Mapping the bisexual experience of a Keralite woman: glimpses into India

  title={Mapping the bisexual experience of a Keralite woman: glimpses into India},
  author={C. Chinchu},
  journal={Sexual and Relationship Therapy},
  pages={135 - 145}
  • C. Chinchu
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Sexual and Relationship Therapy
ABSTRACT India is not known as a country to be in for a bisexual person. Homosexual acts even within wedlock are a punishable offence in India. Legal battles over provisions in the Indian Penal Code which criminalizes any sexual act “against the order of nature” are rife. Even though Kerala has been hailed as a paradox inside India (mainly due to its human development parameters), the social, cultural and legal environment in the state is hostile to individuals who question hetero-normativity… Expand
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