Writer. Speaker. Activist.

Debanuj DasGupta is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the South Asia Studies Initiative at the Ohio State University. Debanuj’s research interrogates racial regulation, queer immigrant activist narratives, and queer/crip futurities. His work interrogates the multi-scala incursion of borders within US private sphere, along with trans/border travel of LGBT rights rhetoric. He has worked for over 16 years across two continents in the “civil society sector.”

Selected Works


 Queering Immigration: Perspectives on Cross Movement Organizing

 More than Nirbhaya: Toward a Critical Trans/National Femenist Anti-Violence Praxis


Why the Gay Rights Movement is Anti-Immigrant Rights


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Perverse Justice

This article was originally published at In Plainspeak. I am a perverse nomad. My journey encompasses cruising parks in Kolkata and New York City, friendships with didis of Sonagachi and young men living inside juvenile delinquent centers, jails, and detention... read more

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