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Sexuality

Activists take part in a protest march demanding justice for the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died after four men allegedly gang-raped and assaulted her last month, in Jalandhar.

PTI Photo

India’s BDSM people hope that their concepts and practices would someday be understood

Photograph by Kaushik Gupta

Voyeur is not a bad word in the BDSM world; it’s even a point from where energy flows

Photograph by Kaushik Gupta

BDSM practitioners possess better mental health than ‘vanilla’ people, studies suggest

Photograph by J. Walker

BDSM enables paradigm shift: consent is not just for harm reduction, but enabling pleasure

Photograph by J. Walker

Proactive, enthusiastic consent is at the heart of BDSM—that way, it’s what violation is not

Photograph by J. Walker

Our community allows one to be led into greater intensity by surrendering more to pleasure-in-pain, freedom-in-discipline kind of erotic energy.

Photograph by Dipjyoti Banik

Illustration by Sorit

Illustration by Sorit

Illustration by Sorit

Illustration by Sorit

Illustrations by Sorit

Narendra Bisht

Yummy thighs Edible body paint on sale

Illustration by Sorit

Woman athlete Pinky Pramanik being taken to Barasat Court in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal after she was arrested by the police on allegations of rape and charges that she is actually male.

PTI Photo

Narendra Bisht

Narendra Bisht

Narendra Bisht

Narendra Bisht

Narendra Bisht

Narendra Bisht

Peddling smut or hope? For a growing number of consumers, sex toy shops are proving indispensable

Amit Haralkar

Narendra Bisht

Narendra Bisht

Illustration by Sorit

Narendra Bisht

Illustration by Sorit

Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)

Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)

Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)

Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)

Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)

Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)

Getty Images (From Outlook, January 24, 2011)