SAHM was purposely founded to celebrate and commemorate South Asian culture and history in the United Kingdom. It highlights the influences and achievements of South Asians that can be found in everyday life in the UK
Being an Indian man of colour wearing a turban, I faced, and still do, a lot or racism and stereotypes within the gay community. I would also get asked questions like “Can Sikhs be gay?” or “Are you allowed to be gay?”
Niall Kirby, 30, a remarkable artist from the region, has “a great passion for recycling and saving the planet.” His unique art forms on road atlases and used newspapers set him apart from the rest of the artists
I say one can be LGBT+ and reconcile it with faith, it is a story they do not want to hear because it provides a positive role model story and goes against the narrative they have chosen to portray repeatedly.