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Aligarh: A film about India’s attitude towards homosexuality

Director Hansal Mehta made the film Aligarh to portray taboos around homosexuality in India. Kiran Rai reviews the film for Love Matters India.

Uneven breasts: what to do?

A friend of mine told me last week that she felt embarrassed by her uneven breasts. “My left breast is bigger than my right. My boyfriend commented on it recently, I’ve been freaking out ever since,” she said. 

Our steamy hot sex got ruined this way!

Last week a friend of mine called me all panicky, “Last night was damn stressful yaar. What should I tell you – I didn’t sleep only. He came inside me and we weren’t using any protection.” Oh my bhagwan! What did she do then?

Faking orgasms: how can she tell him?

“Let me confess,” this friend told me recently, “I’ve been faking orgasms with this guy. Am I doing something horribly wrong? Help me!”

Do boys masturbate more than girls?

A friend of mine said yesterday that men are “bigger masturbators” than women. “A man holds the world record for masturbation – nine hours and something,” he said. “Men are just hornier than women, so more keen on masturbating,” he added.

'I am 28 and have never had sex'

Shekhar is 28 and still a virgin. He has had many girlfriends and flings yet he has not had the courage to have sex. What is the reason and most importantly- what is his plan? Read this interesting chat he had with Love Matters India.

Bhutan: where sex is OK

As part of some journalistic assignments, I have been working in Bhutan for the past three weeks. It’s a neighbour to India, but there’s a huge difference in the way people view sex – it’s OK to have it and talk about it too!

I have never felt an erection or need for sex!

I didn’t believe that a human being could live without sex. But a friend of mine convinced me that people can indeed be asexual. Let's hear what he has to say!

He made me feel very nice - but condom?

A friend of mine hooked up with a guy for the first time recently. He was nice and cute and all that, but he refused to wear a condom. “All the foreplay was done and I said, ‘Come on, why don’t you wear a condom?’ And he refused to saying her does not know how to wear condoms,” my friend said.

'I am not a virgin. Can I expect my partner to be one?'

“I am not a virgin. How can I expect my partner to be one? That’s unfair,” my friend said to me. That's progressive, given how obsessed Indians are with virginity. Let's find out more about him in this story.

Feminist porn: emotions as well as orgasms

We ask award-winning erotic film director Jennifer Lyon Bell if pornography has a female-friendly future?