Umang

Umang LBT Support Group

Umang is the LBT Support Group of The Humsafar Trust, based in Mumbai.  We provide community support spaces to Lesbian women, Bisexual women and Trans*persons (LBT).  Our services include mental health counselling, legal support, community support and events. Umang organizes monthly events for the LBT community. We have workshops, social events, get togethers and games- called ‘Chill Outs’- meetings with no agenda!

 

Umang Helpline

We also have a helpline whereby we accept counselling calls from Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 8.30 pm. The helpline number is 9930095856. You can call or Whatsapp us and stay up to date on our activities and events.

We can also add you to our Whatsapp group after a verification process. Call us to know more.

 

Our Events

  • Queer Premier League (QPL) – Annual Cricket Tournament for LBT persons and allies.
  • Pankh – Annual LBT themed film festival
  • Chill Outs – Fortnightly/ Monthly gathering
  • Palentine’s Day – Valentine’s Day celebration minus the pressures of finding a valentine

 

Our other networks

We are on social media channels as well. You can reach out to us on any of our handles.

  • Secret Facebook Group- Flip Side with over 300 members (Add the Umang LBT Persons Facebook Profile to be added on the secret group).
  • Umang LBT Support Group, Facebook Profile – https://www.facebook.com/umanglbtpersons

 

Our story

Umang was set up in 2010 as a dedicated safe space for lesbian, bisexual women and female-to-male-trans-persons (LBT). Currently, Umang works in the capacity of a collective that is managed, supported, and attended by LBT individuals. Umang was established following a need for LBT individuals to address issues pertaining to sexuality, societal/family pressure, relationships and health as well as seek peer support.