Find All LGBTQIA+ Groups & Events Across India

Find All LGBTQIA+ Groups & Events Across India

You can show your support forthe community by connecting with your local Pride chapter and attending their next event. Check out a list of events and cities below.


Section 377 might be gone, but there's still a lot of awareness to be created. Find your local chapter below!

Mumbai: Queer Azaadi March

Queer Azaadi March is an expression, a voice, a celebration and a platform to ask for equal rights of LGBTIQ individuals. It is one of the largest groups advocating for gay rights in the country, and hosts a march in the beginning of the year.

Connect: Facebook

Last event: Mumbai Pride 2018 | 03 February 2018

Next event: Mumbai Pride 2019 | 03 February, 2019

Delhi: Delhi Queer Pride Parade

The Delhi Queer Pride Parade is organised by members of the Delhi Queer Pride Committee every last Sunday of November since 2008.

Connect: Facebook

Last event: Delhi Queer Pride 2018 | 25 November 2018

Bangalore: Karnataka Queer Habba

NammaPride - Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba is organised by CSMR (Campaign for Sexuality Minorities Rights), which is a coalition of many LGBTQ and allied groups and individuals, mainly based in Bengaluru.

Connect: Facebook | Website

Donate: Here

Last event: NammaPride March | 25 November 2018

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Queer Swabhimana Yatra

The Hyderabad Queer Swabhimana Yatra has been happening in the city since 2013, in the month of February.

Connect: Facebook

Last event: Queer and Allies Art Festival 2018 - Hyderabad | 10 June 2018, Hyderabad

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar Pride Parade

LGBTQ Bhubaneswar is a symbol of solidarity for LGBTQ folks who are subjected to social stigma, in the state of Odisha. It strives for social education and acceptance regarding this. They hold the Bhubaneswar Pride Parade in June.

Connect: Facebook (LGBTQ Bhubaneswar) | Facebook (LGBTQ Bhubaneswar) | Website

Last Event: Bhubaneswar Pride Parade | 1 September, 2018 | 3 PM-8 PM

To register, please mail

Kerala: Kerala Queer Pride March

The Kerala Queer Pride is organised by a collective named Queer Pride Keralam, which includes several LGBTIQ support groups, organisations, and women' collectives. One of the most active communities in Kerala is Queerala, a community-based registered organization for Malayali LGBTIQ people, with focus on advocacy on sexual orientation and gender identity. It started as a support group on Facebook for individuals interested in queer topics, and now aims for a society free of discrimination against gender-nonconforming individuals and sexual minorities. The 9th Gala Pride March is being organised by the Oasis Cultural Society, a community-based organisation. Prior to the march, the third edition of the Manaveeyam Queer Pride Rally was held as a curtain raiser.

Connect: Queerala Facebook | Queerala Website

Last Event: 9th Pride March | October 2018 | Thrissur

Pune: Pune Pride Walk

Pune Pride Walk is organized annually by Samapathik Trust, a sexual health organization which primarily works on LGBTHI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Hijara, Intersex) Issues, based out of Pune. The first march of the Pride Month in India happened recently, check out some photos here.

Connect: Facebook | Website

Donate: Details here

Last event: Pune to Mumbai LGBTI cycle rally | August 2018

Chennai: Chennai Pride Parade

The pride parade (in June) and press meets are organised by the umbrella collective called Tamil Nadu Rainbow Coalition.

Connect: Facebook | Website

Last event: Chennai Pride Parade 2018 | 24 June 2018 | 3:30 PM

To donate or get in touch: Email

Kolkata: Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival

The city hosted the first pride march in the country, in 1999. Today, Kolkata Rainbow Pride Festival is a collective of individuals coming together to address gender, sexuality and social equality movements and issues and contribute to their progresses.

Connect: Facebook | Website | Sappho (resource for LGBTQ in the East)

Last event: 16th Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk 2017 | 24 November 2017

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Pride March

The Saksham Trust organizes the Chandigarh Pride March in the city.

Connect: Facebook

Last event: Chandigarh LGBT Pride Walk 2018 | 18 March 2018

Ahmedabad: QueerAbad

QueerAbad organizes the Chandigarh Pride March in the city. It's an online platform for Ahmedabad's LGBTQIA community, family members, and allies.

Connect: Facebook

Last event: Ahmedabad Pride Parade 2018 | 18 February 2018

Lucknow: Awadh Pride

Awadh Pride is an annual celebration of the LGBTQ+ and allies and everyone who believes in the principles laid down in our Constitution - Equality, Dignity and Privacy. They organize the annual Awadh Queer Pride Parade.

Connect: Facebook

Last event: 2nd Awadh Queer Pride | 11 February 2018

Bhopal: Pride Parade Bhopal

ANSH and Citizens Action Network, Bhopal held the first Pride event in the city in 2017.

Connect: Facebook (Bhopal Pride), (Citizens Action Network)

Last Event: Bhopal LGBT + Pride 2018 | 15 July, 2018

Nagpur: Nagpur Pride March

Orange City LGBT Pride March or Nagpur Pride March is the pride parade of Nagpur, Maharashtra, which started in the year 2016. It is a festival to honour and celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people and their supporters. The third Orange City Pride March 2018 was organised by an NGO called Sarathi Trust. The organisation has been working for the rights of the LGBT community for the last 10 years.

Last Event: Orange City LGBT Pride 2018 | 13 January, 2018

Connect: Facebook Group

Patna: Patna Pride March

Patna Pride March has had 2 editions so far.

Last event: Patna Pride March 2017 | 29 June 2017

Guwahati: Queer Pride Guwahati

Queer Pride Guwahati was organised for the first time by the members and supporters of the local LGBT community in Guwahati, Assam in February 2014. The Queer Pride Guwahati was the first LGBT Pride in the entire North Eastern India. Inspired by the first pride, XUKIA was formed as a collective of mostly young women and others envisaging an Assam which will one day make its mark in creating a strong LGBTQI mass movement, leadership challenging heteronormative hegemony and voicing up against discrimination to create a more queer-friendly Assam.

Connect: Facebook

Last event: Queer Pride Guwahati 2018 | 11 February 2018

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