Homosexuality in the Indian American Community (Deepak Sarma, 4/5/99)

Compiled by Deepak Sarma from RISA-L discussions.
Dasgupta, Shamita Das (ed.). A Patchwork Shawl: Chronicles of South Asian Women in America. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers U. Pr, 1998).

Ratti, Rakesh (ed). A Lotus of Another Color: An Unfolding of the South Asian Gay and Lesbian Experience. (Boston:Alyson Publications, 1993).

Thadani, Giti. Sakhiyani : lesbian desire in ancient and modern India. (London: Cassell, 1996).

Leong , Russell (ed). Asian American Sexualities : Dimensions of the Gay and Lesbian Experience. (Routledge, 1995)

http://www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/9993/index.html – Khuli Zaban is a South Asian lesbian/bisexual support group based in Chicago.

http://www.members.aol.com/youngal/sangat.html – a South Asian men’s group based in Chicago.

http://www.trikone.org – Trikone (tri as in trim, kone as in cone, Sanskrit for triangle) is a registered non-profit organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered South Asians (South Asia includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tibet). Founded in 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Trikone is the oldest group of its kind in the world