Bibliography on Hinduism and Homosexuality
by Chad Bauman, Butler University
Abraham, K C.; Abraham, Ajit K. “Homosexuality:
Some Reflections from India,” Ecumenical
Review, January 1998,
50:1, pp 22-29.
Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy and Hsu,
Minna J. “India's Homosexual
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August 2007, 41:4, pp. 657-660.
Bacchetta, Paola. “When
the (Hindu) Nation Exiles Its Queers.”
Out Front: Lesbians, Gays,
and the Struggle for Workplace Rights. Winter 1999, No. 61,
Paul. “Moral Ambivalence
and Irregular Practices: Contextualizing
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August 2006, 83:1, pp. 79-98.
Robert P. “Transsexualism, Gender, and Anxiety in Traditional India.” Journal
of the American Oriental Society 113:3. 1993. 374-401.
Guru and His Disciple (University of Minnesota, 2001).
Subir K. “Globalizing
queer? AIDS, Homophobia and
the Politics of Sexual
Identity in India.” Globalization and Health (BioMed Central Ltd.: 2007).
Jeffrey. Kali's Child (Univ. of
Chicago Press, 1998).
Pattanaik. The Man Who Was a Woman
and Other Queer Tales from Hindu Lore (Routledge, 2002).
“There are many branches on the tree of life:
The Irreconcilability of Hinduism and Homophobia,” in Heterosexism
in Contemporary World Religion (Snow Lion Publications, 2002).
Gayatri. With Respect to Sex:
Negotiating Hijra Identity to South India (Univ. of Chicago, 1995).
Ruth. Love's Rite: Same-Sex Marriage
in India and the West (Palgrave Macmillan/New Delhi: Penguin, 2005).
Ruth, ed. Queering
India: Same-Sex Love and Eroticism in Indian Culture and Society (Routledge,
Vanita and Saleem Kidwai, eds,
Same-Sex Love in India: Readings from Literature and History (St
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Ruth Vanita. “Wedding of
Two Souls: Same-Sex Marriage
and Hindu Traditions,” Journal of
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2004, 20:2 pp 119-135.
“Regenerating Masculinity in the Construction of Hindu
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"Homosexuality and Hinduism," in Homosexuality
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Revised: January 30, 2009