Akshita Nagpal

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Audio porn - everything you need to know

Sexual Diversity
No hiding under blankets, juggling windows on your screen or sitting behind locked doors for the fear of being caught consuming porn. Love Matters brings you top facts on this new kind of porn. Get your headsets and tune in now.

How to make up after a fight

Love and relationships
If there’s something inevitable with couples, it’s the arguments and fights. But they don’t have to pile on and become deadweight for your relationship. Here are a few tips on how to ‘kiss (or not) and make-up’.

Feeling sad after good sex? You are not alone!

Making Love
So you just had fantastic and very satisfying sex with your partner moments ago and now you are feeling sad, low and depressed. This could be post-coital dysphoria (PCD), commonly known as post-sex blues. Love Matters brings you some facts on this rather common condition.

Clitoris: All the facts on the ‘love button’

Our Bodies
Love Matters gets you all the gyaan on the female organ, whose job is to sit back, relax and generate orgasms. Now, is that good life or what!

Clitoris….wait, where is it anyway?

Our Bodies
Do you know where or what a clitoris is? Love Matters asked ten young women and here’s what we found. It’s is quite a secret even in these times, we must say!

‘We will make you smooth as butter’

Our Bodies
The shaadi season is here! And we can bet the lovely brides-to-be have only one thing on their mind – the parlour wali Aunty, who is promising a makeover that will get the dear husband-to-be weak in his knees. But is it all worth the kharcha? Hina tells us her tale.

A plea on abortion, dear doctor

Birth Control
To mark the Global Day for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (28 September), Love Matters India bring to you some conversations around abortion between women and caregivers, which if altered, could really make a huge difference to women seeking safer abortion.

How to write (and not write) about abortion

Birth Control
To mark the Global Day for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (28 September), Love Matters brings to you a handy guide to words and phrases that should be avoided when reporting about abortion, along with alternatives for these words.

Abortion is not a substitute for contraception

Our Bodies
Love Matters India brings the best advice from gynaecologists for women seeking an abortion.

Top facts on sexual health for lesbian, bisexual (and all women)

Making Love
Sex and sexual acts are a messy business, and sometimes, this mess can mean trouble in terms of diseases and infections. It is so for everyone yet, we list out some things that might be relevant to lesbian, bisexual and women who have sex with women (WSW).

Freedom of love for all: Is India ready?

Sexual Diversity
As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we asked people if everyone should be free to love who they want and in this regard if homosexual relationships should be allowed legally. Here’s what we heard.

I wanted to make love but not his way

Love and relationships
*Zubin and *Aastha got to know each other at an outstation photo shoot for work. They bonded over their similar taste in music and love for travel. But things went wrong when the two got cosy on a railway berth. Aastha shares her story with Love Matters India.