Serving Southern California’s South Asian LGBT*Q community since 1997


DeQH Helpline provides support and resources for South Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, trasngender, genderqueer, and genderfluid individuals, families, and friends. It is a free, confidential, and culturally sensitive support system.

They provide a safe and supportive ear for callers to share concerns, questions, struggles or hopes through conversations with trained South Asian peer support volunteers.

They are available Thursdays and Sundays from 5-7 PST.
Call them at (908) FOR DEQH or (908) 367 3374


PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is an organization dedicated to bringing parents and families of LGBT*Q children together.

San Gabriel Valley API PFLAG, address the culture-specific needs of the Asian-American, Asian, Pacific-Islander, East Asian, and South Asian people. We foster inter-generational and inter-ethnic dialogue, and when needed, provide language assistance. Join them for their support group, afternoon tea and family circles.


COLORS LGBTQ Youth Counseling Center provides FREE LGBTQ affirmative counseling and healing as well as psychotherapeutic services to youth of color under 25 and their families.

To make an appointment, call (213) 417-3420


In 2007, Satrang teamed up with South Asian Network to compile the first South Asian LGBT* Needs Assessment Report.

The findings and recomendations are available to all. Read the full report here.



Refresh your knowledge of LGBT*Q terminology by checking out UCLA’s LGBT Resource Center’s comprehensive list.
As our awareness grows, so does our knowledge. Read and learn something new today!

UCLA’s LGBT Resource Center’s comprehensive list.



Q&A Space provides API (Asian and Pacific Islander) LGBT youth who do wish to come out and are struggling with the process of coming out.

Read the personal journeys of family, friends, and Satrangis by visiting our Stories page.

Stories page.