By Rohit K. Dasgupta

Sexuality in India bargains an expression of nationalist anxieties and is an important marker of modernity by which subjectivities are shaped one of the center type. This ebook investigates the standard adventure of queer Indian males on electronic areas. It explores how queer identities are shaped in digital areas and the way the life of such areas problem and critique ‘Indian’-ness. It additionally appears on the position of sophistication and intimacy in the discourse. This paintings argues that new media, social networking websites (SNSs), either internet and cellular, and similar applied sciences don't exist in isolation; fairly they're significantly embedded inside different social areas. equally, on-line queer areas exist parallel to and along side the bigger queer stream within the state.

This booklet could be of significant curiosity to students and researchers of gender stories, specifically men's and masculinity reviews, queer and LGBT reports, media and cultural experiences, fairly new media and electronic tradition, sexuality and identification, politics, sociology and social anthropology, and South Asian studies.

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