Pushpesh Kumar teaches sociology at the University of Hyderabad. His academic concerns include queer movements, queer pedagogy, religion and queer issues, Marxism and queer theory. In 2017, he was invited by the South Asia Centre, Syracuse University to share his views on ‘Queering Indian Sociology’. He has been visiting fellow at the department of Anthropology at LSE, London, Dept of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, and the Centre for Studies of Social System, JNU. He received the M. N. Srinivas Memorial Prize for Young Sociologists and has written about ‘men and feminism’ in the EPW special volume on men and feminism in India (2015).