Gay Dictionary Sinhala
How to say gay in Sinhala
Below is the word of our Sinhala Gay Dictionary that we will expand in new editions. If you know any more, please, contact us. But first some information about the language and where it is spoken.
Sinhalese or Sinhala is the Indo-European language spoken by the Sinhalese, the majority ethnic group of Sri Lanka, by about 16 million people.
Although homosexual behavior in the pre-colonial era was normalized, at present the situation of the LGBT community of Sri Lanka is not good, since the current legislation, inherited from British law, condemns the anal intercourse “against nature” up to 10 years in prison. However, given the international pressures they have adopted anti-discrimination legislation and under certain difficult conditions and sex reassignment of transsexuals is allowed.
In spite of verbal and physical aggressions denounced by the LGBT community, not without difficulties on the part of the authorities, since 2005 the Colombo Pride is celebrated, first as a private event of artistic, musical and debate activities, and gradually more open celebrating a bus parade.