Female Condom and Pleasure.

July 27, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

I have been aware of female condoms since I became sexually active (17 years old), but only started experimenting with them with long-term intimate partners. In principle the idea is great: give people with vagina more agency over their sexual health and safer sex options, without having to rely on Read More

Pleasure and Protocol of Oral Sex

July 24, 2019 Hidden Pockets 0

In a society where sex is a topic of taboo, there is no surprise in people not very comfortably talking about Oral sex. Oral sex may be considered as an attribute of sexual intercourse that both male and female indulge in. Oral sex is the act of stimulating one’s partner’s Read More

Always Aroused: Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

June 7, 2019 Aadhira 0

Imagine constantly feeling as if your body is on the brink of orgasm. Orgasm? Despite an absence of any sexual desire! This is the struggle faced by those who have PGAD: a debilitating and distressing disorder that predominantly affects women. PGAD: What does it mean? In PGAD, a person’s genitals Read More

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Can Indian courts handle sexual pleasure?

January 18, 2018 Hidden Pockets 2

The word ‘sex’ has been tainted, maligned and mostly misused within the legal institutions. ‘Sexual pleasure’ as a theme is yet to be explored within the legal jurisprudence. In Kamlesh Vashwani Supreme Court order (2014), the judge while delivering the order stated that “things like (porn) lead to prurient interests Read More

Podcast: What is pleasure for you – Tanzila Khan

July 27, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

Has anyone ever asked you what is pleasure for you? Tanzila Khan gets personal with Aisha Lovely George and shares her stories on this podcast. She tries to reclaim the word “pleasure ” from the sexual connotation. For her it’s success. Tanzila discusses her idea of body, idea of sexual Read More

“Medication for psychosocial disabilities have effect on sexuality” – Ratnaboli Ray, Anjali

May 12, 2017 Brindaalakshmi K 0

Our conversation with Ratnaboli Ray, Founder – Anjali Mental Health Rights Organisation began as a conversation around pleasure and politics present in the lives of persons with psychosocial disabilities. Understanding the intricacies of the politics around pleasure in these lives requires understanding psychosocial disabilities. What is a psychosocial disability? We Read More

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