The Emergence of the Lesbian Movement in India and More With Dr. Naisargi Dave

Oct 17, 2022


In this episode,  anthropologist Dr. Naisargi Dave joins us to discuss letter exchange as a form of community-building for women loving women in the 1990s, the fraught relationship between the lesbian movement and the autonomous women’s movement in India, and the problems with arguing for queer rights on the basis of the right to privacy.

‘In Perspective’ is The Swaddle’s podcast series where academics reveal little-known facts about Indian history, society and culture. 

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