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Boys of Bangladesh

By Sabya van Elswijk We are invited to meet with the director of Boys of Bangladesh, a network of gay people in Dhaka. Arriving at his place, human rights activist Tanvir Alim welcomes us and explains that they use apartments as informal meeting places. There are many volunteers; all of them spend time on Boys of […] Continue reading →

Boys of Bangladesh

Boys of Bangladesh, popularly known as BoB, is the largest network of self-identified Bangladeshi gay men from home and abroad. It is a non-registered, non-funded and non-formal group run by a pull of dedicated volunteers who strive to make it a safe space for like-minded people to come together, and share their thoughts, feelings and […] Continue reading →

Hijra, Bangladesh.

The transgenders in Bangladesh, and in other parts of South Asia, are locally known as Hijras. In the West, they are known as hermaphrodites or eunuchs. The transgenders have been part of the South Asian landscape for thousands of years. Read more here. Photography by Martijn Crowe Continue reading →

About Ali Asgar

I born in 1991 at the capital of Bangladesh Dhaka. I grew up in a nuclear family with my mom and dad. I finished my high school from Dhaka and after my high school, I had to decide on what subject to undertake for my higher studies. In order to do something different, I decided […] Continue reading →