1. Meet Vivek Shraya:
Vivek Shraya is a talented Toronto-based musician, writer and filmmaker (with fantastic facial hair). His collection of published short stories and other projects explores gender politics, queer theory, and religion.
2. He had one question: What do you love about being queer?
He filmed responses in his own living room to make the documentary:
The responses were compiled on his tumblr, you can add your own as well.
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