In this section, we are trying to create a database of organisations that service people of South Asian descent. This section is organised by country. If you are know of or are involved with organisations outside of South Asian, please do help us with this mammoth task.
U.S.Trikone – San Francisco: LGBT South Asian group based in San Francisco. Support group/advocacy/phone line. Website: www.trikone.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/trikone Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com Khush at University of California – Berkeley: LGBTQ South Asian group providing a safe and private space for South Asians to hang out. Website: http://khushberkeley.tumblr.com/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Satrang – Los Angeles: LGBT South Asian group based in Los Angeles . Support group/advocacy. Website: www.satrang.org Phone:888-370-9569 Email: email@example.com SALGA – New York City: LGBT South Asian group based in New York City. Support group/advocacy/phone line. Website: www.salganyc.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/salga Hotline: 1-657-777-2542 (Thursdays 5pm – 7 pm ET) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MASALA- Boston: LGBT South Asian group based in Boston. Support group. Website: www.bostonmasala.com Khush- DC: LGBT South Asian group based in Washington DC. Support group. Website: www.khushdc.org Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Trikone-Chicago: LGBT South Asian group based in Chicago. Support group. Website: www.trikonechicago.org Contact: http://trikonechicago.org.sage.arvixe.com/Contact.aspx Trikone-Atlanta: LGBT South Asian group based in Atlanta. Support group. Website: www.trikoneatlanta.org Contact: PO Box 18638, Atlanta GA 31126-0638 Email:email@example.com Trikone-Northwest: LGBT South Asian group based in Seattle. Support group. Website: www.trikonenw.org Email: http://trikonenw.org/content/about/index.email.shtml Aqua -NC: AQUA-NC is a local group of queer-identified Asians, Pacific Islanders, South Asians, and Southeast Asians in North Carolina. Our mission is to facilitate a friendly, supportive, confidential and safe place for queer Asians and allies to create community. AQUA-NC was founded in October 2011 and is run by volunteers. We get together for coffee, potlucks, movie nights, dinners, and plan to host movie screenings, fund raisers, and other larger events in the future. website: www.aquanc.org email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention
The Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention is a community-based, non-profit, charitable organization committed to providing health promotion, support, education and advocacy in a non-discriminatory manner for those who identify as South Asian living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Dosti is a Toronto-based social and support group for South Asian gay, bisexual and transgender men. Dosti has been around since the mid 90s and has come to mean a number of different things over the years. Dosti is a place where you can meet friends, cruise for guys and explore the community. Dosti meetings happen once a month and are open to all Dosti members.
A social and support group for GBTTQQ men of Kannada, Malayalam, Sinhala, Tamil and Telugu-speaking communities.
Salaam is an organization dedicated to Muslims who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual/ transgender and or intersex, as well as those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity, their families and friends.
Sher Vancouver is based out of Vancouver, B.C. but people from all over the world are welcome to join. Sher offers peer support, social activities, information, referral and outreach presentations. Sher would like to help inform, educate and bring about more acceptance and understanding.
Website for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) Sikhs
Naz Project London
Naz Project London (NPL) provides sexual health and HIV prevention and support services to targeted Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in London.
KISS is a social group made up of women who identify either as lesbian, bisexual or queer and are of South Asian or Middle Eastern or North African descent
Imaan supports LGBT Muslim people, their families and friends, to address issues of sexual orientation within Islam. It provides a safe space and support network to address issues of common concern through sharing individual experiences and institutional resources.
Support group meeting the emotional and practical needs of South Asian gay, bisexual men and men who have sex with men. Aims to provide access to information regarding sexuality, HIV transmission, emotional and physical issues, condoms and sexually transmitted infection information.
Trikone Australasia actively works against all forms of oppression based on race, gender, religion, class, sexual orientation and other identities. Through our website, cultural nights, film festivals, Bollywood dances parties and Mardi Gras celebrations, Trikone Australasia works to nurture and empower the South Asian GLBT community in Sydney and Australia.