Raghu likes Varun - a guy in his gym. Varun too smiles at him when they are working out and the two often share tips about healthy recipes, protein shakes and even crack jokes. Raghu is gay and he likes Varun in a romantic way but is not sure about him. It’s a tough situation to be in. However, there are a few things you can look for to help you determine if someone is interested in a same-sex relationship.
‘Waking up to messages like, ‘Hey, beautiful’, and being stared at during video calls, even when I’m not wearing kajal, made me fall in love with myself a little more... When you live with a disability, you want to be with someone who loves you with your disability, not in spite of it,’ says Sweta, as she shares her story with Rising Flame.
‘She is a tomboy. Always dresses up like a man'. ‘Long hair, nail paints and a nose ring on a man?’ Why do people of one gender like to dress up in clothes that are socially not deemed fit for their gender. This is called crossdressing. Let’s find out more about it!
When Parth left his home to study engineering, he was apprehensive about who his roommate would be in the hostel. His father convinced him that roommates are like couples. What happens when he gets stuck in that situation literally?
It has been close to two years since homosexuality was declared legal in India. Life is still hard for couples from the LGBTQIA+ community, as they do not enjoy the same rights and freedoms as their heterosexual counterparts. Let’s see what these challenges are:
When Sonal, a transwoman, shifted to Bangalore and joined a new company, little did she know that her HR would not only help her find a home to stay in but also make sure she has a gender neutral bathroom to use. She bagged a job at the LGBTQ sensitive workplace through the RISE job fair and shares her story with Love Matters.
Rajneesh was turned away from his favourite pub because he chose to wear a dress. It made him feel horrible and he could not take the humiliation. Rajneesh tells Love Matters India how Abhi helped him cope by just listening to him patiently.