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Queer lives in semi-urban and rural India are typically required to conform to heteronormativity in a way that stands apart from Western and urban Indian experiences. Dr. Jayaprakash Mishra, shares with us why he chose to examine the emotions of guilt in South Asian families through a queer perspective, as explored in his article “Queering Emotion in South Asia: Biographical Narratives of Gay Men in Odisha, India”. Dr. Mishra examines how and why gay men negotiate between heteronormative expectations and homoromantic desire.

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This page is a summary of: Queering Emotion in South Asia, Asian Journal of Social Science, September 2020, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/15685314-04803009.
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