ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles by Pushpesh Kumar and Debomita MukherjeeSubscribe to Pushpesh Kumar and Debomita Mukherjee

Subordinate and Marginalised Masculinities and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The abjection, stigma, and precarious existence of transmen, and gender-nonconforming and sexually marginalised men, reveal specific risk and powerlessness, especially in this pandemic, calling for timely intervention from the state and civil society. There is also evidence that during the pandemic, Dalit, Muslim, working-class and Adivasi identities would create specific vulnerabilities under certain circumstances. This article attempts to delineate the experiences of subordinate and marginalised men during the pandemic and lockdown based on interviews and media reports.
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