South Asian LGBTQ Support Group

South Asian LGBTQ Support Group
Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/15/2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location
The DC Center


KHUSHDC provides a safe, confidential space for South Asian LGBTQ community members to come together and share stories, struggles, and resources about LGBTQ South Asian experiences and issues. This support will be held monthly, peer-facilitated by Sunu Chandy and Dawn Philip at The DC Center for the LGBT Community.

Meetings are every third Saturdays of the month from 1:30-3:00 PM at The DC Center for the LGBT Community (2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105, Washington, DC 20009).

Please contact board@khushdc.org if you have any questions or visit us online at Khushdc.org. KhushDC will be facilitating the meeting. KhushDC is a South Asian LGBTQ Community group serving the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.

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  1. Hi,

    I hope this email finds you well.

    In the light of what is happening in the world of abuse and oppression against the LGBTQ in China, Lebanon, Russia and recently Chechnya to mention the few, I thought it was time I tackled this nightmare and helped the world open their eyes. I myself a great supporter of the community and have many gay friends with whom I always discuss the community in general and current issues in specific.

    Please let me introduce myself. My name is Tami and I am an author and a Civil Rights Advocate( currently working with SAN) and one of my books discusses at length a love story between two South Asian men.

    The book “Ocean in a Drop” has one major theme: freedom. The world is mesmerized and hypnotized by the media of only bad news. I believe my book does otherwise: it shares the story of children who want to break free from an oppressive and abusive culture; however, one of those children is gay. This character depicts what really goes on in a discrete gay man’s life: the struggle, the pain, and the sacrifices- a love story of two teenagers.

    Why would this book have an impact? When the reader picks up my book, they are thinking of one theme: Freedom. As the plot lays out the series of events, it vaguely introduces the love story. It does not matter of whether they are with or against the gay community, the chapter is a major part of the plot. As the story develops, the reader has no option but to continue reading the extended details of this love story, forcing them to live up close and personal the battle and the pain that no one parent would wish for their children.

    I would love to organize a book talk session at any of your venues. I think the world needs more literature and not just media to help unveil the truth about the LGBTQ communities in the third world countries.

    Please let me know what you think, and should you need further details, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly on my phone number or email.

    Warm Regards,
    Tami Shaikh
    323-360-3873
    http://www.tamishaikh.com

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