Orfalea Center Thematic Research Cluster

Global Genders and Sexualities

Queer Lives of Pandemic in Northeast India

Article: “ Queer Lives of Pandemic in Northeast India,” in global-e (forthcoming article)

Authors: Debanuj DasGupta and Kumam Davidson

Description: As Covid continues to wreak havoc in the Global South, it is marginalized queer individuals who have been impacted the most by the viral contagion without expedient means of support and resource. This article is a timely intervention into exploring the kinds of Covid associated hardship experienced and perceived by queer communitieis in Northeast India.

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Graduate Assistant (Global Studies). Eugene (he/him/his) is a PhD student at the University of California, Santa Barbara. After receiving his B.A. from Colgate University with a double major in Peace and Conflict Studies and International Relations, he was awarded a Fulbright to work as an English Teaching Assistant in Thailand with TUSEF. Before joining UCSB, Eugene studied, taught, and competed professionally in Ballroom and Latin dance in New York City. Eugene's research focuses on international incarceration, the securitization of sexuality and gender, and security technologies used by authoritarian governments. His work focuses on the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
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