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Alpha Male In A Pussy Riot

If society is the sum of its contraries, can BDSM coexist with khap?

Sunil Menon
Pleasure

The Dirty Indian Male

Without rape, Indian machismo is incomplete. It seeks security and upholds honour through ­violence on the other, argues Shiv Visvanathan.

Shiv Visvanathan
Pleasure
Psychoanalyst Sudhir Kakar on sexuality and intimate relations in modern India...
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu INTERVIEWS Sudhir Kakar
Pleasure
The digital age has held up a salad bowl of the sexual. Paromita Vohra looks at the polyphonic eco-system of desire and custom of young, ‘liberated’ Indians.
Paromita Vohra
Partnership
On a detour from the straight and narrow, Stuti Agarwal enters a realm of endless ­possibilities opened up by asking one question: can we love more than one person at a time?
Stuti Agarwal
Pleasure
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu on how online shopping has opened up a world of sex and erotica products to Indian women
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Pleasure
Married women are the new ‘infidels’. Far from feeling guilty, they thrive on the secret attraction, writes Priya Pathiyan.
Priya Pathiyan
Pleasure
Apsara Reddy thinks there’s no real place in the heart of a man for a transgender woman
Apsara Reddy
Partnership
Modern couples are more aware of the impermanence of marriage in India’s transitioning culture. Yet, monogamy is not out of style, writes Smita Deshmukh
Smita Deshmukh
Pleasure
Did classical Indian literature focus more on the absentee lover than on the joys of union, probes Arshia Sattar
Arshia Sattar
Partnership

Reeling Under The Spell Of Star Love

Bollywood affairs have always caught the public’s ­imagination. Now, they have also become a marketable commodity, says Sathya Saran

Sathya Saran
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Set in a brothel during Partition, Rajkahini shocked audiences by its sexually charged themes. Sreemoyee Piu Kundu speaks with director Srijit Mukherji.
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Pleasure
Did Savita Bhabhi stand for a common fetish in Indian men: a sexual liaison with older women, wonders Devanik Saha
Devanik Saha
Pleasure
Celibacy is couched in deep lord-love, scriptural fear-mongering or worn as a badge in a goal-driven life. Amrita Narayanan writes on the ways of ascetic and power celibacy.
Amrita Narayanan
Pleasure
Celibacy needn’t be the kind the Mahatma took at age 38. Temporary abstention, too, can help you emerge as a more capable person, says Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan
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When Harish Iyer thought of invading the heteronormative domain of ­marriage, little did he know it could involve being panned for casteism
Harish Iyer
Pleasure
Kinky sex isn’t new in the land of Kama Sutra. Typically, BDSM challenges gender stereotypes. Here, consent is given proactively. Its power lies in our ability to withdraw it, says Jaya Sharma
Jaya Sharma
Partnership
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu recounts a wife’s tale of matrimonial horror
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Pleasure
Loneliness despite high-speed ‘hook ups’. Is love’s labour lost in the digital age, asks Shyam Bhat
Shyam Bhat
Pleasure

In The Blink Of A Wink

A lashing of the unclothed female form in all its dramatic warmth

Sathya Saran
Pleasure
What does buying sex do to men? And what about women’s fantasies of freedom? Nishtha Gautam traces the contours of ‘prostitution by choice’
Nishtha Gautam
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A lot of people-- in moralistic India-- feel a disconnect between their social and sexual selves; most sexual things are taboo...
Qaushiq Mukherjee
 
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