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?”
Gaysian Faces is a queer anthropology project that features Asian members of the gay community around the world. Queer Asian individuals who wish to express themselves usually send in a headshot with a handwritten note about their experience or message, and it is posted on the social media page of Gaysian Faces.