Breaking the Binary: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in Hindu Mythology

Presented by Austin Dance India at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin TX

Feb 18 2023
Breaking the Binary: Exploring Gender and Sexuality in Hindu Mythology

Breaking the Binary Photo credit: Sadu Bajekal

Breaking the Binary explores ancient tales and figures from Hindu mythology that provide examples of fluid identities in traditional context. Join us on this unique journey through dance, spoken word, music, and multimedia.

As far as we have come in our understanding of human identity, individuals are still forced into a binary definition of gender, leaving no room for individual choice. Ideas of what is male and what is female are generally polarized into definite characteristics and qualities. Additionally, human sexuality is often misunderstood to the point of becoming a subject that is tabooed in many cultures.
Breaking the Binary explores ancient tales and figures from Hindu mythology that provide examples of

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$25 General Admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 18, 2023 at 07:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Dougherty Arts Center

1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704

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    • Wheelchair Access

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