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

In this week's episode, Priya chats with Durga Gawde, an artist and activist based in India. The two chat about Durga's recent feature on Vice India, talking about what it’s like to be a genderfluid person. Durga also shares how they embraced their fluidity, what it was like to come out as pansexual and genderfluid, the struggles of gender presentation in India and how they became India’s first drag king. Season 1 of the podcast is ending soon! Come celebrate Pride month, and a historic first season of Queering Desi, with "Queering Desi: Beyond the Podcast" in NYC on Thursday, June 28! For more information, visit the [Facebook event page](https://www.facebook.com/events/317666482098931/). We hope to see you there!

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