Lesbian Studies and Activism in India

  title={Lesbian Studies and Activism in India},
  author={Ruth Vanita},
  journal={Journal of Lesbian Studies},
  pages={244 - 253}
  • Ruth Vanita
  • Published 16 August 2007
  • Art, Sociology
  • Journal of Lesbian Studies
Abstract This essay surveys public debates and writings about lesbianism and the history of activism around lesbian issues in twentieth-century India. Weddings between women and joint suicides by female couples over the last twenty-five years are among the under-researched, but increasingly reported, phenomena that suggest future directions that activism and the study of lesbianism in India may take. doi:10.1300/J155v11n03_07 

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