Menstruation Beyond Gender: Being A Lesbian- My Periods Story (Episode 3)

In this exciting new three-part podcast series, Dinta, the host of the podcast, deconstructs menstruation from a queer perspective, enabling the listeners new insights about this relevant topic. The first of these episodes is a monologue, while the rest of the two episodes invite guest speakers to speak on menstruation in their regional language. 

In the final episode of this series, Dinta talks to Sindya- a lesbian and feminist activist. Sindya details her first experiences of menstruation, and how it works in her relationships and family as a lesbian woman.

Listen to this exclusive podcast, produced and hosted by Dinta Suresh as a part of the Likho Journalism Fellowship 2021 - A Humsafar Trust initiative.

About Dinta Suresh

Dinta Suresh (She/her), is a PhD scholar, intersectional feminist, and a typical Geminian. Having been an interdisciplinary scholar, she loves to explore various domains related to gender constantly. Her areas of interest are sexual and reproductive health & rights, gender & sexuality, and ethics. In addition to
academic work, she volunteers for a few organizations that work for LGBTQIA+ Community, menstrual health & rights, and gender-based violence. Learning is a part of her life, and she loves learning about new things.

Being a typical Geminian, she is very open to new experiences, meeting new people, and traveling to new places, and she loves to have long conservations with people. She also enjoys watching movies, crafting, and belly dancing, which she started to learn recently. She has also received a few international fellowships like DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), a training fellowship on Ethics (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA) and Empowerment Self Defense (Jerusalem, Israel) and Thailand.

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