The documentary featured Asifa Lahore and followed asylum-seeker Ali as he transformed into Shilpa Jaan.
Kieran has been nominated for a UK AMA award for Best Investigation piece, if Kieran wins – this will be the first AMA award for a Gaysian documentary.
This is one of the biggest nights for Asian media professionals!
Good luck Kieran!
Although this is not the main video, here’s a glimpse of right wing zealots who support Modi verbally attacking, harassing and pushing the members of Trikone.
The zealots took signs from Trikone members and ripped them up and some Modi supporters even got physical. Here’s a detailed account from Trikone’s co-chair Ali.
Section 377 was brought back into the law books December 2013, Modi has yet to acknowledge 377 or make any promises to the South Asian LGBTQ community that he will get the code off the law books for good.
These types of horrendous actions remind us all that homophobia and ignorance is still very much alive, even in the Bay Area.
Do you know these Modi supporters who kept harassing the Trikone members?