A Study on Contemporary Concerns around Gender

15th June 2013, Towards Gender Inclusivity, in Bangalore (India)

The Alternative Law Forum and LesBiT invite you to the release of Towards Gender Inclusivity: A Study on Contemporary Concerns around Gender. This report is authored by queer rights activist Sunil Mohan assisted by musician Sumathi Murthy. The report has been edited by Alok Vaid-Menon, and has a foreword by Kalpana Kannabiran. The report has been published by the Alternative Law Forum and LesBiT, Bangalore.

“Gender is a personal experience of a person in everyday life. It is an expression that each person can choose. Gender is fluid. Gender is performative. Genders are social, political, cultural, economic roles. Gender is a complex composition of many things around us. It is a journey of life, a journey from body to mind. It is a personal journey, a political journey”

The release of the report by writer and trans rights activist A. Revathi and Reginald Watts, an independent community person. The first report to be received by well-known counselor B.N.Sharada and feminist historian and cultural critic Lata Mani. Chennai based feminist and writer V. Geetha will respond to the report.

For more information : http://orinam.net/towards-gender-inclusivity-sunil-mohan-and-sumathi-murthy/

By Marion Wolfer

Marion Wolfer is a French Master student in cultural policy and management at the European Institute of Paris 8 University. She is working on cultural networks. She did an internship at Cutura21 for three months. Marion Wolfer est une étudiante de master I en politiques et gestion de la culture à l´Institut d´études européennes de l´Université de Paris 8. Elle travaille sur les réseaux culturels et a effectué un stage de trois mois au sein de Cultura21.