L is for lesbian, G is for gay: Indian parents learn the ABC of ...

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L is for lesbian, G is for gay: Indian parents learn the ABC of LGBT

While coming out is still not easy, some parents are swimming against the heavy tide of tradition

Roli Srivastava

After her son came out as gay, Sushma Samudra consulted astrologers, quizzed psychiatrists, performed prayers and implored gods and goddesses to cure his abnormality.

Nothing worked.

Undeterred, she tasked her husband to feed a stray dog each morning with a roti generously coated with ghee, closely following the curative advice of an expert astrologer...

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