Beyond Binaries: Understanding Sexual Identities and Queer Rights Issues in India
Authors: Vibhuti Patel, Simi Mehta, Vithita Jha, and Samriddhi Sharma
Published by: ARJUN KUMAR
Publisher’s Address: Impact and Policy Research Institute OPC Private Limited, 4-C, K Block, Saket, New Delhi-110028
Printer Details: Printed in India by Impact and Policy Research Institute OPC Private Limited.
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About the Report
Beyond Binaries: Understanding Sexual Identities and Queer Rights Issues in india, by Vibhuti Patel, Simi Mehta, Vithita Jha, and Samriddhi Sharma is the product of multiple events in IMPRI’s #WebPolicyLearning series. This Compilation of ideas and thoughts of various subject matter experts and practitioners is an approach that seeks to shed light on the ways in which India’s queer rights issues are articulated, debated, critiqued and continue to question and evolve the idea of identity and belonging in the light of greater inclusivity and sensitivity. This Event Outcome Report aims to provide a comprehensive analysis and documentation of Sexual Identities and Queer Rights Issues in India and its impact on the formulation and execution of Indian legal, political, social and health policies. It delves into the multifaceted aspects of transcending temporal context, symbolizing a collective journey towards a more enlightened, compassionate, and accepting society.
About the Authors
Prof Vibhuti Patel is a Visiting Distinguished professor at IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi and is the Vice President of Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS).
Dr Simi Mehta is the CEO and Editorial Director at IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi and a former Fulbright Nehru Doctoral Research Fellow at Ohio State University, USA.
Vithita Jha is the Assistant Editor and Visiting Researcher at IMPRI. She is pursuing PhD in English from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.
Samriddhi Sharma is the Assistant Editor and Visiting researcher at IMPRI. She holds a degree in Political Science from Jadavpur University.