The research at CIS seeks to understand the reconfiguration of social processes and structures through the internet and digital media technologies, and vice versa. There has to be anti- discrimination laws to protect us and then families will be more accepting. Or the color of dress that you want to wear?
Maya Sharma, in her book Loving Women locates the stories of a number of working-class lesbian women struggling to be with each other against the odds. To discuss such possibilities, please write to Sunil Abraham, Executive Director, at sunil[at]cis-india[dot]org or Sumandro Chattapadhyay, Director, at sumandro[at]cis-india[dot]org, with an indication of the form and the content of the collaboration you might be interested in.
From the interviews, it appears that police harassment has reduced significantly among MSM, outreach workers, but only to a small extent among the hijra and kothi groups.