Payoshni Mitra

Dr. Payoshni Mitra is currently the Project Director of the Research Project on Sport, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination on the basis of Sexual orientation, Gender Identity and/or Intersexuality at the School of Media, Communication and Culture, Jadavpur University - Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. She is a researcher, activist and writer working on gender issues in sport in India with special emphasis on intersexuality and sport. She was also nominated as the Mediator by SAI in the case of Dutee Chand, an athlete who has been unceremoniously dropped from the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games for hyperandrogenism.

Sport, Sexuality and the Law, 1st April, 2015