Seminar on sexual minorities tomorrow

Seminar on sexual minorities tomorrow

Nimhans and Solidarity Foundation, an NGO that supports sex workers and sexual minorities, will conduct a seminar on the ‘Rights of Intersex People’ on Monday.

Shubha, executive director of the foundation, said that although there have been many seminars by doctors on the medical perspective of the aspect, this is the first time the topic is being picked up to discuss the sociological as well as the psychological aspects.

She added that intersex people will talk about issues such as employment, education, institutional biases among others. The one-day seminar, which will be conducted at Nimhans, will also have legal experts, policymakers, activists and doctors talking on various issues.

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