A society free of sexuality-based discriminations, where rights of the sexual minorities will be ensured.
To address the issues of sexually marginalized women and female to male transpersons in society and to broaden the struggle for social equality and rights within the nation-state and beyond.
To problematize the existing idea of a sexual 'mainstream' as opposed to a 'margin' and to challenge any form of ghettoization of the margins.
To go beyond identity-based politics to a politics of standpoint; to provide a platform irrespective of gender and sexual orientation to persons who question the organized workings of homophobia, heterosexism, and both hetero and homo-normativity.
At Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan, 8, Ballygunge Circular Road Kolkata – 700 019
Sappho for Equality is organizing the third Media LGBT Interface on 3rd October 2015, 6 pm to 8 pm at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata.
4th National Queer Conference to be held between 11th to 13th September 2015 at the H. L. Roy Auditorium, Jadavpur University
"you may forget but let me tell you this:
someone in some future time will think of us"
Sappho was a Greek poet who lived in the Lesbos Island in Greece nearly 2500 years ago.
She is revered as the first woman to have expressed her love for other women in her lyrics, which have been destroyed mostly.