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“Color Me Queer on the Pier”

Compiled by Alice Itty Email Compiled by Alice Itty
June 2016
“Color Me Queer on the Pier”

 

Snapshots from Indian-American history
this month, that year

 

June 23, 2001
—A flier advertises “Color Me Queer On the Pier,” the 6th Annual Queer People of Color Pride Dance at the Frying Pan in New York City. The event was organized by the South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association and the Audre Lorde Project. DJ Rekha mixed the campy funk of Bollywood soundtracks with bhangra on the pier, while the boat hosted socas and reggae by DJ Static and house from Nick FSR.


Alice Itty is a volunteer for the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA). She currently works for the Alliance for Downtown New York. This column’s material is from SAADA. https://www.saada.org/.



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