In loving memory of discourse
By Rituparna Borah
Rituparna Borah wishes for yesterday once more in debates and dialogues around gender and sexuality – her thoughts for the future on ‘Varta’ webzine completing 10 years
Rituparna Borah is an indigenous, disabled, queer feminist activist with over 18 years of experience in gender, sexuality, and LGBTQIA+ issues. She is Co-Director of Nazariya: A Queer Feminist Resource Group, Delhi. She has been part of various advocacy groups, one of them being Voices Against 377 which was a co-petitioner in the case for reading down Section 377, Indian Penal Code. She herself is a co-petitioner in a marriage equality petition as part of the National Network of LBI Women and Trans Persons. The petition asks for equality in relationships and the right to form a chosen family in addition to the right to marry.