The organization concentrates on providing cultural visibility for community members and opposing oppression and discrimination in the LGBTQ, South Asian, and intersectional communities. SALGA NYC has continually hosted a monthly support group since for those who self-identify as queer and South Asian, alongside many community building activities such as social hours, cultural programming and political organizing. Denied the right to march in the parade from —, SALGA held protests to counter the repeated rejections, including being invited to march under the Sakhi banner. SALGA was subsequently permitted to participate in the march up until , when the FIA once again started to reject the organization's applications. This article about a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender -related organization is a stub.
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I wanted a glimpse of the life I could have — someone who looked like me and could understand my struggle. It was what gay society told me was the pinnacle of male beauty. For a long time, I thought that coming out would open doors to a place where I could be open about my identity without judgement. As gay men, we all go through an emotional journey to discover a sense of self; to allow ourselves to be vulnerable enough to come out and let our lives fall into place. And while I found acceptance in innumerable ways through friends, coming out also meant entering a world brimming with a distinct, ubiquitous form of discrimination — where racism runs rampant and everyone is boxed into manufactured stereotypes. I learned quickly that some of the most blatant racism in the gay community is pointed at Asian men.
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Police are working to try and unravel the mystery of who killed a woman, her partner and her two young children, whose bodies were found in a riverfront apartment house the day after Christmas. Shanta Myers, the mother of both children, was in a relationship with Mells, the police chief said. Investigators declined to confirm the method of death or any details regarding the scene of the crime. Tedesco declared during a news conference that the killings were "not a random act," but wouldn't say why he believed that was the case. A property manager found the bodies Tuesday after being asked to check on the welfare of the residents of the apartment, one of five in a house located in the city's Lansingburgh section along the Hudson River just north of Albany, police said.