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Bahujan Left Front's transwoman candidate to take on the mighty in Goshamahal

After being asked and forced to quit several high-profile jobs, she found solace in fighting for a cause -- of fighting for her neglected community.

published on : 18th November 2018

Gender queer children still not visible in Bengaluru

There isn’t a single university student enrolled under the ‘others’ or third sex category in the city despite the provision being made nearly five years ago.

published on : 15th November 2018

In Mexico caravan, LGBTQ migrants stick together for safety

"Sweet little thing!" ''Baby, where you going?" ''How much do you charge?" These all-too-familiar jeers are spewed at them as they make their way with the caravan of several thousand.

published on : 13th November 2018

LGBT activist Harish Iyer to come out with memoir next year

Born in a conservative family, Iyer, who was allegedly sexually abused as a child for almost 11 years, was among the first male rape victims in the country to come out in the open to tell his story.

published on : 25th October 2018

US mulls revoking recognition of transgender people: report

It is the latest effort by President Donald Trump's administration to chip away at protections for the LGBTQ community.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message

Some youth delegates at the meeting have insisted the final document express an inclusive message to make LGBT Catholics feel welcome in a church that has often shunned them.

published on : 21st October 2018

Romanians vote on changing the definition of marriage

The Central Electoral Bureau said 7.24 percent of voters had cast a ballot by mid-morning Sunday in the two-day referendum. The vote requires a 30 percent turnout to be valid.

published on : 7th October 2018

Medical, legal aid to 'queer' at the click of a button

The LGBTQIA+ community has often faced and still faces discrimination when it comes to accessing basic healthcare and legal aid.

published on : 1st October 2018

UNHRC cites Indian apex court's ruling on gay sex, urges countries to amend laws

On September 6, a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court of India unanimously decriminalised part of the colonial law under Section 377 which criminalised consensual gay sex.

published on : 26th September 2018

Trans people were respected in our ancient Indian society

Alok Ojha, Senior Superintendent of Post Offices, lauded the judgment and called Section 377 a ‘colonial construct’.

published on : 25th September 2018

Malaysia cannot accept same-sex marriage: Mahathir Mohamad

The minister in charge of Islamic affairs also came under fire, from activists and other ruling party lawmakers, after he ordered the removal of portraits of two LGBT activists from an art exhibition.

published on : 21st September 2018

Hong Kong eases visa rules for same-sex couples

Opposite-sex couples who had entered into civil unions and civil partnerships abroad would also qualify for dependant visas under the new rules in Hong Kong.

published on : 18th September 2018

Section 377: Judgement to pave way for more pluralistic society, says senior advocate Anand Grover

The senior advocate reiterated that sex should be spoken about openly in schools as well for people to start a dialogue on this.

published on : 14th September 2018

Fans removed from Dua Lipa's Shanghai concert for 'waving LGBT flags'

Videos from the gig, available on social media, showed staff security dragging fans out of the crowd while the "New Rules" singer was performing on stage.

published on : 14th September 2018

Kerala, Uttar Pradesh top list of states with Section 377 cases: NCRB data

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, as many as 2,195 gay sex cases were registered under Section 377 in 2016, 1,347 in 2015 and 1,148 cases in 2014.

published on : 10th September 2018
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