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  Contributor Biography:  Walter D. Penrose, Jr. 
 
Walter D. Penrose, Jr. is an Adjunct Professor of History at Baruch College and Lecturer in Classics at Hunter College. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in Ancient history at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is author of "Hidden in History: Female Homoeroticism and Women of a 'Third Nature' in the South Asian Past," which appeared in the Journal of the History of Sexuality, and of "Colliding Cultures: Masculinity and Homoeroticism in Mughal and Colonial South Asia," forthcoming in an anthology. He is writing a dissertation entitled Bold with Bow and Arrow: Amazons and the Ethnic Gendering of Martial Prowess in Ancient Greek and Asian Cultures.

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social sciences >> Hinduism

The dominant religion of modern India, Hinduism is no longer as tolerant of same-sex sexual relations as it seems to have been in the past.

social sciences >> India

Indian thought towards same-sex eroticism and gender variance was more tolerant in the past than it is today.

   

 

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