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Hong Kong LGBT rights activist shares his fight against depression

Anshuman Das (AD) has recorded a TEDx talk in which he shares how he beat depression after his partner's death left him suicidal.

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9th May 2013 17:51

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

Hong-Kong-based LGBT rights activist Anshuman Das (AD) has recorded a TEDx talk about his successful battle to relinquish depression.

TEDx are unofficial talks designed to inspire communities to follow the ‘ideas worth spreading’ motto of internationally popular TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talks.

In AD’s talk he describes feeling suicidal ‘night after night’ after his partner died two years ago. He says that he wanted to talk about his partner all the time but ‘no one wants to talk about death’ and ‘in my case it was was worse – my love was same-sex love and people don’t want to talk about it’.

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