A prominent LGBT activist in India, Pawan talked to me in my hotel room in Kolkata just recently, about a range of issues, but the social discrimination that comes with caste – exclusive to India – and class, which affects us profoundly in the West, came to the fore. This is a chance to hear about how another culture sees and responds to LGBT issues, and how the essence of religious mythology often lies behind essential attitudes we all have, and think are real.