contact desi lgbtq helpline: 1-908-367-3374

Trikone offers a supportive, empowering & non-judgmental environment where

LGBTQ South Asians & their allies can meet, make connections, &
proudly promote awareness & acceptance of their sexual identity.




Fremont & Oakland

  • Leena R. Kamat, Attorney at Law. Available for consultation and hire on a variety of immigration matters (H-1B Petitions, Employment and Family-Based Immigrant Petitions, Adjustment of Status, Naturalization, etc.). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Los Angeles

  • Nusrat Ventimiglia is a former Asylum Officer with years of experience interviewing and deciding asylum, credible fear, and reasonable fear claims in the Los Angeles Asylum Office. She has also processed refugee applications overseas along the Thai-Burma (Myanmar) border during her career with USCIS. Prior to working for USCIS, she worked advocating for the rights of LGBT persons in Michigan, including with regard to immigration and asylum matters. She has also represented survivors of torture in asylum proceedings, achieving a nearly 100% approval rating for her clients during her tenure. She is fluent in Hindi and Urdu and serves at the Law Office of Bassma Zebib.


San Francisco

  • Bay Area Legal Aid. Available for legal advice on matters involving Housing, Public Benefits and Health Access, Family Law and Domestic Violence, Consumer Law matters. 1035 Market Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

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