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 Alok Vaid-Menon, a gender non-conforming writer and performance artist. The two chat about Alok's journey, from their love for writing to the social justice that underlines all their work. Priya and Alok also chat about making room for non-binary folks in the queer and trans movement, how homophobia and transphobia intersects with other systems of oppression, and what it means to heal from the violence that affects trans people of color — and all of us.

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