003 Straight to Normal with Sharif Rangnekar
11.26.2020 - By The Elephant in the Room
My guest in the third episode of the podcast is Sharif Rangnekar author of ‘Straight to Normal’ my life as a gay man. He is the festival director of ‘The Rainbow Literature festival’ and he curates, ‘Embrace music justice arts’ platform. Sharif is a TEDx speaker, a former President of the PRCAI and former board member of global communications forum ICCO. He is a communications and workplace sensitisation consultant and an advocate for the LGBTQ community in India
During the episode we delve into his journey as a 52 year old gay man, how writing the book ‘Straight to Normal’ helped him to claim his identity but left him feeling angry at the loss of near a lifetime looking for love and companionship.
Some of the topics covered in the podcast are: