• Tag results for LGBTQ

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

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

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

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

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
1 2 3 4 5 >