• Tag results for Homosexual

Brazil ruling that homosexuality is disease to be appealed 

Brazilian pop stars and gay rights activists have come out against a federal court's injunction allowing psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disease.

published on : 20th September 2017

Israel pledges law giving gays equal adoption rights

Israel's justice ministry said Sunday the government would advance legislation giving gay couples equal rights in adopting children following controversy over the issue.

published on : 17th September 2017

Tanzania Police arrest 20 over homosexual activities

Homosexuality is criminalized in Tanzania, and sex among men is punishable by jail terms ranging from 30 years to life imprisonment.

published on : 16th September 2017

Gay stigma and shame is still rife: Elton John

Singer Elton John feels sad that there is still so much "shame" and stigma around being gay.

published on : 30th July 2017

Five held in Visakhapatnam for extorting money from man over his nude video

Five men who blackmailed a homosexual youth and extorted money from him after taking his nude videos were arrested on Sunday in Visakhapatnam.

published on : 16th July 2017

16-year-old arrested in Hyderabad for sodomising boy and murdering him

A 16-year-old who had been sexually abusing young boys in his neighborhood was arrested in connection with the murder of one of his victims.  

published on : 6th July 2017

South Korean military court sentences soldier to imprisonment for homosexual act

Homosexual acts are not a crime for civilians in South Korea, but it remains a conservative and patriarchal society and does not recognise same-sex marriage.

published on : 24th May 2017

Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

Homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia but police said on Monday that those detained had violated the country's pornography laws.

published on : 22nd May 2017

South Korea presidential hopeful under fire over anti-gay comment

Moon, a former human rights lawyer of the centre-left Democratic Party, leads opinion polls by large margins before the May 9 presidential vote and has enjoyed wide support from young liberal voters.

published on : 26th April 2017

Bengaluru's St Joseph's college sacks lecturer allegedly over his homosexuality

Ashley Tellis says he was fired from St Joseph's College without any notice, after which the principal told him that the students were disturbed by his personal opinions.

published on : 9th March 2017

Russian MP calls Disney film Beauty and Beast gay propaganda

An ultra-conservative Russian lawmaker urges the culture ministry to check Disney's upcoming film Beauty and the Beast for possible breaches of a law banning gay propaganda.

published on : 4th March 2017

Tanzania threatens to publish list of gay people

The country's deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla said on Twitter that the government was investigating "the homosexuality syndicate."

published on : 18th February 2017

Karan Johar 'breathtakingly' open about sex: New York Times

The international daily's recent article paid KJo a tribute for being what he is.

published on : 17th February 2017

'Homosexual' no longer offensive, rules Italy's top court

 The word "homosexual" is now a neutral word and can no longer be considered offensive.

published on : 30th November 2016

2 teenage girls in Morocco on trial for homosexuality

The girls face between six months and three years in prison if found guilty.

published on : 25th November 2016