What can global histories of racial supremacy and reproductive control tell us about our white supremacist present?
Sex, Law and the Politics of Age: Child Marriage in India, 1891-1937
Sex, Law and the Politics of Age: Child Marriage in India, 1891-1937 is a microhistory of a law restraining child marriages passed in colonial India in 1929.
Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Social Thought
How ideas of deviant female sexuality became foundational to modern social thought in colonial India.
“Cow protection or Gay protection?” LGBT rights, “Hindu” tradition and the Indian elections
Gender and sexuality has had an important role in recent public debates in India.
India’s Section 377: India, Britain and the ongoing legacies of imperialism
The legacy of imperial Victorian sexual mores continue to haunt the lives of gay people in India and large parts of former British colonies.
Hyperbole and horror: hijras and the British imperial state in India
Nineteenth-century British imperial imaginaries took great delight in expressing the terror of, and a morbid fascination with, hijra bodies.