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What Do You Love About Being Queer?

It started with one simple question that gave rise to a tumblr, a film, and now a book.

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Meet Vivek Shraya:

Vivek Shraya is a talented Toronto-based musician, writer and filmmaker. Her collection of published short stories and other projects explores gender politics, queer theory, and religion.
Alejandro Santiago / Via vivekshraya.com

Vivek Shraya is a talented Toronto-based musician, writer and filmmaker. Her collection of published short stories and other projects explores gender politics, queer theory, and religion.

She had one question: What do you love about being queer?

She filmed responses in her own living room to make the documentary:

The responses were compiled on her tumblr, you can add your own as well.
whatiloveaboutbeingqueer.tumblr.com

The responses were compiled on her tumblr, you can add your own as well.

And now the project has become a book:

vimeo.com

Featuring essays by Farzana Doctor (Six Metres Of Pavement), Elisha Lim (100 Butches), and George Brown College professors Kathryn Payne & Marilyn McLean.