Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)longing in Contemporary India

Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)longing in Contemporary India

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“Parmesh Shahani is an original… This book will inspire and provoke many interested in understanding the intersections between sexuality, globalization, and new media.”

—Henry Jenkins, Author of Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide

“Gay Bombay is a must-read! Shifting seamlessly through the personal, the Gay Bombay community, the national, and the transnational, the book gives the reader a unique understanding of what it means to be gay and Indian.

—Jyoit Puri, Director, Graduate Program in Gender/Cultural Studies, Simons College

“…Gay Bombay is a path-breaking study of homosexuality in modern Bombay/Mumbai that will be essential reading for students of gender and sexuality.”

—Rachel Dwyer, Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema, University of London

Using a combination of multi-sited ethnography, textual analysis, historical documentation analysis, and memoir writing, the author provides ...

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