Love Wins in India! Section 377 — one of the world’s oldest bans on consensual gay sex — was just overturned by India’s Supreme Court, and we’re marking it with a celebration.
We’ll have desi drag queens and a conversation with members of New York’s South Asian LGBT community, including activists, artists and performers. We’ll explore what the end of 377 means for the LGBT community in India (and across the world) and what’s next in the fight for equality.
Renowned drag performers Lal Batti and Sundari will take the stage, followed by a panel featuring public health advocate Dr. Vaibhav Jain, Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality at NYU Director Gayatri Gopinath and Professor and Psychologist Dr. Riddhi Sandil. Hosted by WNYC’s Arun Venugopal.
Stay after the panel for a mix-and-mingle with guest DJ Ashu Rai!
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WNYC’s Micropolis is back with a brand new season with your favorite host, Arun Venugopal! Watch this space for more updates.
This event is presented in partnership with Sholay Events. Learn more about their work here.
Hosted by WNYC’s Arun Venugopal, Micropolis examines race, gender, ethnicity and urban life in America, in serious and not-so-serious ways. This season, Arun is back with one-of-a-kind conversations, live performances, and his true-to-form dedication to thoughtful perspectives and levity (because, this is quite a moment). See full series schedule, buy tickets or watch video of past shows.
Micropolis is part of The Greene Space’s ongoing NEXT New York Conversation series. Leadership support is provided by: