Pen Name: None
Born: 1946, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Died: July 22, 2011, Chicago, Illinois
Website: Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame
Photo Credit: Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame
Nasim lived and worked in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Ifti Nasim was a poet, writer and activist. He wrote two collections of Urdu poems and received an honorary Doctorate of Literature from the World Peace Academy of Delaware. He co-founded Sangat/Chicago, a Southasian LBGT organization and support group. A popular speaker on sexual diversity at different universities across the globe, Nasim also received the R.N. Tagore Award. He was a past president of Southasian Performing Arts Council of America and was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame in 1996.
- Narman, Self-published, 1994
- Myrmecophile, Xlibris Corporation, 2000
Titles at Your Library
Release Date: 1994
Release Date: 2000-12-08
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