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Pleasure Pockets around Agara Lake of Bangalore

March 6, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

As part of 2018 Women’s Day special, we at Hidden Pockets Collective, decided to walk around recently inaugurated Agara Lake. We were happy to realise that the inauguration coincided  with our pleasure pockets walk 🙂     We were intrigued to realise that there was this beautiful lake right in Read More

Night on MG Road on New Years Eve

Walking the New Years Eve on MG Road, Bangalore

January 3, 2018 Hidden Pockets 0

2016’s New Years Eve started with horrific images of New Year Celebrations at MG Road in Bangalore. People had gone wild, women were groped and pretty much everybody had a bad night. This is what the media wanted us to believe. For days there were national debates around women’s safety, Read More

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Hornbill Festival: Land of Festivals

January 2, 2018 Hidden Pockets 1

A Glimpse of the Hornbill Festival celebrated in the ‘Land of festivals’. Hornbill is the biggest festival celebrated in Nagaland and also in the Northeast region of India.   The Hornbill Festival is an annual festival which started in the year 2000 with a vision to showcase the tradition and Read More

Designer explores clothes and gender using Mohiniyattam and drag

June 28, 2017 Purnima 2

“I think that a lot of feel people feel that clothes restrict a person by their gender and the idea is to reject gender conformism,” – Aishwarya Ravi The Bangalore-based fashion photographer recently released a thought-provoking photo series in collaboration with drag performer, Alex Mathew (and his drag persona, Mayamma). Read More

#pleasurepockets walk in Jaipur

February 9, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

When you are a stranger in a new city, the best way to get a feel of your new neighborhood and to map out interests close to you, is by foot. This essentially means long walks through a maze of streets, buildings, bazaars and the works. Many cities in India Read More

QUEER AZADI MUMBAI PRIDE 2017: An experience!

February 2, 2017 Hidden Pockets 0

Last year, I found myself witnessing the largest pride celebration on this planet, the 46th annual New York City Pride March. An electric, colorful, almost Mardi Gras-esque celebration of love and life, that was attended by a record setting 32,000 marchers. And thousands upon thousands of supporters that lined up Read More

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