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For Shashank Rao, a university of Michigan student, coming out to his parents, the people with whom he was the closest to, was fearful.
In a blog on studybreaks.com, Rao wrote that he saw “gayness as an encumbrance, a disappointment to my parents.” He wrote about coming out to his mother first, “who took it quietly and cried privately.” But his father on the other hand, “took it rough and cried openly.” Rao wrote: “Never had I seen my parents in such states of total dismay.” He continued: “In the community where I grew up, the word ‘gay’ was always said in a whisper, with a quiet note of shame attending its utterance.
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Religion, Family and Community Pressure Many South Asian-Americans admit that coming out to family is an enormous challenge.
Many fear rejection, worry about disappointing their parents or being viewed as brining a bad reputation to the family.
“There’s a dual struggle for queer South Asians to find community,” said Dom Chatterjee, founder of QTPo C Mental Health, a grassroots organization “to create both online and offline spaces for queer and trans people of color.” Chatterjee said the first struggle is at home, with the family and extended family, while the second is within LGBTQ spaces “which are often white-dominant.”A 2009 study of 94 LGBT-identifying South Asians in Southern California found that even if they had access to health services, cultural norms and the related threat of community alienation impacted the likelihood that South Asians would seek help.
“Many [LGBTQ] South Asians feel so alienated and isolated from the broader South Asian community, the broader [LGBTQ] community, and U. society in general, that any intervention targeting this population should address changing cultural norms in order to be effective and responsive,” the study, which was published on said.
Pyramid Lake, covering 125,000 acres of desert landscape, is popular for sport fishing and water recreation; exhibits at the museum explain the lake’s natural history and wildlife.
About 64 miles east of Reno, just outside of Fallon, lies a large concentration of petroglyphs and ancient rock art that can be explored on a short interpretive trail.
The Bureau of Land Management manages the site as well as Hidden Cave, a nearby archeological site opened twice a month for guided tours.
The museum is also home to many other compelling artifacts from Northern Paiute author Sarah Winnemucca & renowned Washoe basket maker Dat-So-La-Lee.
Discover artifacts from ancient American Indian sites in this area northeast of Las Vegas are displayed here.
It was only after moving to Tampa that she’s been able to freely accept her orientation and talk about it.