Case Study 7: Men having sex with Men. The Humsafar Trust India (2003)

Case Study 7: Men having sex with Men. The Humsafar Trust India (2003) Very few men in India are open about their sexual orientation. There are some young men in India, especially in large cities like Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta, who engage in sex with other men before marriage . Many continue to have sex with men after marriage. There are also men who have sex only with men and regard themselves as gay or homosexual. Equally well established a substantial transgender (hijira) communityi . In the city of Mumbai alone, according to estimates by the Humsafar Trust, there may be as many as 350,000 men who have sex with men (MSM).

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