The Department of English of Carmel College for Women, Nuvem organized a talk on Gender Fluidity by Dr. Gautam Bandodkar on February 10, 2020 at 9:00am.
Dr. Bandodkar is practicing medicine and is a trained classical dancer for the past 15 years.
He introduced the concept of Gender Fluidity and shed light on the various categories of gender. He illustrated the concepts of sexual orientation, identification, preferences and also discussed the experiences of his collegues from the LGBTQQIAAP community.
He shared his personal experience and highlighted the struggles that the members of this community undergo in order to lead socially accepted lives.
He circulated cards which would help the students understand better the differences between the biological, emotional and mental aspects of human beings
He concluded his talk by stressing that it’s okay to not understand everything about the fluidity of genders but it’s crucial that we respect all aspects and sides of it.