Sex, Shame & Urban India

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Sex, Shame & Urban India - Honey, it's Not All About the Kamasutra! combines humour, entertainment and real life accounts to take taboos topics head on. Based on testimonies obtained from young Indians, Heavy Belly's Natalie and Ruchi bring light to unheard issues of youth fantasy, love-technology, sex education, clinics, white fetish and Indian queerness, to name a few.

By Year

  • 2018

  • 2017

By Tag

  • sex

  • Shame

  • India

  • taboo

  • sex education

  • SOAS Radio

  • sexual health

  • sexualness

  • SOAS

  • Homosexuality

  • queerness

  • urban india

  • fantasy

  • sexual rights

  • intimacy

  • Right to knowledge

  • Asia

  • whiteness

  • white washed

  • british asian

  • Healthcare

  • everyday

  • Paromita Vohra

  • celeb crush

  • SOASRadio

  • homophobia

  • Section 377

  • youth

  • patriarchy

  • SOAS Radio Live

  • rights

  • #Youth

  • South Asia

  • Panel Discussion

  • fetish

  • desire

  • Live

  • stigma

  • british asian women

  • Shaming

  • QueerAsia

  • Advocates For Youth

  • development

  • white privilege

  • Delhi

  • Knowlege is Power

  • Indian Penal Code

  • youth media

  • sexuality

  • virginity

  • feminism

  • Right to information


  • Agents of Ishq

  • colonised

  • Gender

  • british media

  • violation

  • decriminalisation

  • Nicole Cheetham

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LIVE: What I did when the British media made our kind invisible - British Asian feminist Sangeeta Pillai LanderMon, 2018-01-15 23:25

“I believe there is little or nothing in mainstream British media about British Asian women. And I’d like the media... See details

LIVE: Family, School & Hollywood: the Kind of Romance We Learned ft. Sugandha Parmar & Srishti Guru KrishnakumarTue, 2017-12-05 17:32

Our first LIVE show had Ruchi chatting with SOAS's very own Sugandha Parmar & Srishti Guru Krishnakumar - talking... See details

Episode 5: India's White Fetish - Historical & Contemporary Roots of Desiring 'Whiteness'Sun, 2017-11-26 23:02

The unusual attention given to that Caucasian exchange student in your class, to all-white celeb crushes and sports... See details

Episode 4: Intimacy is Not All About Sex! - Young Indians Speak OutWed, 2017-11-22 17:16

Is there a certain movie, food, pillow, song, or place with which you share an intimate connection? If your mind... See details

Why You Must Talk to Young People About Sex...and How! - PANEL DISCUSSION with Paromita Vohra & Nicole CheethamTue, 2017-11-07 12:37

Chiming in from Mumbai, London and Washington DC - listen to Ruchi and Natalie’s discussion about sex and its nagging... See details

Episode 3: A Queer-y on IndiaWed, 2017-10-25 17:43

Queerness is more common than you may think. Queerness is more ingrained in societies than you may think... even... See details

Episode 2: Shame on Sex EducationWed, 2017-10-18 10:51

Does sex education only mean ‘reproduction’, ‘organs’ and ‘hormones’ – or is it more? Are unfiltered... See details

Episode 1: Doctor, Doctor! Where are the Real Gynaecologists?Wed, 2017-10-04 17:05

Me: A sexual health check-up for me, please! Gynaecologist: Why would you be needing one? You're not married. Me:... See details

Pilot - Sex, Shame and Urban India - Honey, it's Not All About the Kamasutra!Mon, 2017-10-02 12:07

22-year old Nabila gets stared at when she buys condoms. On her boyfriend's birthday, she spent the night at his house,... See details