Today is an important day for feminists in India because the law prohibiting same sex acts is being debated in the Supreme Court.#scrap377
This is a guest post by M. REYAZ
The Apex Court judgment of December 11, putting aside the Delhi High Court order on decriminalisation of homosexuality, pertaining to Section 377 of the IPC has clearly divided into two ‘queer’ camps, where on one side besides LGBTS are those liberals extending their support to the LGBT cause, and on the other side, there are religious leaders and groups, who otherwise would not even see eye to eye with each other (what is ‘queer’ about this second camp is not so much its sexual orientation, as the strangeness of its banding together against queer people despite their antagonism toward each other).
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The 1947 Partition Archive April 16, 2018
This is a museum dedicated to preserving the memory of Indian partition, which occurred in 1947.They have programmes for citizen historians interesting in collecting narratives of Partition survivors, and you can work out anywhere in India or Pakistan.
We are concerned global citizens committed to preserving this chapter of our collective history. We come from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, nationalities, and professions. It is our view that a strong foundation in history will pave the way for a more enlightened future for the subcontinent and hence the world. At the moment our team consists of 100% volunteer based staff, interns, advisers and experts who are passionate about preserving the people’s history of Partition.
MAP: Muslim Aks Partition, Making Art Pehechan, Multiple And aPart? September 30, 2014
Bangladesh July 28, 2013
I’m in Kolkata and the nistory is overwhelming.Maybe one day I will visit Bangladesh.