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Dreamer + Doer. Working at the intersection of peace education, gender equality and queer rights. M.Phil. in ELT. Fellow @prajnya. Freelance writer.

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Joined Twitter 11/7/11


@dpanikkar @UnamPillai Substitute for chukku kaapi?Understanding and believing in gender expansiveness in theory doesn’t absolve you from treating trans people like crap in reality.
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @mizarcle @WiseDonkay Haan ji! @storytellersang @genderlogindia Thank you for the encouragement. @chintan_connect Let's begin with this question: Why do queer people migrate? I'd love to hear your thoughts. Pleas… https://t.co/5wRzu5NUNC
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @chintan_connect I would like to use my week with @genderlogindia to tweet about queer migration. I invite you to j… https://t.co/38KXYhZc2t
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiA warm hello to everyone! This is @chintan_connect, signing in from Bombay/Mumbai. It's Sunday evening in my part o… https://t.co/zLz4OxC1fl
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @ShirazHassan Wow, I'm glad you have kept this! Thank you, Shiraz bhai. I love you. @WiseDonkay @mizarcle I'll send more soon. I appreciate the work you do, and this is just a small way to say that your contribution matters. @WiseDonkay I'll drop by when I'm in Bangalore. Good wishes to you and @mizarcle! @genderlogindia Thank you, @amritat, for offering me this opportunity and platform. I'm sorry I couldn't respond ea… https://t.co/kxnXa36jIXChintan @chintan_connect identifies as queer, uses pronouns he/they, likes to write poetry, and enjoys hugging trees.
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiWithout further ado, it’s over to @chintan_connect for the next week, to talk a little about queer migration. Chint… https://t.co/JL12rMT41G
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @Yeezus_Chwist I'm sorry you had an unpleasant experience.I can only trust happiness that comprehends—in every sense—suffering.
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiHi Twitter, do your thing. We have some 3 cartons of really nice books to give away. Do you know of any libraries i… https://t.co/7lLKkbS1FG
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @minahil_mehdi <3 @UnamPillai I'd assume pal-kanji would be salty unlike pal-payasam. @Yeezus_Chwist I haven't heard of this before. I've only seen people ask other people if they'd be open to switching seats.
9/15
2019
@cowbai Reading this book convinced me that there are no exceptions: https://t.co/mjRG6qfTmkMay everyone receive kindness, regardless of their past, so that they have a chance to create the life they want. @trans_killjoy <3 @Meetasengupta InsightOkay, I am just gonna dive in: how would we do transformative justice around sexual assault and harassment in acade… https://t.co/01UFXQvS1B
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiWomen at Malad housing society insist on unity in diversity https://t.co/aniQS3EHzRHi. Intersectionality is a framework through which to view the structures that intersect to produce proximity to po… https://t.co/9855q1CE1J
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @ViolentVeggy I've told my parents to pass on my number to relatives who are keen on understanding what it means to… https://t.co/53J1jloLnF @minahil_mehdi The back cover says https://t.co/WeMh1t66rb (For sale in the Indian Subcontinent only) @minahil_mehdi :-p @minahil_mehdi I am thinking of you while reading Shabnam and Vipul's book on Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.Guruji ne diyo amar naam https://t.co/bCVxnxbH1a Vocals: Vijay Sardeshmukh Composition: Kumar GandharvaMay everyone besieged with work get all the rest they need within the short breaks they can make time for.
9/14
2019
Aaj kahenge dil ka fasaana Jaan bhi lele chaahe zamaana https://t.co/mXBpCYYGRV @Shaurya_Courage @ranjanakumari @GenderTrainings @pallavipriya_ @Thestarinme1 @SKYSOCIAL1 @wherearewomen1https://t.co/1s6iVru4bQFor all those who sarcastically tag gender equality as 'महिला मुक्ती' , pls read the below definition. Well said… https://t.co/37c3gNRaR3
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @askaradkhedkar :-) @Poojaspillai I enjoy beetroot in mysore masala dosa. @Shaurya_Courage @ranjanakumari @GenderTrainings @pallavipriya_ @Thestarinme1 @SKYSOCIAL1 @wherearewomen1https://t.co/YyqOeWErFO @Shaurya_Courage @ranjanakumari @GenderTrainings @pallavipriya_ @Thestarinme1 @SKYSOCIAL1 @wherearewomen1https://t.co/VO8Q5T6GvW @ChawlaSwati @constancekassor I often sign off with 'Good wishes'. @ranjithajeurkar @kannandeepan This isn't an allyship manual but has questions for (prospective) allies to think ab… https://t.co/XHar5yMJWm @GenderTrainings @pallavipriya_ @Thestarinme1 @SKYSOCIAL1 @wherearewomen1 @prajectory @Renison007 @rashmeet279https://t.co/1BJyFmX9HM @GenderTrainings @pallavipriya_ @Thestarinme1 @SKYSOCIAL1 @wherearewomen1 @prajectory @Renison007 @rashmeet279https://t.co/2Y7hlBrrfb @ranjithajeurkar @kannandeepan Check out the section on @payaldhar's book SLIGHTLY BURNT https://t.co/cnuks0UmOW @ranjithajeurkar @kannandeepan Here's a resource that might help think about what allyship could look like for quee… https://t.co/I6OKUH84ZI @GenderTrainings @pallavipriya_ @Thestarinme1 @SKYSOCIAL1 @wherearewomen1 @prajectory @Renison007 @rashmeet279https://t.co/g7SaFPaAvM @Meetasengupta A warm hug to you!May everyone who is hurting today find words of comfort, a filling meal, and good news from unexpected places. @queer_affirm Aww, thank you! @akkhan81 You're kinder than most, giving people the benefit of doubt. It's an endearing quality that seems to be on the decline these days. @jmsanmarin Going by your DP, the compliment seems well-deserved.#twitterstorians, any tips for works on both feminist histories of love and queer histories of love? Especially one… https://t.co/rJgkqVpIxU
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiConsider going if you're in Chennai. https://t.co/eI7QCFCDgU
9/13
2019
There's so much that I enjoy while watching SUITS but I think my most important reason for going back is to remind… https://t.co/O9WCKuFNeJ @elsamariedsilva I'll consider applying. I'm glad you pay it forward, and encourage others to benefit from opportun… https://t.co/vjAWx7OtbJToday’s card. All of us sacrificed parts of who we are that our families of origin deemed unacceptable & those part… https://t.co/lFsTV3p6Gv
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiLooking for Assistant Directors and Assistant Writers from DBA backgrounds. Please share it to help friends. https://t.co/dqL1Orq5I4
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiOm Mani Padme HumQueer Twitter folks and allies, I am drafting a document on responsible allyship for LGBTQ+. A list of pointers on… https://t.co/ZUMK4EkmCX
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @sahiravik Thank you :-) @nematsadat This is beautiful, Nemat! I'm glad you wrote this. @Amma29 Thank you for reading and appreciating the effort. @ranyamanivannan "Honesty tastes like ice cream." :-PHi Twitter, I'm looking for journalists in #Kolkata who'd be interested in attending (and maybe covering?) an event… https://t.co/lALCSSZc5j
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9/12
2019
@kannandeepan How cool! I'm glad your workplace makes it possible for you and your partner to enjoy what is rightfully deserved. @dhruv_rathee Vistara uses paper cups. @quizzicalguy I used to sing it while playing Antakshari :) @quizzicalguy I remember the song: Chandrakanta ki kahaani/ yeh maana hai puraani/ yeh puraani hokar bhi/ badi lagt… https://t.co/n1hfI1t5yN @jaynakothari @CLPRtrust Thanks for writing this.May you have a gorgeous day. May all your worries disappear. @BookLuster I went to Disha last year, and loved it.
9/11
2019
@h_tejas This sounds like a repeat of what happened with Prof. K Satyanarayana.I enjoyed working on this interview with @nematsadat, author of 'The Carpet Weaver'. Check it out if you haven't ye… https://t.co/WVEX1QsBUZBhavatu Sabba MangalamMy poem JALAL appears in a beautiful new anthology titled FEARLESS LOVE edited by Vikram Kolmannskog and Stefan Sto… https://t.co/4BO2jYEhbL
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9/10
2019
A call to contribute to the Routledge Handbook on Children’s Rights and Disability, edited by @AngharadBeckett and… https://t.co/fcQ3NFT55T
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiCommissioning for our Winter 2019 #Culture Section, focusing on #theatre and #performance. Do you have a burning in… https://t.co/JXxbJ5OP3x
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi#CallForPitches I'm looking for essays for @Narratively about working a unique/unusual job and what it helped you r… https://t.co/biF2X7UbjD
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiWorld Mental Health Day is 10/10, and I'm looking for essays on how sex and/or masturbation has helped you with you… https://t.co/ilSkuE0wvu
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiTHIS FRIDAY, September 13, is the FINAL DAY to submit to our November Collection, ARMOR: Celebrating Fashion, Coutu… https://t.co/rpqNgpt6QU
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiLooking for examples of Indian women writing about the city, navigating, exploring, understanding. In any language, from any era. Please RT.
Retweeted by Chintan Girish ModiMy poem JALAL appears in a beautiful new anthology titled FEARLESS LOVE edited by Vikram Kolmannskog and Stefan Sto… https://t.co/4BO2jYEhbL @jhilmilspirit @ispp_edu @parthjshah @fadescha @GI_MMB_Delhi There were moments of doubt and discomfort but they pa… https://t.co/nbiwYOpnPI @jhilmilspirit @ispp_edu @parthjshah I read two poems of mine at the Queer Futures Potluck Party hosted by Shaunak… https://t.co/Kb1w9Tz3o2 @jhilmilspirit I facilitated a gender workshop with students @ispp_edu, thanks to an invitation from @parthjshah. (3)I spoke at Project Reclamation, a festival dedicated to mental health, human rights and neurodiversity, curated by… https://t.co/IbrWUAD7CrIt's my last hour in Delhi, and I feel peaceful knowing that this trip was packed with the kind of work that brings me joy. (1) @prajnya Good news! Glad for you!I wrote about Satish Kumar's book 'The Buddha and The Terrorist' for @TheRedElephnt's Ahimsa Project. Check it out:… https://t.co/9e3CNt40ID
9/9
2019
Sometimes an hour on the floor playing with my three year old and her toys is just what the doctor ordered. #gratitude #fatherhood #dadlife
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @Rumaan Did you get any cream cheese?Nam myoho renge kyo @sayantansunnyg :-) @sayantansunnyg This would be a good example of 'transferred epithet' according to my English teacher at school.Happy Sunday! @DevapriyaRoy is up next: an author, most recently of a serialised novel, The Romantics of College S… https://t.co/IFFeINQTuU
Retweeted by Chintan Girish Modi @genderlogindia Thank you! @ChawlaSwati It was great to see you yesterday, and share all that laughter over breakfast.Yesterday was beautiful in so many ways!
9/8
2019
@genderlogindia It's not a club.I'm excited to be at this festival today and tomorrow. Say hi if you're around. https://t.co/tVbxu2lpfX
9/7
2019

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