Moving Truth(s)

Queer and Transgender Desi Writings on Family

Author: Aparajeeta Duttchoudhury
ISBN: 9780989626354

Moving Truth(s)" is written to move us all. Closer to home. To bring conversations about gender and sexuality home to family and community. To serve ourselves and our families and communities in better understanding the lives of queer and transgender individuals by sharing our stories - our truths - and together move toward a place of inquiry and respect, such that "truth" itself is moved to a new place. How do we stay engaged with family, community and culture when we experience homophobia and transphobia? Where have we found support systems? Who have been our most active and sometimes least expected advocates? What do we need to do to help grow the kind of community we seek support from? These questions move us toward a new sense of truth, shifting us out of the false belief that being queer and/or transgender is necessarily at odds with family and community. Our stories help us move those ideas into a new light. The rich, celebratory, and self-reflective personal narratives in this

Publisher: Flying Chickadee
Publish Date: 2015-04-15


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