Khush : South Asian Gay Men of Toronto

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Khush : South Asian Gay Men of Toronto

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Dates of existence

1987-1998

History

Khush: South Asian Gay Men of Toronto was founded in 1987. The group organized meetings for queer South Asians, and later broadened their membership to include women, becoming Khush: South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association. Remaining active until 1998 the organization ran a variety of queer South Asian community events, one being the annual Desh Pardesh (until 2001), spotlighting South Asian culture, art, and politics. In 1989 Khush founded the first South Asian gay and lesbian newspaper in Toronto, and Avec Pyar, a quarterly zine.

For more information see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khush:_South_Asian_Lesbian_and_Gay_Association .

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Related entity

Desh Pardesh (1988-2001)

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associative

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2016-09-12 Anna St.Onge. Creation

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  • English

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  • Latin

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