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Being lesbian in Sri Lanka


“When I was 14 years old I realised I totally liked women. The other party was an English teacher. But at that time there was no word “lesbian” around me, only confusion. No one told me. Or everyone treated homosexuality as something that should not be.”

She has found the word “lesbian” that represents her mind on the Internet, but that was not yet common. When I confessed to my parents, they said, “It’s a transient illness,” and her parents also cried or got angry. Then she spent her teens without telling anyone.




Listen to the world’s first Tamil ‘lesbian anthem’

Malini Jeevarathnam directed a documentary about the plight of lesbians in Tamil Nadu, the song that goes with it is the state’s first ‘lesbian anthem’

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