SAHM was purposely founded to celebrate and commemorate South Asian culture and history in the United Kingdom. It highlights the influences and achievements of South Asians that can be found in everyday life in the UK
Being an Indian man of colour wearing a turban, I faced, and still do, a lot or racism and stereotypes within the gay community. I would also get asked questions like “Can Sikhs be gay?” or “Are you allowed to be gay?”
The religious and political leaders of the world need to send a strong message that homophobia, heterosexism, transphobia and human rights abuses against sexual and gender minorities will not be tolerated.