Generic British "Black & Asian" writer (gulity as charged: Sudhev Sandhu) needs to be told that Hanif Kureshi did not invent Asians sexuals mores in 1980-whatever. We were reading Sadaat Hassan Manto before then. Please do not assume the East London Bangladeshis do not value their faith as you saw one of the Brick Lane boyz down at the pub. Hanification of diaspora migrant narratives is such a past generation thing, in a distant faraway past. We British Asians were feed a diet of Hollyoaks and Skins as kids, and MTV commodified young male and female chauvanist pigs, and Ibiza reality TV, and such things seems tiresome, irrelevent and not worth celebrating today.


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