Maya Gender and Sexuality Magazine

Creator’s Judgement

A magnifying glass is also known as bi-convex lens which is a combination of two convex lenses. From an unusual distance, the image formed through the glasses appears inverted but at a distance close...

Distract and Punish

  This piece depicts child sexual abuse questioning whether the death sentence would really curb the crime, or it’s an easy way to distract from the actual problem? The work is on canvas with use...

Foreword: Volume 1: Issue 1

Maya is a name affectionately selected for the ease through which it conveys complexity. ‘Love’ in Nepali, ‘illusion’ in Sanskrit, and many more meanings that it holds within its two syllables. What do we...

Seeta Aur Geeta

   [This artwork has been contributed by Mishika Chowdhary, law student, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. She is also the Creative Editor of Maya.] This is an adaptation of Kira Blake Schnitzler’s art work.  

Muana

(Muana has specific meaning in the context. Muana refers to the ‘place of origin’. In this poem, Muana is trying to locate herself in the society after accepting that she was a lesbian. It...