Beyond Google with Ajay Singh: How the movie Aligarh redefined LGBT discourse at AMU

Two faculty members of Aligarh Muslim University reveal how students demanded a third gender category in the campus after the movie Aligarh.

FP Politics March 10, 2017 11:58:07 IST

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The movie Aligarh brought the sensitive LGBT issue into the popular spectrum with the issue being discussed at the Aligarh Muslim University and outside the movie.

In this video, two faculty members of the university reveal how the students demanded for a third gender category in the campus and the movie changed the gender, sexual identity discourse.

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