Volume 10, No. 2 – 2010 Sexualities Vol. X - No. 2 - July 2010 Articles In Praise of her: Gender, Nation-ness and Panegyric, Early Manipravalam as Performative Practice by PRIYA V.Sexualities at work: Unraveling the body myth in the Kannagi Narratives by SEETHA VIJAYAKUMARTranscending Masculinities and Gendered Paradigms of Parenthood: Viṣnucitta’s Tirupallāndu and Periyālvār Tirumoḷi. by UMA UNNIKRISHNANMemoir and the Erotic: A Reading of Atmakathaikku oru Aamugham (Preface to an Autobiography)and Antharjanam: Memoirs of a Namboodiri Woman by SREEDEVI SANTHOSHAudre Lorde: Reading beyond Queer’dom by DEEPTI PARANGOTMary Oliver’s Poems —Holistic Celebrations of Female Sexuality by K. USHAThe Making of a Queer icon by LITTY JOSEPHHousewives in sex Trade — a Desperate Strategy to save Their Household: A Study of Housewives of Industrial Workers by HARASANKAR ADHIKARIA World without men by K. SARASWATHY AMMA Fiction RUKUNA by KRISHNA CHARAN BEHERAThe Darkest blue by K. R. MEERATommy /me by SREEBALA K. MENONMother Mary and 20th Century fox by TEJASWI MURALI Drama The Other side of the door by BETSY PAUL C.