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A still from the film What Will People Say?

Shame, shame!

I discovered the movie What Will People Say? while browsing Netflix. Growing up in a society in which people are obsessed with everyone else’s opinion (except their own, perhaps), the name of the film caught my attention. Directed by Iram Haq and set in present-day Norway and Pakistan, the film is about Nisha, the teenaged…
A white board with a couple of polaroid pictures and the text "Beyond Boundaries: Experiences of Immigrants with Diverse Sexualities". The words "With love to the GLBT office, Betsy" are written in permanent marker

Video: Trailer of ‘Beyond Boundaries’

Genre: Documentary Director: Betsy Jose Individuals who do not conform to heteronormative expectations of society face unique challenges in their day-to-day lives. This is compounded if they move to a new country and have to start life alone in an unfamiliar territory. Various aspects of their identities intersect and interact in making their life experiences…
Photo of gay activist Debanuj Dasgupta. He is wearing a brown sweater and cap, and has a thick beard.

Interview: Debanuj DasGupta

Debanuj DasGupta’s current activism and research travels take him through India, UK and the US focusing on issues of national security, migration, and embodied justice. A Doctoral Candidate in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at The Ohio State University, Debanuj co-founded the first HIV and AIDS prevention project among men-who-have-sex-with-men and gay men in Kolkata in…
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