Khakan Qureshi – Founder of Birmingham South Asians LGBT
Khakan is the founder of Birmingham South Asians LGBT – Finding A Voice, a voluntary led, social support group for South Asian men and women aged 18+.
As a campaigner, activist, writer and speaker, Khakan has been a visible force in the recent Anderton Park School protests; working to problem solve and organise discussions between protestors and the LGBT community.
Throughout his experiences, Khakan has completed the Stonewall LGBT School Role Model and Diversity Role Model programme.
He has also been shortlisted for several LGBT awards and organised the first South Asians LGBT Conference 2018 in Birmingham and the first LGBTIQ+ Intersectionality and Islam Conference.
Simon Whincup Senior Intelligence Manager at West Midlands Police