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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

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

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

Section 377 ruling: What the judges said

The right to life and liberty would encompass the right to sexual autonomy, and freedom of expression. Sexual orientation is not a matter of choice.

published on : 7th September 2018

Awareness is next step: Keshav Suri

The biggest challenge ahead is to increase representation of the LGBT community in the society through education.

published on : 7th September 2018

A strong anti-discriminatory law is need of the hour: LGBTQI community

One of the petitioners at SC had shared the story of how he could not pursue his career in IAS out of fear of losing his job if someone found out about his sexual orientation.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: It’s a very progressive step, say IIT petitioners from Telugu states

However, the Telugu petitioners have been quite reluctant about the kind of response they may receive back home.

published on : 7th September 2018

LGBTQ in city heave a sigh of relief

Lauding the decision, many said that they were able to “breathe again” and “felt free.” “I never thought this would happen in my lifetime,” said Harish Subramanian, a member of the community.

published on : 7th September 2018

For almost 20 years, I have been dreaming of this verdict: LGBTQ Activist

The SC verdict will prove to be the start of a new journey for us. Finally, I am not a criminal,” said Faisal, an LGBTQ activist in Kochi.

published on : 7th September 2018
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