New Delhi’s first LGBTI cafe will leave you hungry for moreChez Jerome – Q Cafe is the first LGBTI cafe in India’s capital, New Delhi. India’s capital, New Delhi, now has its own LGBTI cafe which along with an amazing menu will be a safe space for all people in the rainbow community.
Chez Jerome – Q Cafe has been open since late last year but word is still catching on about this unique space for LGBTI people. Chez Jerome is the brainchild of Sambhav Dehlavi who is also the head waiter and chef.
‘I want this to be a safe space for women, too, for anyone who wants to be part of an inclusive culture,’ Dehlavi told the Hindustan Times. The 27-year-old came out 10 years ago and said that tough experience has given him a great resilience. ‘We first realised about negativity when we came out of the closet. I came out when I was just 17,’ he told The Indian Express. ‘Now that I’ve come through all of it, these tiny hurdles [opposition to the cafe] feel like nothing.