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Empowering Gay Asian Men with Coach Yatin Mistry

This week, I dive deep into the story of empowerment coach, entrepreneur and author, Yatin Mistry. Join us as Yatin and I go into his story and discuss how he approaches empowering his LGBTQ clients of color.

In this episode, we cover:

  1. Yatin’s journey to identifying as a first-generation British-Indian and as a gay man

  2. The role of spirituality in coming to terms with sexuality

  3. Realizing that you have a choice in how to respond to racism and homophobia

  4. Mindset shifts and “brain muscle” practices to develop confidence and empowerment

  5. Yatin’s “kindness, necessary and honest” rule of thumb for speaking with inclusion

Yatin Mistry is an empowerment coach, entrepreneur, and author, and for over ten years he’s been helping his clients overcome personal dilemmas and professional setbacks to seize the right opportunities that will help them excel.

Get in touch with Yatin to learn more about his coaching for gay men and LGBTQ people of color:

Recommended resources for LGBT Southeast Asian people

  • NAZ Project - LGBTQ-affirming sexual health organization addressing sexual health for BAME communities. Based in the UK.

  • Naz and Matt Foundation - UK based charity supporting LGBTQI+ communities around issues of religion.

  • - Facebook group if you are Sikh and gay.

  • Southeast Asian TV and Film with LGBTQ storylines and characters. These can be helpful around conversations with family, but Yatin recommends watching these first before sharing with family since some themes may be sensitive and/or explicit. • Maryada: Lekin Kab Tak? • Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani • Dostana • Made in heaven • Satyamev Jayate • Lifestyle Asia

Learn more about me and how I help gay men like you live and love well by checking out the rest of my site and following me on Instagram and Facebook.

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Thanks! Buck


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