About Us

‘Queer’ Asia is a collective of early career researchers, doctoral researchers, and activists. We are currently housed at SOAS, University of London. Our work to create a global platform for queer activists, artists, and academics is done in an entirely voluntary capacity. We strive to build a global platform from which to challenge dominant ideas, forms, and representations of gender and sexuality. As part of our labour of love we encourage our participants, readers, viewers, and collaborators to share, showcase, promote, and inspire a plethora of voices from Asia and its vast diasporas. Be the movement for a queerer Asia!

Reach out to us at queerasia@gmail.com with solidarity, suggestions, inspirations, or love!

Tweet at us @TheQueerAsia or follow us on Facebook @QueerAsia

Help us and join our network by signing up to be a fabulous volunqueer, organise the next event, or just donate your time and talents!

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Sponsors QA2018

Financial backing is provided, in part, by the following sponsors

Our Amazing Crowdfunding Donors


‘Queer’ Asia Conference


Including the centres, institutes, unions, and departments:

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Collaborative Partners

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Keynote Reception Sponsor


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Official Festival Partners

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Organising Committees: QA2018, QA2017, QA2016

Call for Volunqueers

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