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Daniel Mendonca: The intersex social worker who campaigned for the first gender-neutral toilet in an Indian college

An intersex person, Daniel is now a social worker, working towards the upliftment of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

published on : 23rd February 2019

Treating taboo with patience and perseverance

The more you inquire the more you learn.

published on : 22nd February 2019

Tennis veteran Martina Navratilova dumped by LGBT group over transphobic comments

In an article for a British newspaper, Navratilova had written that it was 'cheating' to allow transgender women to compete in women's sport as they have unfair physical advantages.

published on : 21st February 2019

Children raise voices against discrimination, gender, caste

The LSR volunteers had training modules to teach the children and covered aspects such as identity and their variance in public and private spaces.

published on : 18th February 2019

Today, Hyderabad celebrates love with pride

To mark the occasion, a pub in Hitech City has gone all out to welcome persons of the community, making special arrangements for couples who have for long been in the closet.

published on : 14th February 2019

Celebrating Love

The heart is no longer just red. Post the decriminalisation of Section 377 on September 6, 2018, it comprises colours that define the LGBTQIA+ society.

published on : 14th February 2019

Online platform gives space for rainbow colours

The platform provides a medium wherein the community can connect, interact with the global community, seek counsel and explore job opportunities

published on : 12th February 2019

Indian-Americans lead campaign against nomination of Neomi Rao

If confirmed by the United States Senate, Rao, 45, would be the second Indian-American after Sree Srinivasan in this powerful court, which is considered a step below the US Supreme court.

published on : 5th February 2019

Iran hangs man in public over homosexuality, rape charges

Sexual relationship between members of the same sex is illegal in Iran as any sexual act outside a heterosexual marriage is forbidden.

published on : 3rd February 2019

'Surprise date' with Rahul Gandhi for students as Congress chief gives personal touch to party outreach

The meeting was informally structured with Gandhi hearing the new age voters on their priorities for themselves and their countrymen.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Indian-American Tulsi Gabbard running for US presidency apologizes for her past statement on LGBTQ

Gabbard, 37, the first Hindu elected to US Congress and a four-time Democratic lawmaker, last week announced she will run for President in 2020.

published on : 18th January 2019

Kevin Hart apologises for homophobic tweets again; Chris Rock won't host Oscars 

The controversy over using gay slurs in his past Twitter posts led Hart to step down as the emcee of Academy Awards 2019, after apologising for his comments.

published on : 8th January 2019

Proud that India has taken a step forward: Sonam on LGBTQI rights

Sonam Ahuja says she is a huge advocate for LGBTQI rights, and hopes to see a world without labels one day.

published on : 30th December 2018

Officials refuse to register same-sex marriage in Uttar Pradesh, tells women law doesn't allow such unions

The Supreme Court in September decriminalised gay sex but the law doesn't allow same-sex marriage.

published on : 29th December 2018

Five reasons why the LGBTQIA+ community finds the Transgender Bill 2018 offensive and undemocratic

Grace Banu, a Dalit transgender activist, speaks about the 'most offensive' features in this Bill.

published on : 27th December 2018
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