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VIDEO: Poetry & Trans Politics With Darkmatter

DarkMater, a.k.a. Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian, at a Q&A session after a performance. (YouTube Screenshot)

This week on The Laura Flanders Show, an extended interview with DarkMatter:

Trans South Asian art duo DarkMatter is comprised of Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian. They are deeply engaged in the connection of art and social justice, and have been performing to sold-out crowds in New York and internationally.

Topics covered include the queer movement in Palestine, and criticism of the mainstream white LGBT movement.

If you want more, check out DarkMatter’s YouTube channel, which includes gems like “Autobiography of An Activist (Revised)” by Alok Vaid-Menon:

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