SALGA NYC serves to promote awareness, tolerance, acceptance, empowerment and safe spaces for sexual minorities and people of all gender identities, who trace their heritage to South Asia or who identify as South Asian. SALGA NYC is a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization, serving the South Asian LGBTQ community for over 20 years.
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Resources

DesiQ 2013 Session Summaries
The Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour sponsored a team of 5 to attend and document the DesiQ 2013 conference in San Francisco over the 4th of July weekend. Check out our session summaries, on the http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/ blog.

Please read and share these session summaries:

1. ORGANIZING IN THE US

DeQH, the first South Asian LGBT Helpline in the US
http://doqumentation.tu…mblr.com/post/54702689000/deqh-the-first-desi-lgbt-helpline-in-the-us

Satrang’s Queer Youth Organizing: The Inside Story
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54740890368/satrangs-queer-youth-organizing-the-inside-story

Advocacy Training
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54686032402/advocacy-training-community-organizing

Immigration Reform Panel
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54837060286/immigration-reform-panel

Marriage Equality in the US (Photos)
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54741211746/marriage-equality-developments-in-the-us

2. ORGANIZING IN SOUTH ASIA

LGBT Rights in South Asia
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54692778550/lgbt-rights-in-south-asia-a-discussion

Roadmap for LGBT Rights in India
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54687268472/pallav-patankar-on-the-roadmap-for-lgbtq-rights-in

LGBT Community in Bangladesh
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54837127753/lgbt-community-in-bangladesh

3. ART, FILM, AND LITERATURE

Contemporary Queer Art In Pakistan
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54959354190/contemporary-pakistani-queer-artist-anwar-saeed

Writing Out: Queer South Asian Literature
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/55273579343/writing-out-queer-south-asian-literature
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54623817330/queer-lit-at-desiq-ghalib-shiraz-dhalla-kunal

Queer Expression In North American & South Asian Cinema
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54957018097/panel-queer-expression-in-north-american-south-asian

Art and Identity
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54837149043/art-and-identity

YaliniDream: Above Street Level
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54740267956/yalinidream-above-street-level

The Ode
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54580785913/july-3-books-movies-and-mingling

4. FAMILY, HEALTH, AND IDENTITY

I’m Queer, I’m Desi, & I Want To Have Kids
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/55264850633/im-queer-im-desi-i-want-to-have-kids

Bisexual Storytellers
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54682163252/bisexual-storytellers-session

HIV Stories
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54836986259/hiv-stories-getting-real

Addressing Violence in the Community
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54837038031/addressing-violence-in-the-community

Interfaith Panel
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54742292175/interfaith-panel-on-spirituality-and-sexuality

Kash Chopra on Miss India, Identity, Openness
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54615309733/kash-chopra-on-identity-and-openness

5. CELEBRATING DESIQ

Twitter love notes to the DesiQ community
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54837218983/desiq-love

DesiQ, Instagrammed
http://doqumentation.tumblr.com/post/54839729247/desiq-instagrammed

 

 

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