Women who are isolated and fearful of others discovering their sexuality now have a safe place to interact with like-minded women. Runs a help line on Tuesdays and Fridays 6 to 8 pm for lesbian and bisexual women. Help line for Gay/ Bisexual men on Mondays and Thursdays. Also works on HIV and AIDS, sexual health and sexuality issues. Email: [email protected]: Bombay Dost:105A Veena-Beena Shopping Centre, Bandra Station Rd, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050. Web: Aanchal: Help Line for lesbian and bisexual women.
Aanchal means the sheltering folds of a woman's saree. Address: C/o Naz PO Box 3910, Andres Gunj, New Delhi, 110049. Contact: Geeta Kumana Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 3pm and 6pm.
69, 1st Floor, 1st Main, New Tharagupet, Bangalore, Pin 560 002 Phone : 0, E-mail : [email protected] Target populations : MSM in general SNEHADAAN Contact person : Fr. Chiranjeeb Kakoty, Director Address : Ashram Road, Near Water Tank, Ulubari, Guwahati, Pin 781 007 Phone : 03 E-mail : SOCIETY FOR HIV/AIDS AND LIFELINE OPERATION IN MIZORAM Contact person : Dr.
Lalsangliani, Director Address : Lunglei Road, Bawngkawn, Aizawl, Pin 796 014 Phone : 03 / 6543 Fax : 03 E-mail : FOUNDATION FOR INTEGRATED RESEARCH IN MENTAL HEALTH Contact person : Dr.
For more information, email Sangini at: [email protected] [email protected] is the first helpline solely for lesbian and bisexual women in Mumbai, India. It has basically arisen because of the complete invisibility that lesbians and bisexual women have had and continue having in the city. Email: Naz Foundation India Trust: Sexual Health Agency for Men who have sex with Men. Contact: Akshay, Shaleen, Jaya, Lesley, Dipika Email: DEVELOPMENT ADVOCACY AND RESEARCH TRUST Contact person : Sandish Singh, Project Co-ordinator Address : C/o K. Singh, B-226, 1st Floor, Greater Kailash, Part I, New Delhi, Pin 110 048 Phone : 0 98116 60382, 98113 34420 E-mail : LAWYERS COLLECTIVE HIV/AIDS UNIT DELHI Contact person : Anand Grover, Project Director Address : 63/2 Masjid Road, 1st Floor, Jangpura, New Delhi, Pin 110 014 Phone : 011 2432 1101 / 1102, 2431 6925 Fax : 011 2432 1101 E-mail : [email protected]/ [email protected] : Row Kavi, Chairperson / Vivek Anand, Chief Executive Officer Address : 2nd Floor, Vakola Old Municipal Building, Nehru Road, Santacruz (E), Mumbai, Pin 400 055 , Phone : 022 2618 7476 Fax : 022 2665 0547 PO Address: PO Box 6913, Santacruz (West), Mumbai Metro - 400 054.
Sangama: A resource centre on sexuality issues focussing on LGBT issues. Address: 1st Floor, No.7, 8th Main, 3rd Phase, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore - 560 071. Contact person : Elavarthi Manohar, Programme Co-ordinator Office Address : Flat No.
13, 3rd Floor, Royal Park Apartment, 34 Park Road, Tasker Town, Bangalore, Pin 560 051, Phone : 0 / 8121 Jagruthi - Gelaya: Working with prevention of HIV transmission and sexual health issues of MSM and Transsexuals. Address: C-3, 2nd Floor, Jyothi Complex, 134/1, Infantry Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Email: Jagruthi: Working on prevention of HIV transmission and sexual health issues of MSM and Transsexuals.
The group also runs a telephone counselling service on Mondays and Thursdays from 7.00 to 9.00 p.m.
on phone numbers 2685-19-1971 for gay and confused men.
Issues relating to homosexuality, discussed in total anonymity with trained counsellors in Hindi or English.