Landecker Democracy Fellow, Dr. Asha Shajahan, recently wrote an article in the American Kahani titled “Pride Month: Netflix’s Bombay Talkies’ and a Glimpse into the Indian LGBTQ World.” This piece discusses how the acceptance of the LGBTQ community in India is important. She emphasizes the role we all play in embracing, rather than rejecting, members of this community. Particularly during pride month, we can learn more about the LGBTQ community and how we can help build a more equitable society.
Read the full article here.
Asha is one of thirty Landecker Democracy Fellows. This Fellowship, a collaboration between the Alfred Landecker Foundation and Humanity in Action, was created to strengthen a new generation of leaders whose approaches to political and social challenges can become catalysts for democratic placemaking and community building. Read more about the Fellowship here.