Event Name Class, Gender, Sexuality – An Intersectional Example from Bangladesh
Start Date 25th Jan 2018 4:00pm
End Date 25th Jan 2018 5:30pm
Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes


In 2016, Xulhaz Mannan, a Bangladeshi gay rights activist and the founder of the first LGBT magazine in the country was murdered. Two years earlier, Dhaka, the capital had its first Hijra (third gendered) pride march. At the heart of this paper is an exploration of the anomaly of these two monumental events, ones which explores the transformative issues of class, gender, sexuality and politics against a global presence.