How queer artist Param Sahib deconstructs masculinist tropes with style

A few weeks ago, an eye-catching portrait of a Sikh man, dressed in golden overalls, purple sneakers and purple patka (head cover) made it to my Instagram feed. I promptly fell down a rabbit hole. I began by scrolling through his Instagram handle, @parambanana. Param Sahib is a Delhi-based artist and fashion designer popular on social media, I learn. But he recently lost thousands of followers because his account was hacked and lewd messages sent to many of his followers, some of whom unfollowed him. When I speak to Sahib later, he tells me that his account was hacked probably because of.....

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