Writing South Asian LGBTQ Lives

january, 2019

12jan5:00 PM7:00 PMWriting South Asian LGBTQ LivesPanel | readings | Q&A

Event Details

In this panel, the following authors will read from their latest writings and discuss their major challenges as LGBTQ writers of color in the US and India:

  • S J Sindu (Sri Lanka, US): Marriage of a Thousand Lies (2018)
  • Mita Balani (India/US): Breaking Norms
  • Sasha Duttchoudhury (India/US): Moving Truth(s): Queer and Transgender Desi Writings on Family (2015)

Moderator: Saad Adnan Khan is pursuing his PhD in Women’s, gender and sexuality studies at the University of Washington. His research focus of interest and passion is queer politics and activism in Bangladesh. He completed his Master’s in Gender and intersectionality studies from Linkoping University, Sweden, and worked in Bangladesh in the areas of gender, sexuality, education and public health.



(Saturday) 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST


Hugo House

1634 11th Ave

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