Monday, August 25, 2008

Font conference

I've wanted to blog the Mexico AIDS2008 conference, but this will have to wait till I clear up mental, desk and iPhoto space. Until then, here's a not-to-be-missed Font Conference link Vidya sent me from the site.

Monday, July 28, 2008

attn: Delhi High Court

your warmth against mine
moonstruck waves kiss our feet
unnatural acts?

Friday, June 27, 2008

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Collins on semicolons

Jaipur, June 21 2008: Originally intending to blog about the training we did for ING Vysya insurance teams on HIV/AIDS here this evening, I got sidetracked by this piece by Paul Collins writing in the Slate...

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Has modern life killed the semicolon?
By Paul Collins
Posted Friday, June 20, 2008, at 4:51 PM ET

Read here

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Christy Jayanthi Malar (38) and Rukmani (40): R.I.P.

tanktops at pride
fundraiser dinner pendants
subaru bumper stickers
massachusetts weddings
buttons worn to
poetry readings

i look at these
interlocking symbols

and only see
two bodies interlocked
in embrace
charred by despair
knowing no other way
for togetherness
to endure

Publication: The Times Of India - Chennai;
Date: May 19, 2008;
Section: Times City;
Page: 5

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Abhi Arumbakkam's Paati

Moving reminiscences by this UK-based documentary film-maker on her grandmother, based on a photo she discovers.

Click here to view:

Podfeeds of my blog led her to the kIravANI excerpt, and I'm honored that she chose to use it for the soundtrack.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

WHO cares for HIV/AIDS

Returning to blogger after over six busy months, with a link to this month's Indian Express Health Care Management feature by Nancy Singh. The piece profiles work we at SAATHII are doing in partnership with the World Health Organization's India office, the Tamil Nadu AIDS Control Society and the Karur District Collectorate. Kudos to Program Manager S. Swaminathan and his dynamic team at Karur for all that they have been able to achieve in a year's time!