A South Asian QTLGBTQ+discussion and hangout group every 1ST, 3RD AND 5TH Wednesday(6-8pm)
Where? For Zoom link: https://forms.gle/EKiHsnVosePDYUjw9 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
(click on SEND A MESSAGE link or VIEW WEBSITE link above)
Peer Support, Informal, casual support group conversations aimed to build support and community. This is strictly for South Asian QTLGBT+ affirming safe space.
Open to all US/Canada only.
This support group is NOT recorded and content shared is not guaranteed to be kept confidential. Share what you feel are comfortable with. Confidentiality is not guaranteed and every effort will be taken to secure the virtual hangout.
Disclaimer: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the forum participants on this platform do not reflect the opinions, beliefs, viewpoints and principles of Parivar or its official policies of the organization. Views expressed are personal and belong solely to the participant and do not represent those of the group, institutions or organizations that Parivar or its members or its board may or may not be associated with in professional or personal capacity, unless explicitly stated.
~ This peer support is ONLY for South Asian LGBTQ+ folx from around the world.
~ English is the desired language of the conversation to be inclusive of all.
~Respect the facilitator and follow their structure as outlined.
~ This is NOT a professional therapy group. Any advice or share needs to taken as informal.
~A topic of discussion might be picked by the group, have one or two you wish to discuss.
~As you arrive, introduce yourself in the zoom chat.
~Do not take up too much space, give space and take space.
~On video calls, it is appreciated to turn on your video for the comfort of the group.
~ Keep the conversation positive and objective.
~Give Trigger Warnings where needed. Limit Shares to LGBTQ+ topics/issues
~Speak for yourself, share your experience (use “I” statements, check using “we”)
~During COVID-19, be aware of shares around facts, advice and updates around pandemic.
~Practice respect; use pronouns, and when in doubt, use "they"
~No confrontations, arguments please…lets support each other.
~Share good south Asian recipes, dance moves and anything else.