Radar Roundup: August 16, 2014
Highlights from what we’re reading and excited about this week:
- Sure sign of changing times: University of Delhi finally will allow transgender individuals to enroll in post-graduate courses.
- Public spaces in Mumbai just waiting for you to come out and loiter. (See also: what loitering has to do with women’s safety)
- 10 LGBT stereotypes that we need independence from
- “You’re 16. You’re a pedophile. You don’t want to hurt anyone. What do you do now?”
- Are you aware of the many forms of violence against women?
- Know your history! For Independence Day, Genderlog India shared postage stamps that honor female freedom fighters—for example, Rani Lakshmibai.
Badal ja! lately:
- What we talk about when we talk about an INTERdependent India.
- Meet the one and only Behen—a lifelong activist, including during India’s independence movement, and one of the most inspiring women we know.
- Have you ever wondered why we tie Rakhi on brothers and not sisters? Here’s food for thought about one of our favorite traditions.
P.S. → We’re hosting the next meetup in Mumbai in September. It will focus on sex, sexuality, and sex education. Dive into the conversation leading up to the event by joining the community forum.