Hasham N.

Hasham N.

A social activist from Lahore (Pakistan) who has worked in various capacities towards the empowerment of sexual minorities. As a film maker, and a front line educator, he has been actively involved in the campaign to safeguard the rights of those whose sexualities are framed as others in a deeply heteronormative society. He tweets @NazPakistan (twitter.com/NazPakistan)

Pakistanis should no longer live in fear of other Pakistanis!

Imagine having to wake up every day and being afraid of going to school. Afraid that other students will harass and torment you because of your – perceived or actual – sexual orientation, gender expression, ethnicity, disability, or just because. That is the reality that many Pakistani students face every day. Kids in schools today are harassed because of perceptions related to their sexual orientation and are bullied because of their gender expression. The world community, including the media, general public, opinion leaders and policy makers will commemorate International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia this year on May 17th; but who in ...

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