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VISION & Mission

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Working to improve the lives of Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Hijra and Koti minority groups and communities. With main focus on cultural, social, spiritual, physical and mental health of all sexual minority groups.

Definition of GBTHK

Gay

Gay is one who has significant (to oneself) sexual or romantic attractions primarily to members of the same gender or sex, or who identifies as a member of the gay community.

Bisexual

Bisexual is one who has significant (to oneself) sexual or romantic attractions to members of both the same gender/sex and opposite gender/sex, or who identifies as a member of the bisexual community.

Transgenders

Transgenders are those who transgress social gender norms; often used as an umbrella term to mean those who defy rigid, binary gender constructions, and who express or present a breaking and/or blurring of culturally prevalent/stereotypical gender roles.

Hijra

Hijra are biological/anatomical males who reject their 'masculine' identity in due course of time to identify either as women, or “not-men”, or “n-between man and woman”, or “neither man nor woman”. Hijra is a culture & being a part of Hijra community requires acceptance from other Hijra prominant members.

Kotis

Kotis can be defined as males who show obvious feminine mannerisms and who are involved mainly, if not only, in receptive anal/oral intercourse with men. A significant proportion of Kotis have bisexual behavior and many also eventually get married to a woman.