Geographic Specific Resources
- A Rain of Flower: Poet Yoon Hyun SeokYook Woo Dang is perhaps second of the two most well-known gay poets of South Korea, the other being Gi Hyeong Do. Unlike Gi Hyeong Do, whose poetry mostly revolved around love, Yook Woo Dang' s poetry seems to be all-encompassing. He speaks about love but also about the repressive structures society produces through the institutions of family, schools, […]
- A Rain of Flower: Poet Yoon Hyun Seok
- The Perils and Politics of Gay PrideBy Udayan Dhar Perhaps the Ongoing Controversy over Pune Pride March Hints at a Maturing LGBT Movement in India June is LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) Pride month globally and the last decade... The post The Perils and Politics of Gay Pride appeared first on Pink Pages.
- The Perils and Politics of Gay Pride
- Gay Gandhi? HardlyLast year I attended a short orientation to prepare me for work in rural India. Facing a year in the closet, I asked what I could expect from men in my community in rural Rajasthan: "You might see some men holding hands like homosexuals in the west."As a westerner I may have jumped to conclusions about two men holding hands. Certainly in London, yo […]
- Gay Gandhi? Hardly
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Category Archives: Books
This bibliography picks up after 1995. Please feel free to add other texts in the comments section and we will try to update the bibliography. Berry, Chris. Mobile Cultures: New Media in Queer Asia. Durham: Duke University Press. 2003. Bhan, … Continue reading
Currently, same-sex relationships in South Asia are considered alien. People are unaware the history of homosexuality in the region. This has been just one outcome of British imperialism and Victorian prudery; they obliterated our indigenous cultures and histories. Fortunately, South … Continue reading
HarperCollins, 2008, isbn: 9788172237103 http://amrutapatil.blogspot.com/ A beautifully nuanced exploration of a young woman’s mind and sexuality . They were inseparable – until the day they jumped. Ruth, saved by safety nets, leaves the city. Kari, saved by a sewer, crawls … Continue reading
http://devdutt.com/ Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik writes on Queer ideas in Hindu metaphysics and mythology. The Pregnant King, Penguin Books, 2008 ISBN 978-1-4306-3472-0 The Man Who Was A Woman and other queer tales of Hindu lore. Routledge, 2002. ISBN 1-56023-181-5.
http://queerink.com/index.php We, at Queer-Ink seek to disempower those who look at others with derision or suspicion or ignorance. We do it not by shutting ourselves out but by embracing the world and all its treasures. We do it through the retailing of books, … Continue reading
Complete listing at: http://yodapress.com/Sexuality.html General Editor: Gautam Bhan is the General Editor of the new Sexualities Series announced by YODA PRESS. He is an activist for queer and gender rights, and is based in Delhi. He has worked most extensively … Continue reading
From: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/southasia/cuvl/glb.html Ackerley, J. R. Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990. British gay author’s account of his life as secretary and confidant to an Indian maharajah. (First published in 1932.) Ali, Agha Shahid. A Nostalgist’s … Continue reading