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Activists hail famous Japanese businesswoman's coming-out

Japan is largely tolerant of homosexuality but same-sex marriage is not recognised and some discrimination still exists. 

published on : 30th May 2018

Supreme Court notice to Centre on fresh pleas seeking to decriminalise homosexuality

SC issued notice on two pleas filed by LGBT rights activists Arif Jafar, Ashok Row Kavi and others including Mumbai-based NGO Humsafar Trust which fights for LGBT rights.

published on : 1st May 2018

Bengaluru’s first Kannada play on women homosexuality

The story is an adaptation of the 1981 Marathi play, Mitrachi Goshta by Vijay Tendulkar.

published on : 26th April 2018

Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea against criminalisation of homosexuality

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre on a plea filed by hotelier Kesav Suri challenging the criminalisation of gay sex between two consenting adults.

published on : 23rd April 2018

'I am gay' protests as China bans 'homosexual' content on Weibo

China's Sina Weibo said it would remove "homosexual" content from the popular microblogging platform, prompting a storm of online protests Saturday under the hashtag "I am gay".

published on : 14th April 2018

Homosexuality is still a taboo subject in our country: Raja Ramamurthy

The screenwriter of web series, America Mapillai, hopes for more dignified representation of gay characters in mainstream cinema.

published on : 24th March 2018

Indonesia lists homosexuality as 'mental disorder'

Indonesia is about to publish a medical guide where it has listed homosexuality as a mental disorder, the Health Ministry said on Friday.

published on : 2nd February 2018

'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, EU court adviser says

The term "spouse" includes same-sex partners under EU law, meaning that member states cannot deny them residence rights even if gay marriage is illegal in that country.

published on : 11th January 2018

This is what Subramanian Swamy has to say about homosexuality

The senior BJP leader was responding to the Supreme Court’s decision of re-examining the constitutional validity of Section 377, a colonial-era law reinstated in 2013, that criminalises homosexuality,

published on : 9th January 2018

LGBT activists, community, netas hail SC move to review Section 377

LGBT activists, members of the community and their supporters in political circles were elated after the Supreme Court on Monday decided to review Section 377, which criminalises unnatural sex.

published on : 9th January 2018

Section 377 criminalising gay sex to be reviewed: Transgender board hopeful about positive change

Director Transgender and Hijra Association of Bengal and Member of Transgender Board, Ranjita Singha hailed the decision of the Supreme Court to review the contentious Section 377.

published on : 8th January 2018

Section 377 review: Five events surrounding the law criminalising gay sex you need to know

The Supreme Court today announced a review of the controversial ban on gay sex, saying no one should have to live in fear because of their sexuality.

published on : 8th January 2018

Section 377: SC to refer plea seeking decriminalisation of homosexuality to larger bench

The Delhi HC struck down the law criminalising consensual same-sex relationships in 2009 but the top court overturned the decision in 2014, asking Parliament to bring a law.

published on : 8th January 2018

Margaret Court to skip Australian Open after gay uproar

The tennis great's views on homosexuality sparked calls for a boycott of the Australian Open stadium named after her.

published on : 5th January 2018

Egypt jails 14 for homosexuality

Homosexuality is not expressly outlawed in Egypt, but gays have previously been charged with debauchery in the deeply conservative Muslim society.

published on : 27th November 2017
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