In this issue, we look at the various kinds of violence- sexual, physical and mental- that sexual minorities in India have to face. Andy Stephen writes about the various aspects related to the suicide of a PhD student in EFLU campus. Another student of the same university gives an account of the rampant homophobia among the faculty and students inside the campus. Navchintan writes how a woman suffers when a gay man marries an unsuspecting woman under family pressure and advices others against it. Sachin Jain writes about one of the Parents Meets that was held as part of QAM celebrations and how it helps families deal with the issue of acceptance.