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FOF #2914 – Sari, Not Sorry! Kamani Sutra, the South Indian Drag Queen

Way before the British colonized India and brought with them homophobia and transphobia, lots of Indian people practiced the art of the Kama Sutra which celebrates the art of living well and how to get your freak on.

Our guest today is South Asian bearded drag queen Kamani Sutra who was inspired to dress up in drag by her grandfather who used to dress up in women’s clothing to perform at festivals.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 months ago 0

Harassed, Intimidated, Abused: But Now Pakistan’s Hijra Transgender Minority Finds Its Voice

“An unlikely revolution is stirring among Pakistan’s transgender community. Over the past six months the supreme court has issued a series of ground-breaking judgments in favour of hijras, who have long lived under a cloud of […]

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Politics & Activism 11 years ago 0