Watch: Famous Human Calculator, Shakuntala Devi, Also Wrote India’s First Book On Homosexuals

Apart from the well-known fact about her profound mathematical skills and her outstanding ability to solve any cumbersome arithmetic problems since the age of five, Shakuntala Devi also published India’s first study on homosexuals entitled ‘The World Of Homosexuals’.


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‘The World of Homosexuals’ was written at a time when homosexuality was considered a taboo in the country.

Written post her marriage and divorce with her husband who was gay, this book approaches the entire situation with logic normalising homosexuals.


Sources: The Quint , Livemint

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