Vikramaditya Sahai

Associate

Vikramaditya Sahai is a post graduate in political science from University of Delhi. They have previously worked as faculty at the Gender Studies Department, Ambedkar University, Delhi and as a consultant on a project to study non-normative sexuality and gender housed at the Advanced Centre for Women Studies, TISS, Bombay.

They are interested in sex, feeling, and the structure and narrative of living in their relation with forms of sociality, law and politics.

 

Blog

CLPR | Trans Law Quarterly | Issue I

June 10, 2020

Putting this newsletter together became a practice of accounting how we gather together, of holding to our greatest capacity as we shrink in the onslaught of terrible abandonment and destruction. We hope that whenever you find the time to peruse through this, it will remind you that we are in this together.

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Is it possible to be Trans, Legal, and Free?

April 1, 2020

The NALSA Judgment (2014) and the Navtej Johar Judgment (2018) both produced a subject of gender and sexuality in a present-in-history. Both judgments presumably did not announce the recognition of new identities but traced histories of identities built on sexual and gendered differences from ancient India onwards.

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The Sexual is Political: Consent and the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019

February 3, 2020

The Transgender (Protection of Rights) Act 2019 passed recently by the Parliament, precisely undoes the capacity of the trans subject to be a citizen by revoking their ability to consent. This post highlights some of the key issues in the Act and why the trans community does not support it.

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