2010 Equality Rider: Rohit Kumar


Name: Rohit Kumar
Hometown: West Bengal
Age: 22


I completed my bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata this year and am presently a graduate student in the Department of English at the University of Westminster in London. I am a queer youth activist and have presented several papers on queer identity in South Asia at various seminars and conferences in India and abroad. I have also made two films on queer identities and gender identity which have been screened at several venues throughout the country and have been made a part of the ‘Pride Library’ at the University of Western Ontario. I am currently the founder/assistant editor of a South Asian youth magazine, Kinaara.



Rohit has been sponsored a total amount of $.

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