It’s still not legal to be gay in India, in spite of having a very real LGBT community.

Despite there being high-profile gay celebs, an openly gay royal prince in the country and LGBT themes in Bollywood, the country has been slow on changing its laws.

 Now the reality of being gay in India’s biggest city, Mumbai, has been captured in a new ‘bookazine’.

Elska Magazine features gay guys from the city, not models, with their raw and real stories.

These are 11 gay guys living in India.