If east and south-east asian films about gay men rarely make it to dvd, films about lesbians are rarer still. The groundbreaking fish and elephant (2001) is hard to find, blue gate crossing (2002) is out of print, while all about love (2010) and the award-winning spider lilies (2006) didnt get a british dvd release. We hope that, with classic lesbian titles becoming increasingly successful. Riddhi sandil, a board member for the south asian lesbian and gay association (salga), says the ruling did not change the unique barriers faced by lgbt south asians in the u. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) rights in asia are limited in comparison to many other areas of the world. Same-sex sexual activity is outlawed in at least twenty asian countries. While at least eight countries have enacted protections for lgbt people, only israel and taiwan provide a wider range of lgbt rights - including same-sex relationship recognition. I think some of my south asian coworkers assume that because im gay, i must be really westernizedthat i must not speak hindi or urdu, or that i dont know desi culture that well. Khush south asian lesbian and gay association (khush meaning happy) was a queer collective activist organization in canada geared towards south asian men and women whose goal was to promote a better understanding of south asian culture and values within the gay and lesbian community.