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Parmesh Shahani @parmeshs Mumbai, India.

Head: @IndiaCultureLab. Alum: @TEDFellow @Yale @WorldFellows @yglvoices @mit_cmsw. Author: Gay Bombay, Queeristan. (Personal views here. RTs not endorsements.)

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Congratulations dear @Prakashzone - so glad I got my signed copy many months ago. 😀 Big hugs. https://t.co/TEmvcUhRTn"It is electrifying to be at Shaheen Bagh. It is inspiring. It is soul-stirring. It is life re-affirming. If you ha… https://t.co/NxEJH4oyxl
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahani @aswinp @mediastudies @UVA @UVaGlobalIntern Love you @aswinp ❤️ - can’t wait to welcome your students to our @IndiaCultureLabAnnouncement!!! If you’re a scholar studying outside India and want to spend the coming summer with us - please app… https://t.co/2nv15iY87Z“Why emerging markets businesses should support LGBT+ rights” - an oped by me. @BCG @OFB_LGBT @TRF https://t.co/dAkfjhprsoOh @ranyamanivannan ❤️ https://t.co/HENLd9aH4IReally useful. https://t.co/7RB8H8OMc2Must see. https://t.co/L5gaQMXZqhWhat an excellent panel! Will be following from afar. https://t.co/XsePu5TKzdWow! So fab @dpanjana @supriyan ❤️❤️ https://t.co/YrME6HLRY6Must read. https://t.co/S9UNNhKQmX“India’s richest 1% hold four times more wealth than 70% of poor: Oxfam” https://t.co/w5WGlueMtF200 lawyers read preamble outside Bombay High court. leading the reading Navroze Seervai, s/o the legendary Constit… https://t.co/30APxnDpcX
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniSolapur, yesterday. A sea of faces, a revolution https://t.co/5e30CULrQE
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahani#CAA_NRC_Protests | 'If it happened to be a Muslim, he was beaten up twice', former IPS officer and Lucknow-based a… https://t.co/ndjn8vb41v
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniClick here: https://t.co/FKzioR9r52 for more details and you can RSVP by mailing us at indiaculturelab@godrejinds.com.
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniDhiren will be in discussion with Director of the @RainbowLitFest Sharif Rangneka; Scriptwriter of the film, Ek Lad… https://t.co/bxkJgI4jFC
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniWe're thrilled to host our dear friend and queer activist, @dhirenborisa at our pop up event, 'Queering Culture' at… https://t.co/sAjTg1LH3Q
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniFor some reason, I haven't been invited to Davos this year. Was it something I said? 🤔 https://t.co/6Qmrup7HrB
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniCongratulations dear @VikramParalkar @DrNateW 👏❤️ https://t.co/jODhZcHLUmHistory has shown that most countries which built ideological curtains failed to generate economic wealth and achie… https://t.co/omke0wDSua
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1/21
2020
Congratulations dear @neeleshmisra @GaonConnection 👏 https://t.co/6uIvGQCKxMThe Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan looks BRILLIANT - @ayushmannk @aanandlrai @TSeries @itsBhushanKumar @hiteshkewalyahttps://t.co/2h6pQMQ6hUEmerging market companies that support #LGBT+ inclusion can go global more effectively - without seeing negative fi… https://t.co/GWCHJPmofw
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniAt 134, 2018 saw the most #InternetShutdowns in India. Of the 381 internet shutdowns between 2012 & Jan 4, 2020, 23… https://t.co/6RqR7DBEHl
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThat ‘70s show. https://t.co/38DodQbP4T
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniRespect 🙏 https://t.co/C1VTtEjzKB
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniGiant anti-CAA banner unfurled at Kolkata Derby: ‘This land was bought with blood – not documents’ https://t.co/xAXgAlEFpr via @thefield_in
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThe Daadis and Nanis of #ShaheenBagh. I meet the oldest protester, Asma Khatoon, she is 90 years old. "I saw the pa… https://t.co/0Vbw727zT6
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniFor many years at the Mumbai marathon finish line,I unfurl the 🇮🇳 flag proudly but this year I am unfurling somethi… https://t.co/cyxZMpzXFn
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1/20
2020
The women of #ShaheenBagh say their protest has blocked one delhi road only. They Ask: who has blocked the other ro… https://t.co/TElCMcctL5
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThis thread. Must read. https://t.co/vYG17JBPPGBig 😘😘😘😘 dear @IanMcKellen - happy Pride from Mumbai. Come back to us soon. https://t.co/kGfOerarIoGood heavens, the slide down the disaster slope is picking up speed like how. Here's the rub: our forests, grassl… https://t.co/Gp4Q7Ll7fX
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahani“It’s not a fair way to treat a guest of the country.” https://t.co/yTu0uRV3K3Yesterday's all-women protest against the #CitizenshipAmendmentAct and #NRC was electric. The YMCA Grounds in Agrip… https://t.co/UcoElgA8X2
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniWhen a young Indian woman is attacked by goons, she doesn't turn into a victim. She turns into a hero. Aishe Ghosh.… https://t.co/Ir1BlxOPzG
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1/19
2020
Congratulations dear @AUThackeray 👏 https://t.co/rJdEUfHy9MExcellent piece by @chetan_bhagat - do read and share. https://t.co/JSipli6Cs9Must read https://t.co/d5QTnXKB5D via @thecaravanindiaPerverted, sick and hateful replies to this tweet is shocking. To subject a little child to so much hate sickens me… https://t.co/988qBrlBmx
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniPlease go see @WildKarnataka - the new film by my friend and our @IndiaCultureLab speaker @KalyanVarma - which is n… https://t.co/XNBqaCXccXThank you for hosting me at the fabulous @IndiaCultureLab, @parmeshs! I was thoroughly impressed and I look forward… https://t.co/BT6qwDWrG9
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniAt @CultureConIndia we will engage with key stakeholders in a dialogue on three vital questions of the culture sect… https://t.co/sswteCmPEg
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahanib) The People Question-cultural labour and training; and c) The Money Question- funding models and challenges.   … https://t.co/c8sCA12U94
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniIt was great fun to host @alykhanrajani at our @indiaculturelab - love all that you’re doing from Delhi dear A - in… https://t.co/h9w7NY1KneOn Rohith Vemula’s fourth death anniversary, Radhika Vemula announced that she along with Payal Tadvi’s mother Abid… https://t.co/ZPTAdGWI1C
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniI'm really excited to have this essay out there. It's an overview of some new thinking about Digital Public Infrast… https://t.co/lnOdOudhlb
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniDetention centre in the making, Matia, Assam. Filming documentary #ShadowLines #NoNrcCaa #Citizenshiphttps://t.co/dHYMnqn4sI
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1/18
2020
Huge turn out at women's protest in Mumbai against CAB, NRC & CAB #MumbaikarsAgainstCAB #CAA_NRCProtests @awryaditihttps://t.co/TJ4co3OEAu
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniHere. Feast your eyes on some of the finest jaalis in the world. Created in the 16th century from marble, for the d… https://t.co/5nya7vVQFt
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahani14 year old. Branded with hot rods in custody. Why should all of the state police force not be subjected to a de-ra… https://t.co/sik3oYOLOI
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniClose to 25 thousand women at YMCA Ground, Mumbai. Shaheen Bagh Ka Jazba! #MumbaiAgainstCAAhttps://t.co/nL1VgxggbL
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniWe knew women weren't safe in UP, but it's clear after Unnao and this case that the parents of sexual assault survi… https://t.co/R0q6TkGuL4
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahani“Protest before they ban protesting too” - Dr Rohith Vemula. https://t.co/h0ly0wQXxo
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniI have sworn on the Constitution & I will continue to fulfill my duty as a loyal soldier. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji had… https://t.co/yJip1aF6E0
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniRead on for @hanjabamsadam beautiful #rainbowprotest story! For Mumbai Pride Month we wanted to chronicle the pers… https://t.co/navM4AnWsh
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahani"No one knows the fate of the anti-CAA movement. But it is certain that this new Muslim assertiveness will continue… https://t.co/mii260v87F
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniDadi of Shaheen Bagh speaks Dadi rocks! She challenges those who are accusing them of sitting for ₹500 to take 1l… https://t.co/coN8SO7Fse
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniA scholar made of stardust: Why we must never forget Rohith Vemula https://t.co/1XNXHV20mw
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniMust read in @Outlookindia - interview with actor-activist Sadaf Jafar. https://t.co/jbVQPswfML
1/17
2020
In Kerala’s conflict heartland, a Muslim Theyyam in a Hindu ritual https://t.co/hW7K6ATJ2d via @IndianExpress
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniCongratulations Jyotsna aunty. Big hugs @keshav_suri what a proud moment! https://t.co/AHOet7HqPKSuper @VOGUEIndia report on our recent Conde Nast diversity event. https://t.co/LojMOFOwKqFollow @CultureConIndia for regular updates! https://t.co/JexKrLMp2e
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniIn which I explain the disastrous, horrific consequences of a divisive and exclusionary Citizenship law in Sri Lan… https://t.co/yGajsBTWZG
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniWhy rapper Arivu's Sanda Seivom has become Chennai's protest anthem https://t.co/L6jtBFlJSD
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThe conference will also include researched position papers, case studies and breakout sessions enabling debate and… https://t.co/rWuThT95jI
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniSpeakers presenting at the conference will include stakeholders from government agencies, international cultural or… https://t.co/Piz8P3UVxR
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniBLOCK THE DATE: 6 and 7 February, 2020! In collaboration with the @theartxco, we are proud to present to you 'Cult… https://t.co/MQSsd1gN7s
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniGentle reminder: there is no plan on what to do with those stripped of citizenship in the NRC process (in Assam or… https://t.co/pn0xSvRG2D
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniAll those in Mumbai, do attend these series of open discussions at IIT Bombay, scheduled at 6 PM between 16-26 Janu… https://t.co/jqvkHVHQzJ
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniHappy birthday darling @iKabirBedi - the sexiest man I know and @parveendusanj would agree. 😘How wonderful. Please do watch this livestream by @iihsin - our lovely @IndiaCultureLab collaborators. Wish we wer… https://t.co/wgD0yv28kSOn the complete silence from major Indian artists #NRC_CAA_Protests https://t.co/VL4QEMJAAp
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahanihttps://t.co/nrtA0W6llv So proud to be part of a country with so many people who have extra-large hearts.
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniOf books and revolution; #ShaheenBagh and #LikeAGirl. @Aparna @ContextIndia https://t.co/hKyzjymORJ
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahaniपोलो ग्राउंड (दरभंगा) में आज। #NoToCAA_NRC_NPR https://t.co/vAi9wDZ7Qg
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1/16
2020
Congratulations Northern Ireland. Can’t wait to see the same happen in our country as well. https://t.co/WvM2W135VaMust read. https://t.co/H7lJkrRW0EThese are first hand snippets from some of the faces that front lined movements for queer rights in India. Read on… https://t.co/yv88Y08T7H
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniIt's Mumbai Pride Month and we wanted to chronicle the personal moments from the history of protests surrounding th… https://t.co/qkRCZ3P9S8
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniPolice in Bangalore ask young men from Kerala why they are drinking tea at 1 am, find they are Muslim, then ask stu… https://t.co/yIGYQOiwRF
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniYaar this is so beautiful https://t.co/iSZQrAW61D
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniHad to take breaks while reading this horrifying, disturbing report. Big from @SagarChoudhary_, who is always looki… https://t.co/Bn6D4qcz9M
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThis👇 https://t.co/sygXj1UWDy
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniDr Suraj Yengde, an Indian Dalit postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School...told The Straits Times in an e… https://t.co/qHMCLvvBoz
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniIf you’re in Boston mid Feb do come to the @Harvard @indiaconf2020 for this. 🙏🏽 https://t.co/2Gxq9PRfl6Congratulations and all the best dear @aswinp 👏 @UVA - you’re so lucky to have him there, hope you know that!!!! https://t.co/u1eI8WutPb
1/15
2020
Our star designer, Mukta has won the Godrej Outstanding Newcomer award and we’re so proud! Send her all your best w… https://t.co/755mwIDS65
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThe most beautiful thing I have seen in a long time .This is what our country should be every day of our existence… https://t.co/qwpbVZ92jS
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahaniread this entire thread to hear what an unbiased judge guided by the constitution and a prosecutor with no evidence… https://t.co/vY8y06RBVb
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniHow many woman judges do you need to decide what rights women have in religion? https://t.co/jv6R2WzEIg
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThere’s hope for journalism yet! Hats off to the young reporter who manages to expose the politician simply by the… https://t.co/OCIMpvFa2z
Retweeted by Parmesh Shahani👏 @satyanadella https://t.co/gTai00Bpp0
1/14
2020
Great opportunity to work with one of the best teams in the world! https://t.co/BlmKR3YlIwHmn. What has our @IndiaCultureLab been brainstorming with the awesome @iamrana? You’ll just have to watch this spa… https://t.co/clb8XwEMwlThank you for a wonderful tour, lunch and brain storming at @IndiaCultureLab Parmesh. Amazing space you've created… https://t.co/vkjo3OX2KA
Retweeted by Parmesh ShahaniThat's not insensitive. It's a criminal threat of violence. https://t.co/FeWhH8l9Mv
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1/13
2020
Thank you @parmeshs for providing us with a glimpse into the "homo-normative" world of cultural acupuncture. Thank… https://t.co/mImcnq1TSv
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1/12
2020

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