Ritambhara Mehta is with Nazariya, a Delhi-based queer feminist resource group. Nazariya works on issues of gender and sexuality with a focus on issues of queer women and trans* persons.
Shilpa believes loitering, just being, just hanging out in public places, is about ‘claiming the city with your body’. One of the co-authors of the book, ‘Why Loiter: Women and Risk on Mumbai’s Streets’ published in 2011, Shilpa has authored several essays and journals on issues of feminist parenting, gender and the politics of space, the right to take risks and related thoughts and concepts.
Reflecting on the theme of Spirituality and Sexuality for this issue of In Plainspeak, in an interview with Shikha Aleya, Lata says,“What might a spiritual approach contribute? It can lead you to understand that there is a core aspect of you that exists prior to and alongside the particulars that shape your identity - class, gender, sexuality, religion, able-bodiedness, etc..."
कुमाम डेविडसन एक स्वतंत्र पत्रकार, ऐक्टिविस्ट और शिक्षक हैं। वे पूर्वोत्तर भारत में क्विअर विषयों पर डिजिटल और प्रिंट सामग्री का संकलन करने के लिए संचालित की जा रही चिंकी-होमो प्रोजेक्ट के सह-संस्थापक भी हैं। शिखा आलेया के साथ बातचीत करते हुए डेविडसन, पूर्वोत्तर भारत में विद्रोह आंदोलन के साए में खुद के बड़े होने…
Adsa Fatima is a feminist, trainer and resource person working with Sama Resource Group for Women and Health. In this interview, she shares her insights on issues of privacy, safety and inclusion in the context of reproductive health, sexuality and rights, and the family and social environment that influence individual choices and decisions
People make assumptions about both mobility and sexuality and quite often reduce them to a few simple, unidimensional concepts. Sexuality is reduced to sex, marriage and the gender binary. Mobility is reduced to ableist concepts of body and capacity, and access to, or the possession of, a vehicle to get from point A to B.