Trikone is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for
lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people of South Asian
descent. Founded in 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area, Trikone
is the oldest group of its kind in the world.
Through social and political activities, Trikone offers
a supportive, empowering, and non-judgmental environment, where
queer South Asians can meet, make connections, and proudly
promote awareness and acceptance of their sexuality in society.
Trikone actively works against all forms of oppression based
on race, gender, class, and other identities.
Trikone works toward the following goals:
Bring people of South Asian heritage together in a friendly,
supportive, and non-judgmental environment.
Promote awareness, visibility and acceptance of alternative sexuality in society.
Trikone proudly affirms both its South Asian identity as well as its sexuality.
Oppose discrimination based on race, gender, class, and other identities.
If you are a parent of an LGBT or questioning individual, you
can get more help with PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends
of Lesbians & Gays) at their website:
In addition, there is a South Asian PFLAG group which you can
subscribe to by going to
To learn more, visit www.Trikone.com.