Queering Desi

Queering Desi

Queering Desi is a podcast that celebrates the unique experiences of South Asian LGBTQ+ people. Each week, a guest will chat with long-time community activist and writer, Priya Arora, about their journey and what it means to be true to who you are. To help us share our stories in our own words, and take the burden of representation off each individual, this podcast aims to be a breeding ground for discussion and a platform for being loud and proud, no matter who you are! (Platform & Marketing: Brown Girl Magazine; Music: Chetan Davdra; Art: Fatemah Baig; Production & Editing: Priya Arora)... Show More

This week, Priya chats with Vivek Shraya, whose body of work includes several albums, films, and books. The two chat about Vivek’s first collection of poetry, “even this page is white,” including its groundbreaking boldness in calling out white supremacy and what it’s like to look back on the collection now. The two also discuss Vivek’s latest album, “Part-Time Woman,” and the depth and message of Priya’s favorite track, Brown Girls. Later, Vivek gives us a glimpse of her upcoming book, “I’m Afraid Of Men” and the two chat about the power of one Ma Anand Sheela… (Shraya?!) 😱

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