Sabrang is a collective comprising people concerned with issues of sexuality. Sabrang members include people of different sexualities (including heterosexuals).:)

Sabrang attempts to:

Some activities initiated by Sabrang are:

Public Lecture Series

An ongoing process aiming to put sexuality in its dimensions into public discourse.

Lecture 1: EMERGING GAY SPACES IN BANGALORE
Date : 28th August '98
Speaker: Dr. Chandra S. Balachandran, American Institute of Indian Studies, Chicago.

Lecture 2 EXPLORING SEXUALITY-LANGUAGE,GENDER & IDENTITY
Date : 30th October '98
Speaker : Sandhya Rao, Women's Rights Activist, Hengasara Hakkina Sngha (HSS),Bangalore.

Lecture 3 STRUCTURE FOR SURVIVAL-STREET CHILDREN AND SEXUALITY
Date : 8th January '99
Speaker : Brother Mani Karott, BOSCO :a group working for the betterment of street children.

Workshop Series

Workshop 1 EEX & SEXUALITY IN THE TIME OF AIDS FOR PEOPLE WORKING ON ISSUES RELATED TO HIV/AIDS & SEX EDUCATION.
Date : 2nd October'98
Facilitator : Anjali Gopalan, Executive Director, Naz Foundation (India) Trust, New Delhi.
Co-organiser: Bangalore Medical Services Trust.

Workshop 2 TRAINING ON SEXUALITY ,HIV & AIDS FOR PEOPLE WORKING ON LESBIGAY RIGHTS, SEXUALITY, SEXUAL HEALTH,SEX EDUCATION.
Date : 3rd October '98.
Facilitator : Anjali Gopalan, Naz Foundation (India) Trust, New Delhi.
Co-organiser: Good As You.

Public Protest

Protest Demonstration against Shiv Sena's attacks on screening of the film 'Fire' and the Central Government's decision to censor the film.
Date : 28th December '98.
Venue : Mahatma Gandhi's Statue-M.G. Road , Bangalore.
Co-organisers : Mahasa, a women's group.
Participants : social action groups,LesBiGaygroups,women'sgroups,Human rights Groups and student activists from the National Law School of India and others.

Symposium Series

Topic THE POLITICS OF CENSORSHIP-ISSUES ARISING FROM "FIRE" CONTROVERSY.
Date : 2nd January '99
Co-organisers : Centre for the Study of Culture & Society (CSDS),Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).

Future Plans

A documentation center and helpline.

Contact address:
Sabrang
Post Box 7625
Bangalore-560076.
Phone: (080) 6688214.
e-mail:sabrang@mailcity.com


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