” I hadn’t seen any people like me on TV before, and I definitely didn’t want to be the first one. I didn’t want that responsibility on my head. “


” We have the luxury in the West of being able to say, ‘Yeah, absolutely, we’re progressive, we’ve moved forward with the gay community.’ We haven’t in a lot of other countries. My people from Pakistan – I know we haven’t moved forward. “


” I was terrified of being on camera. I was worried that whatever I would say, people would assume I’m speaking for every Muslim, every Pakistani, or every Middle Eastern person. That’s a lot of pressure. But it also got me excited about what could be done, because I am a representative for people who are underrepresented. “


” I think that people assume when they meet me that I’m going to judge what they’re wearing. “


” It’s not called ‘Queer Eye For the Straight Guy’ now for a reason. We want to be able to help more and more people, and why wouldn’t we help women, and why wouldn’t we help a trans man? I want to help as many different groups as physically possible with this show. “


” Being ‘out and proud’ can feel like a real luxury of Western culture, where people are often white and see existing white gay people in their culture. That’s a kind of privilege people don’t know they possess. “



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