Resources


Human, Right?
This publication addresses Gay rights through a Human Rights perspective
Breast and Cervical Cancer
Information for women who love women
Stepping out of the Shadows
Same Sex domestic Violence in Sri Lanka
Stepping Out
For parents of children with alternate sexual orientations and gender identities
I might be Transgender
An information booklet for young persons who are questioning their gender identity
I might be Gay
An information booklet for young men who are questioning their attraction to other men
I might be Lesbian
An information booklet for young women who are questioning their attraction to other women
I might be Bisexual
An information booklet for young persons who are questioning their attraction to other men and women
Trilingual Media Guidelines
A guideline to encourage positive, responsible and accurate media reporting on LGBTIQ issues
My Rights, My Responsibility
A booklet in Sinhala, Tamil, and English, focusing on the rights and laws that affect the LGBTIQ community in Sri Lanka and which provides information on how to protect themselves when faced with rights violations of any type
My Rights, My Responsibility
Basic ideas and everyday changes that will assist you to be an admirable Ally

EQUALITY


An internationally distributed publication which reaches the LGBTIQ community and allies both at home and abroad. It is a unique, Sri Lankan LGBTIQ interest periodical that serves as a creative platform for the community, informing our readers on the issues facing LGBTIQ persons in our country, and also focusing on health and fitness, tourism, leisure, fashion, and culture.

Research Publications


Struggling against Homophobic Violence and Hate Crimes
A report on the documentation and research conducted by EQUAL GROUND from April 2010-June 2011 on violence against LB women in the rural areas
Strengthening of Legal Protection for LGBT in Sri Lanka: road to decriminalization
Situation Analysis of the laws affecting LGBTIQ persons in Sri Lanka
The LGBT Stigma and Discrimination Index of Sri Lanka
Tracking the Stigma and Discrimination faced by LGBTIQ persons in Sri Lanka
Analyzing the Culture of Transphobia
Tracking real life issues faced by Transgender persons in Sri Lanka
Mapping LGBT in Colombo, Kandy, Matara and Nuwara Eliya
A pilot study to ascertain the percentage of LGBT persons prevalent in these areas
Mapping LGBT in Colombo, Kandy, Matara and Nuwara Eliya
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer/Questioning (LGBTIQ) population in Sri Lanka are subject to legal, political and social restraints. EQUAL GROUND believes that mapping LGBTIQ identities anonymously across Sri Lanka would be an effective, safe and nonintrusive method to shed light on the hidden LGBTIQ community and their issues in Sri Lanka.
A Study on Workplace Discrimination
This study is an exploratory research to ascertain the plight of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer/Questioning (LGBTIQ) employees in Sri Lanka, from the perspectives of employed LGBTIQ persons, as well as organisational management.