lgbt hindus

"The idea is to explore the gendered lines, keeping within the traditional framework."
For many gay, lesbian and bisexual Hindus, Diwali can be a painful time of year. Although Hinduism does not overtly condemn gay or lesbian relationships, many conservative South Asian cultural traditions leave little room for them to exist.
"I think these holidays becomes an opportunity for people to make a stand for double inclusion -- for people to affirm simultaneously their South Asian Identity and insist on their recognition for LGBTQ."