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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

Section 377 verdict: SC refers to global judgments that decriminalise gay sex

CJI Misra and Justice Khanwilkar mentioned the constitutional courts of United States, Canada, South Africa, Republic of Philippines and the European Court of Human Rights.

published on : 8th September 2018

Religious groups up in arms against Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict

Some of the groups are planning to approach the top court seeking a review of the verdict.

published on : 8th September 2018

Section 377: Chennai turns ‘gay’, celebrates pride and love

India's Supreme court gave the 'queer' their rights in a historic decision on September 6.

published on : 8th September 2018

Need to look forward to the future of LGBTQ community

Nitasha Biswas, the winner of India’s first trans-beauty pageant in 2017, writes that the historic SC verdict will become a reality when society accepts the LGBTQ community with open arms.

published on : 8th September 2018

Historic start to herculean tasks after gay sex becomes legal

The verdict could give rise to a number of legal reforms that have not been discussed in it like marriage and divorce, adoption and guardianship, bank loans and inheritance.

published on : 8th September 2018

Let’s get this straight

A lot of people don’t understand what 377 entails.

published on : 8th September 2018

How a secret Facebook group for gay IIT students led to a legal battle against Section 377 in SC

The secret Facebook group was started by three queer IITians in July 2012, who wanted to create a common platform for all queer students in IIT to interact — they then joined the case against Sec 377.

published on : 7th September 2018

Anne Hathaway to receive Human Rights award

Hathaway and her husband sold their wedding photos and donated proceeds to organisations working to achieve marriage equality.

published on : 7th September 2018

'Grey's Anatomy' casts first gay male surgeon

Alex Landi will join the ABC drama in a recurring role as Dr Nico Kim in season 15, reported Deadline.

published on : 7th September 2018

LGBTQ+ community hails Supreme Court verdict

Randy Scarhol, a drag artist and model, said she is overwhelmed. “This is a landmark victory for the queer movement. However, the battle is not over.

published on : 7th September 2018
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