Whilst there has been a tremendous outcry from the 48% who did vote to remain, this is not the time to dismiss the other 52% as being a racist and backwater group.
Rohit K Dasgupta is lecturer in the Institute for Media and Creative Industries at Loughborough University. He is the author of Digital Queer Cultures in India (Routledge, 2017) and coeditor of Masculinity and its Challenges in India (Mcfarland, 2014), Rituparno Ghosh: Cinema, Gender and Art (Routledge, 2015) and Friendship as Social Justice Activism (Seagull/UChicago, 2017). He tweets @rkdasgupta.
The referendum, I would argue, is a queer issue. It is a fight for reclaiming the soul of Europe -- a humane Europe that stands for freedom and the safeguarding of minorities, irrespective of race, religion or sexuality.
09/06/2016 8:37 AM IST
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