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Certificate Course on Ettingerian Psychoanalysis

SRISHTI MADURAI Srishti Madurai Educational Research Foundation As registered under 5/14 of THE INDIAN TRUSTS ACT, 1882                             Certificate Course on Ettingerian Psychoanalysis Aims of the Programme: 1.       To give an understanding of the Matrixial theory of Bracha L Ettinger. 2.       To study the role of Matrixial theory in Psychoanalysis. 3.       To study the role of Ettingerian Psychoanalysis in […]

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Certificate Course on Mary Magdalene

Light and Love from Srishti Madurai. We are offering a Certificate Course on Mary Magdalene. The official details of the Course are available here. SRISHTI MADURAI Srishti Madurai Educational Research Foundation As registered under 5/14 of THE INDIAN TRUSTS ACT, 1882                                                    Certificate Course on Mary Magdalene Aims of the Programme: 1.       To give an […]

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Who are guardians or parents to choose a gender for an #intersex infant? – Response from the Health Ministry India regarding Intersex Issues

Activists say surgical ‘correction’ of intersex babies at birth wrong, govt doesn’t listen – Ragamalika Karthikeyan, The News Minute (Feb 3 2017) In a reply to a letter from an intersex rights activist, the Health Ministry has only displayed its ignorance. Activists who have been fighting for the rights of intersex persons have got another […]

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Gopi Shankar Madurai shortlisted for The Commonwealth Youth Worker Asia Finalist Award

Gender rights activist shortlisted for international award – The Times Of India Finalists of 2016 Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards – The Commonwealth Official Website Letter from The Commonwealth, London to Gopi Shankar M, Pg 1 Letter from The Commonwealth, London to Gopi Shankar M, Pg 2

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அக். 26 – சர்வதேச இடையலிங்கத்தவர் விழிப்புணர்வு நாள் (Updated on Dec 7 2016)

இடையலிங்கத்தவர்: பாலினம் – தெரிந்ததும் தெரியாததும் – தி இந்து அந்தக் காணொலியில் தகப்பனும், மகளும் பேசிச் சிரித்துக்கொண்டிருக்கிறார்கள். அப்போது மனைவிக்கு பிரசவ வலி என போன் அழைப்பு வருகிறது. இருவரும் மருத்துவமனைக்கு விரைகின்றனர். அங்கே மருத்துவரின் கூற்றைக் கேட்டு அதிர்ச்சி அடைகிறார் தந்தை. என்னவென்று பார்த்தால், குழந்தை இடையலிங்கத்தவராகப் பிறந்திருக்கிறது. (இடையிலிங்கத்தவர் (Intersex) – ஆண், பெண் என்ற வரையறைக்குள் வராமல் இரண்டு பாலினப் பண்புகளோடு பிறக்கும் உயிர்) அதிர்ந்து நிற்கும் பெற்றோரிடம், குழந்தையும் நம் […]

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National Human Rights Commission of India issued directions to protect Intersex persons in India

Interview of Gopi Shankar Madurai on Deccan Chronicle (2 Dec 2016) The National Human Rights Commission of India issued direction on the complaint filed by Gopi Shankar M of Srishti Madurai to ban the forced sex-selective surgeries on Intersex babies in India, Case No: 2365/22/15/2016 inquiries & direction were sent to the Secretary Ministry of […]

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A day with Gopi Shankar Madurai: Interview by Lydia Garthwait

A day with Gopi Shankar Madurai: Interview by Lydia Garthwait undergraduate student of Colorado College, Colorado Springs, United States during South India Term Abroad Program, Madurai (This article is part of unedited dissertation & property of SITA & SM community) Gopi Shankar Madurai – Photo: The New Indian Express Gopi’s hands were trembling.  Ze looked […]

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‘ENVISIONING AN INCLUSIVE CHURCH’ DIALOGUE ON TRANSPHOBIA & HOMOPHOBIA

A joint program with National Council of Churches in India [NCCI] and the Church of South India Coimbatore Diocese.Srishti Madurai was invited by the Protestant & Ecumenical Churches to share our resources with the Church Leaders.We are also assisting the church in the process of preparing a theological reader on Gender & Sexuality (Understanding LGBTQIA) […]

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‘Art for Self Expression Camp for Rural Children’ – Srishti Madurai assisting CEDARCentre

“Last night, I danced my heart out,” gushes nine-year-old Raghu, “I danced away all my fears and worries.” This is the first time he has stepped out of Sivanandapuram, a remote village in Virudhunagar district. Nearly 50 children were handpicked from across 10 villages in the match box belt for an insightful art training. Over […]

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Srishti Madurai’s Intervention

Ministry of sports served notice on Santhi Soundarajan’s complaint – ESPN The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has served a notice on the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in response to a petition filed by former Indian middle-distance runner Santhi Soundarajan. Ten years ago Santhi was stripped of her Doha Asian Games silver […]