Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ode to a hearing aid

I don’t talk much about my hearing aid. Recently, though, I’ve felt the need to write memoirs on behalf of the little black box on the side of my head. You see, my hearing aid is nearing the end of … Continue reading

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Foreigner no more

Last Tuesday I took a train to Jaipur to meet my parents. Sat opposite me in the same berth were two teenagers, one boy and one girl. They were immaculately dressed; they seemed wealthy. The boy wore a pristine white … Continue reading

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Queeristan

I’ve recently been invited to blog as a guest writer over at queeristan, a long-running blog popular with the South Asian gay community. I’ll be writing on gay equality, race, and immigration as it affects South Asians. My first article, … Continue reading

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Ice-cream ‘chores’

Last night a few children started a commotion in the corner of the resource room. They were looking outside at the perimeter wall, but when I went over to look I saw nothing. A few minutes later another of the … Continue reading

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I’ve been interviewed!

I’ve been interviewed in the Indian national paper, Daily News and Analysis India The profile gives a well rounded perspective of my work in gay equality and my perspectives on equality in India. I’ve also shared experiences as a gay … Continue reading

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Gardening (how mundane)

I’m a reluctant gardener, a few too many memories of seemingly endless chores in my parents oversized farm-cum-common; using a pickaxe to dig a pond, or a hoe to tear down overgrown bushes. The Canadian volunteers who visited last week … Continue reading

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