Category: India

India, Rape and the worth of women

Only days after the rape, killing and hanging of two teenage girlsĀ Babulal Gaur, BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Home Minister said about rape “Sometimes it’s right, sometimes it’s…

Women’s day – India

This year’s Women’s Day post is dedicated to India. It’s going to be a bit different as well. We’re going to honor two men who’ve meant a lot…

Continued focus on India

As we continue focussing on India’s sexual issues, here’s a mail that our good friend Amrita shared with us: I’m really glad you’re devoting space on Silk Rope…

In Words We Meet #4

We continue our Silk Rope poetry series with a poem written by Holland based Indian filmmaker and cultural expert Nandini Bedi. She told me that as a student…

In Words We Meet #3

Would Indian love poetry of the 8th century deal with different subjects than today’s poetry? We imagine such a distance in culture, but reading the poems we realize…

Thank god for day time TV

Want to speed up the advancement of your society? Well, one surprising way is to make sure everyone has access to a TV set. Feminism blog Jezebel tips…

Good Gay News Linkage

On the facebook page of the Silk Rope Chronicles we posted this joke picture: Our friend Dana responded with this great clip from the UK comedy show Goodness…