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Nothing to fix : medicalisation of sexual orientation and gender identity / edited by Arvind Narrain and Vinay Chandran.

  • Narrain, Arvind
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Los Angeles : SAGE ; New Delhi : Published by Vivek Mehra for SAGE Publications India PVT Ltd, 2016.

Physical description

xxvi, 337 pages ; 23 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.


It's not my job to tell you it's okay to be gay : medicalisation of homosexuality : a queer critique / Arvind Narrain and Vinay Chandran -- Medical students : attitudes, knowledge, and perception of homosexuality in India / Bharath Reddy -- Medical response to male same-sex sexuality in western India : an exploration of conversion treatments for homosexuality / Ketki Ranade -- Mental health professionals : perspectives on lesbian women / Bina Fernandez -- Sex change operation and feminising procedures for transgender women in India : current scenario and way forward / Venkatesan Chakrapani -- Pendulous penises and couture clitorises : what medical men do to intersex infants / Mayur Suresh -- A comparative study of homosexual and heterosexual men with respect to quality of life, substance use, and suicidality / Bharath Reddy -- Validity of "ego-dystonicity" in homosexuality : an Indian perspective / Ami Sebastian Maroky, Shekhar Seshadri, Suresh Bada Math, C.R. Chandrashekar, Aswin Ratheesh, Biju Viswanath -- Why should therapists be sensitive to sexual and gender nonconformity? / Radhika Chandiramani -- A psychologist's journey to understanding sexual orientation / Lata Hemchand -- Transgender and transsexual issues : clinical dilemmas and best-practice guidelines in mental health care / Vidya Sathyanarayanan and Poornima Bhola -- Contexts of distress for LGBT people : a counsellor's guide / Vinay Chandran -- Coming out to parents and friends : need and perspectives from parents of LGBT / Vinay Chandran -- Religion and sexual orientation : reconciling faith with same-sex love / Vinay Chandran and Arvind Narrain -- Section 377 and the medical establishment : changing the terms of the debate / Arvind Narrain -- Human rights violations against the transgender community : a study of Kothi and Hijra sex workers in Bangalore, India / PUCL-K -- Pushing the bundaries of transgender and intersex persons' rights : further resources.


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    HQ1075 2016N91
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