Gayrranged Marriage

Harjeet Johal talks about his journey of coming out to his parents after he almost marries an unsuspecting girl in an arranged marriage, despite being gay.

May there be more men and women who refuse to be in sham marriages and choose to live their lives with courage and pride.


Arranged marriage doesn’t make much sense. Men marrying women they barely know is a pretty daft idea.

It makes even less sense if you are gay. Simple logic would suggest saying “no” when asked. But I, as many British Indian men, felt I had no other option but to go ahead with it. I replied “yes” instantly.

via Gay and Arranged to Marry | Commentary | The Advocate.

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