Posts Tagged: Hindu

The Ability to Pass Becomes Her Cage: Talking with SJ Sindu


SJ Sindu discusses her new novel, Marriage of a Thousand Lies, queer readings of Hindu scriptures, and issues of privilege and power. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Ravi Shankar


Ravi Shankar discusses Singaporean poetry in the last fifty years, Hindu mythology, translation, and his complicated relationship to his heritage. ...more



I closed my laptop. I thought of words such as “contexts” and “perspectives.” The next morning, I checked out an armload of books from the university library. I had to learn to defend Durga. ...more

Sound & Vision: Shannon Conley


Hard-rocking artist Shannon Conley talks to Allyson McCabe about the exceptional more-than-a-tribute band Lez Zeppelin, her unconventional upbringing by Hindu Baptists, and her role as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. ...more

Politics Sunday


Going after evil on the Internets, vigilante style. (via)

India’s “best-known contemporary painter” moves to Qatar because of threats from hard-line Hindus.

Some folks are saying that African poverty is … declining! (via)

“There is a human rights crisis in the US that can no longer be ignored – millions of Americans are unable to secure one of their most basic rights: the right to adequate housing.” The UN goes after the US on affordable housing.