Decriminalization of gay sex in India and it's effects on South Asian LGBTQs in the U.S.
This month, APA Compass tackled the topic of homeland politics and how it effects Asian Pacific Americans. To look at it through a very specific issue, APA Compass member Priya Kandaswamy spoke to Dr. Svati Shah and author Minal Hajratwala about the recent decriminalization of gay sex in India.
Dr. Shah is Assistant Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at University of Massachussets at Amherst, and author of a forthcoming book about sex work in Mumbai. Ms. Hajratwala is author of Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Countries, as well as a poet, performer and queer activist.
- Title: Decriminalization of gay sex in India and it's effects on South Asian LGBTQs in the U.S.
- Length: 36:05 minutes (12.39 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 48Kbps (CBR)