A Podcast -not for the weak-minded – this week we plunge into the world of sexuality with Muhammad Moiz, Pakistan’s first drag stand-up comedian, who takes us on a journey of identity, colonialism and a relook at
What is identity and where do we draw the line between politics and people? Is gender identity? Do borders define our perceptions of it? Who’s history matters most and do we need to question the colonial past that has defined us today?
In today’s podcast, Rajan travels to Pakistan to meet Moiz, a celebrated comedian and activist who takes us on a tour of social constructs, histories that have defined nations and the big questions you need to ask yourself. Warning there are two f bombs in this episode –
For me this is a conversation that needs to be heard and one that will leave you with more questions than most feel comfortable with… and in the greater picture of life, I believe that is a good place to be.
Thank you to our guest @unrelentlesslyyours for sharing and being so open.
What are your thoughts on identity? Share your comments below.
About Muhammed Moiz:
Muhammed Moiz is a celebrated stand-up comedian in Pakistan. Moiz is best known for his drag stand up comedies and his personal activisim within the country.
About the Global Indian Series:
Rajan Nazran is the chief chief explorer for the Global Indian Series, the official platform for people of Indian origin (PIO), because let’s face it, we are everywhere!
For almost 15 years we have travelled across the globe covering 58 countries to date whilst exploring the kaleidoscope of our remarkable global community.
Voyaging to the edges of the Amazon, facing Ebola in West Africa, being held hostage in Eastern Europe, tapping rubber in Malaysia, drinking chai with Heads of State and sharing laughter with local fishermen – I have been there, looking for us!
Our purpose is simple, to build a living encyclopaedia of the community and a safe mooring ground for open discussions, whether you are an NRI, Indian Diaspora, person of Indian origin (PIO) or a fan of South Asian anthropology, what we do is bring people and communities together.
We do this by plunging into the human experience of being a person of Indian origin (PIO), taking a second look at the countries we now call home and tackling the conversations we need to know more about.
Through our range of award-winning original content (print, podcasts, events and TV) and fascinating discussions, our impactful stories and platforms have spearheaded national and international conversations that have brought people together.
Our work is featured in global brands including The Indian Express, OWM, Manager, ABC and many more.
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Special thank you to TAIZU for the music
Presenter – Rajan Nazran
Producer –Global Indian Series/NazranRoth
Guest – Muhammed Moiz
Art Design – Vanisha Patel
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