Activity & Media

2019

Mondro Activities:

  • 26th January 2019: Mondro founded by T
  • 26th January 2019 – present: Data Collection
  • 30th January 2019: The formation of the Mondro team.
  • 27th September 2019: Mondro’s website created and developed by Out in Tech
  • 24th November 2019: MONDROZATRA – the official launching of Mondro.

Mondro in Media:

2020

Mondro Activities:

  • Mondro Queer Story Online Competition 
  • An Adda in a Spring Evening
  • Queer Woman Month – March!
  • ‘Thahor’ – an online magazine on Queer Gender and Sexuality, the first online magazine of Mondro. 
  • Queer Women Fiction Story Competition – a collaboration between Mondro and an online Queer group.
  • IDAHOT Celebration 
  • A Queer Online Study-cycle: Evolutionary Theory and Science Mindset
  • Workshop on ‘How to do Research’
  • Quarantine Book-Reading Circle 
  •  Mondro Art Thinking: Queer Art and Artist, an online session  
  • ‘Spectrum of Choice’ – a virtual theater production on Gender and Sexuality related societal issues, jointly curated by Mondro and prominent Feminist organization ‘Bonhisikha’. 

Mondro in Media:

Mondro: For And By The LGBT Community: https://www.daily-sun.com/printversion/details/451279/Mondro:-For-And-By-The-LGBT-Community–

Reviving Forgotten Histories: A Queer Historiography of Bangladesh: https://medium.com/@cgill4488/reviving-forgotten-histories-a-queer-historiography-of-bangladesh-51ce96442174

‘Spectrum of Choice’ needs to be reclaimed: https://www.dhakatribune.com/showtime/2020/11/07/spectrum-of-choice-needs-to-be-reclaimed

2021

Mondro Activities

  • Bangladesh Against Homophobia (BAH) Content Archiving
  • Mondro Community Adda (Two)  
  • Queeresque, a casual adda with a queer group. 
  • International Women’s Day Celebration
  • Official participation in Women’s March for Democracy
  • GOLPONAMA: Bangladesh’s First Queer Fiction Story Collection ‘Somarudh’ Launching Ceremony 
  • Independence Day Celebration
  • International Transgender Day of Visibility Celebration
  • Discussion with ‘Somarudh’ authors: One 
  • Day of Silence 
  • Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New year) Celebration 
  • “Bikkhipto Onuvuti”- a special collective collection in memory of Tonoy-Xulhaz 
  • Lesbian Visibility Week Celebration (Social Media Campaign and Story collection) 
  • International Workers’ Day Celebration
  • Queer Women’s Activism E-talk
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia Celebration
  • Wall Magazine Curation- ‘Queerika’  
  • Discussion with ‘Somarudh’ authors: Two
  • Discussion with ‘Somarudh’ authors: Three
  • Discussion with ‘Somarudh’ authors: Four 
  • International Day of the World’s Indigenous People Celebration
  • “Ludung: Bangladeshi Indigenous Queer Collection” Archive Launch  
  • International Literacy Day Celebration
  • World Suicide Prevention Day 
  • Bisexuality Day Celebration
  • Queer Women Collective “Asor” 
  • Project Anyasha (Research, Collective, and Workshop) 
  • International Lesbian Day Celebration
  • Rayer Poroborti Alap: A discussion on the verdict of Tonoy-Xulhaz murder. 
  • World Mental Health Day 
  • Intersex Awareness Day
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance