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Identities

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Editorial: Vulnerability and Sexuality

Vulnerability – is it a condition we find ourselves in? A state of being we choose? Let’s keep it very simple: it depends on the approach we take to defining it. In the former approach, we are ‘done to’, while in the latter we are consciously ‘doing’.
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A Manifesto for Single Women 

Singleness represents eschewing all that patriarchy imposes on us in the name of emotional and financial protection. Women who decide not to marry defy age-old ‘wisdom’ mixed with terrible psychological and biologically-backed explanations.
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General and not so General

The relationship between caste and sexuality has always been a complicated one, one that is performed through socially sanctioned practices, which enables the privileged and punishes the oppressed. In India, Brahminical practices of oppression are practiced in various ways. One doesn’t need to look too far, to understand how identities are oppressed, excluded and discriminated…
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Voices: Interview With Rudrani Chettri

On December 13, 2013 - Jasmine George  from TARSHI interviewed Rudrani Chettri, Director of Mitr Trust, a Community Based Organization (CBO) in New Delhi, India. Rudrani talked about her reaction to the Supreme Court's judgement on Section 377 as well as her work as the director of Mitr Trust. She also talked about the Hijra community…
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