Sharan Dhaliwal founded the UK’s leading South Asian culture magazine Burnt Roti, which is a platform for young creatives to showcase their talent, find safe spaces and destigmatise topics around mental health and sexuality, amongst others.
She is the Director of Middlesex Pride and creator of Oh Queer Cupid, a queer speed dating and comedy night. She has had bylines in i-D, HuffPost, the Guardian and was on the list of global influential women for the BBC 100 Women 2019.
She has also been on the Diva Power List 2022, Attitude 101 2023 and nominated for Broadcast, Journalist or Host at the British LGBT Awards in 2023.
Her debut non-fiction, Burning My Roti, about how her Asian identity and queerness came up against capitalism and white supremacy, came out in March 2022 by Hardie Grant.
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