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Under: A Poem

I try to meet you on even groundbut somehow always get lost.Around me are ruins of a silenceit’s difficult to clamber out...
Illustration from children's picture book 'Machher Jhol' showing the back view of a small boy in a red shirt with a stick in one hand facing a woman in a sari who is holding the hand of a toddler. The toddler's other hand is held by a young girl. The setting is a marketplace, with tea-drinkers seen in the background. A puppy is next to the boy.

Depictions of Disability in Children’s Books: A View from India

What have you been reading during the lockdown imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic? I have kept myself occupied with children’s books...

A ‘Case’ or a ‘Person’? The Perennial Dilemma in Psy-disciplines: A...

I remember being seated before a board of interviewers for a viva-voce that would have been my ticket to a two-year MPhil...
Nidhi's picture while speaking into a mic, with a banner of Rising Flame in the backgroun.

Comedy, Activism, Disability and Mental Health: In Conversation with Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi Goyal is a Mumbai-based disability rights activist and stand-up comedian. She is the founder and director of an NGO called Rising...

Symptom or Protest? Exploring the Vastness of Distress Beyond the Medical...

The first poem in R. D. Laing’s collected works, Knots, commences with the following: “They are playing a...

COVID-19 and Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities: A Joint Statement and Some...

The following concerned organisations have drafted a collective statement on the heightened risk that people living with psychosocial disabilities face amidst a...

Queerness and Madness in Taiwan: In Conversation with Taiwan Mad Alliance...

In this two-part series, Mad in Asia Pacific is in conversation with members of Taiwan Mad Alliance, namely, Shu Shu, Tien-Hsing Hao,...

與「台灣失序者聯盟」對話 – 上集

本系列為MadinAsiaPacific與台灣失序者聯盟(失序盟)成員的對話,失序盟成員從失序者/瘋人/酷兒的位置出發,探索台灣精神失序相關議題。本系列內容於MadinAsiaPacific分為上、下集發表,並另有刊載英文版。 台灣失序者聯盟成員暨作者 王修梧 郝天行 林昭生 秀
Description: In a room with yellow walls, a young person with short hair wearing a sleeveless white top sits at a desk and types on their laptop. Plants grow outside windows.

When you’re very, very tired, you can’t throw your tired away

This essay is written by Urvashi Bahuguna and was originally published on Skin Stories here. ‘Why do I...

“Feeling Not Seen, Not Heard, Not Understood”

Note: This long read essay is a result of a survey and study undertaken by the writers on unpacking loneliness in Indian...