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5 Resources For LGBT Desi (South Asian) Young Adults Across The US

Being a South-Asian (desi) and also an LGBTQ+ teenager is a double whammy of being a minority population in the US. Where can they go for help?

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Dutee Chand Showed Immense Courage In Coming Out, And Is Now An Inspiring LGBT Youth Icon
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Not only does Dutee Chand deserve our wholehearted support and applause for coming out and being an LGBT youth icon, but the support she's receiving is worth cheering!

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While Dutee Chand’s Family Did Not Stand By Her, Here Are 8 Ways You Can Support A Loved One Coming Out
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Dutee Chand’s family has publicly spoken about their displeasure with her relationship with another woman, showing that in spite of Section 377 being struck down, there is still a long way to go.

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Akkai Padmashali: I’ve Struggled For 23 Years For My Identity, Success Feels Around The Corner
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Akkai Padmashali was born a boy, but she always felt like a girl. It took a lot of struggle with herself, with her family, and society, to become who she is today, a transgender activist. 

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The World Is Cruel And Will Give You A 100 Reasons To Bow Down

Mimi Atya had one day handed me books. “If you don’t want to blend, make yourself so big that you stand out!” she had declared before turning around and walking away. I had no idea how she knew. She just did.

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An Invitation To Watch ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’, With Family!

The makers of this Ladki have made sure that they have taken essential baby steps in this narrative of same sex love, getting the idea across in a film you can watch with family. Kudos!

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