Chay Magazine Issue 2 Call for Submissions!

This issue will address themes of sex and sexuality as they interact with the daily politics of human life. We are looking for feature articles and non-fiction that deal with

1.    Gender Roles

-    gender roles and gender expectations in the family and society in general
-    socialization at home and at school
-    gender role education in single gender schools and co-educational schools
-    gender role education in private schools and government schools
-    gender roles in the curriculum
-    the teaching of marriage as the final or one of the final destinations of a person, particularly a woman
-    gender roles and class variations
-    female and male autonomy from familial and other social institutions in different class strata

2.    Sex/Sexuality, Feminism and Activism in Pakistan & Abroad

-    the feminist movement in Pakistan – its history and its attention to sex and sexuality
-    what feminism means in the Pakistani context
-    women’s groups in Pakistan, their missions, agendas, histories
-    Pakistani feminism in comparison to other regional or international feminisms
-    sexual violence and the feminist movement in Pakistan
-    sexual rights movement in Pakistan, South Asia and globally
-    gender diversity activism in Pakistan, South Asia and globally
-    sexual orientation and queer activism in Pakistan
-    non-“feminist” activism on issues of sex and sexuality in Pakistan, South Asia and abroad
-    transnational feminism and sex and sexuality activism

Please submit features, non-fiction and fiction of between 500-1200 words; no more than 3 poems; no more than 3 pieces of visual art (min. resolution 300dpi) to CHAYMAGAZINE AT GMAIL DOT COM .

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DEADLINE:  December 15, 2008

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#1 Shaista on 11.28.08 at 3:01 pm

Quite tough. What exactly you wanted to say :s

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