage Pregnancy Adolescence can be a challenging time with all the questions about sex, sexuality, and sexual identity. Honestly, all of it can be too confusing, particularly when we have no guidance at all. Sometimes one may end up in a circumstance no one prepared them for, pregnancy. Finding oneself to

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What Is It Like Navigating Sexuality And Gender As A Teenager?

What Is It Like Navigating Sexuality And Gender As A Teenager? Institutions are supposed to be the hubs of learning and education. Yet, somewhere we’re lacking in introducing and educating teenagers on sexuality and gender identity in schools. Yes, we’ve been taught about human anatomy, reproductive organs, among other things in our NCERT textbooks. But

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Why Are Teenage LGBTQIA+ Relationships In The Media Toxic?

Why Are Teenage LGBTQIA+ Relationships In The Media Toxic? With the show Sex Education trending on Netflix the moment it airs, teenage relationships have been brought into the limelight. While topics which previously considered taboo are now being discussed openly, we are still falling behind in one particular aspect: how are LGBT people depicted in

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Looking At Sexual Grooming From A Queer Lens

Looking At Sexual Grooming From A Queer Lens Trigger Warning: The following article discusses grooming, sexual exploitation, and sexual abuse faced by queer youth. Before we dive in, let’s get one thing straight: Call Me By Your Name doesn’t depict ‘true love’. It shows the story of an older man toying with a questioning young

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