Curious about WHaQ! Meetings?

Curious about what happens in a WHaQ! Meeting?? Would you like to join WHaQ! but are scared about being “out there” and nervous about meeting a group of people you’ve never met before? Are you looking for other lesbian/bisexual women to talk to and get a little support from in coming out, being out, or […]

Ready to join our new Yoga batch??

Maya Outdoors is happy to announce that we will now be offering Yoga with the amazing Gin as our instructor starting in May 2017! Classes with Gin will be offered once a week starting in May as part of the general M4W membership donation (1200 Rs per year with a 300 Rs Registration Fee).  If you would […]


Join Us! – Maya for Women Membership is open! Join us! To join, please call 9632513023 or send us an email to with Membership in the subject line. M4W is excited to share with you the benefits of a membership with our Maya family: Membership privileges in M4W Programmes you are interested in Initial […]

It’s time for Pride 2015

Are you ready to be a part of the Bengaluru Pride 2015?!!  If you are please check out the list of events that can be found on the PRIDE PAGE. Hope to see you there!

Dalit Women

returnthegayze: I am in solidarity with the #DalitWomenFight march starting today in Madhya Pradesh in India! We must end all forms of violence against Dalit people, including the incredible and atrocious amount of sexual violence against Dalit women and trans people! I am yours in resistance! Spread the word.

Bangalore Pride 2014 Tentative Schedule

It’s that time of year again: time for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, trans people, other queer people and our allies to turn out for gender and sexual minority rights. This as has been a long time in the works: representatives of Good as You, WHaQ!, Sangama and other groups are working to make sure this […]


united-nations: In Vienna on Monday, Ban Ki-moon met Conchita Wurst, the Austrian winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, to highlight the importance of mutual respect and tolerance, and to raise awareness about the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community. “Conchita is promoting respect for diversity. This is a core […]

Feminist Round-Up

  You know Johann Sebastian Bach, the famous German composer? Turns out, some of his most famous pieces might have been written by his wife. This is an important piece of news because it reminds us that even if we ladies didn’t get the recognition we deserved, we were kicking ass and taking names all […]

Stand with Afghan Women

humanrightswatch: Afghanistan: Fight Rampant Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment is a major problem in Afghanistan, where women and girls have had to struggle to regain their rights after being completely shut out of education and employment during Taliban rule until their ouster in 2001. There has been significant progress in improving girls’ access to education and integrating women […]