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We are a supportive, empowering, and affirming community for LGBTQ and differently-oriented South Asians in the Pacific Northwest.






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Pride Brunch


Trikone and API Chaya are partnering up to host a social event for Queer and Trans People of Color during Pride! Come snack and build community with other LGBTQ people of color. Make new friends- catch up with old ones! there will be ice-beakers and conversation over food. 
Join us on Saturday June 27 from 11-2pm. 
12-2pm @ Tea Garden (708 Rainier Ave S. Seattle, WA (between Lane St. and Dearborn) 

Moving Truth(s): Queer and Transgender Desi Writings on Family

Moving Truths

Moving Truth(s)” is written to move us all. Closer to home. To bring conversations about gender and sexuality home to family and community. Featuring some stories from our Trikone community. Buy it now.

Qahaaniyan (our stories): watch & share the lives of queer South Asians

Episode 1: Paj's story
"OMGay! Whatever will your parents say?"
What is coming out to your desi family like? Watch the journey of a proud gay Indian man navigating relationships with his parents and partners over the years. 

Episode 2: Sabina's story
What defines your identity? The people you love? The country of your birth? Your ethnic background? Your perceived religion? Intersections is the story of a Queer-Muslim-South Asian American- woman of color navigating these intersectionalities.

Official Selection at the 2014 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival and the 2015 Seattle Asian American Film Festival.

"Qahaaniyan"- the South Asian Queer Oral Histories Project premieres at Seattle LG film festival



The second installment from “Qahaaniyan”- the queer South Asian Oral histories project, is included in this year’s lineup of the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival!
“Intersections” –featuring Sabina’s story is playing on Saturday, October 18 5PM at AMC Pacific Place. Come support OUR community and celebrate OUR visibility and OUR stories! #queeritup
This short explores living with multiple identities: Queer, (muslim?) & South Asian American.

October 2014: Films & Social

Are you South Asian/ Queer? Questioning? Lesbian? Gay? Bisexual? Trans*?

Looking for community? Join us for a Happy Hour social on Wednesday October 15 6:30PM at Purr Lounge. This is immediately following the screening of Purple Skies, a film about queer rights in India. The film screens at 5pm at the Northwest Film Forum (part of the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival). #queeritup

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Drop us a line trikonenorthwest@gmail.com

TrikoneNW in the News

BollyQ - Portland Edition!

Seattle’s popular Queer Bollywood party with Dj Anjali is moving south. Well, we are having a BollyQ-Filmistan in Portland just in time for Pride. June 15th. Someday lounge - 125 NW 5th Ave.

Seattle Pride Parade - Queer People of Color contingent!

Join us as we march in the Pride parade in all our fabulousness. June 24, 11am.

Looking for Volunteers for Seattle Pride Parade

We are looking for folks who would like to help plan the event, march with us, decorate the float, or learn fun choreography! There are many ways to get involved and make tons of new friends.

DJ Rekha in Seattle!

The reigning queen of Basement Bhangra flies in from her sold-out parties in New York to party with us. July 6. Neptune Theater.

Queer South Asian Oral Histories Project

We propose to start an ongoing project to document Queer South Asians telling their stories on video. The Pride foundation has generously provided us with start-up funds for this endeavor. We are looking for volunteers - everyone has a story to tell! Contact trikonenorthwest@gmail.com if interested.