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Disciplining Trans* Bodies: some cases from Malaysia and India

By defining particular categories and particular forms of embodiment, rights are conceptualised legally to exclude many trans* bodies and lives, as illustrated by cases in Malaysia and India.

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Reel Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival 2015 is here

Reel Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival 2015 is being held from July 24 to 26, at Goethe-Institut, Nungambakkam, Chennai

The slow death of the list-serves, losing our history to social media

The slow death of the list-serves! Loosing our queer history to social media and how to prevent some of its fallout?

Rethinking gender and language in the face of privilege

That people were making this very linear connection between my request for a gender-neutral certificate and trans* identity alarmed me. To lay claim to trans* identity, in today’s world, is to lay claim to certain narratives and lived experiences that are not mine.