LGBT

Madurai: LGBTQ cultural fest held for first time to mark pride month

Activists and participants from several districts took part.  

published on : 26th June 2022

Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

The governors also pledged to "protect against judicial and local law enforcement cooperation with out-of-state investigations, inquiries and arrests" regarding abortions performed in their states.

published on : 25th June 2022

Kerala Muslim groups intensify campaign against gender politics, homosexuality

Social media activist Ashkar Lessirey’s face turned red when he received an Amazon India dispatch, which carried the colour of the flag of the LGBTQ community on the wrapper.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Disney axed 'Lightyear' screening after refusing to cut gay scenes: Malaysia

The Pixar animated feature has a scene that shows a brief kiss between a lesbian couple.

published on : 17th June 2022

Embracing diversity with every step

The month of June is celebrated as Pride Month worldwide. 

published on : 17th June 2022

People today may not accept straight actors playing gay men: Tom Hanks

American actor Tom Hanks played an LGBTQ character in Jonathan Demme's 1993 legal drama 'Philadelphia' and won the Oscar and a Golden Globe for his performance.

published on : 16th June 2022

Ravaged rainbow

Forced counselling, isolation, torture, hormone injections... queer people are traumatised with illegal ‘treatment’ practices

published on : 16th June 2022

A vision for a queer-friendly world

Anjali Gopalan talks about the road ahead for queer rights in India and the work Naz Foundation has been doing in this space

published on : 13th June 2022

Celebrating love and all its hues 

Spectrum'22' is an event organised by Sab Aware, a student-run organisation founded by Delhi University’s Tanisha Bhasin.

published on : 12th June 2022

Judge stops Texas state from investigating families of trans kids

The ruling comes about a month after the Texas Supreme Court had allowed the state to investigate parents of transgender youth for child abuse.

published on : 11th June 2022

'Tales for Tweens', a collection of open-source stories, targets taboo through positive tales

Deepak Dennison taps on the rich resources of open-source stories to offer narratives on diversity and inclusivity for children through his book 'Tales for Tweens'.

published on : 11th June 2022

Amazon India dedicates month to LGBTQIA community, designs special tape to seal delivery boxes

The e-commerce company said that it has dedicated the entire month of June to LGBTQIA+ -- a term used to refer people of gender-neutral community.

published on : 10th June 2022

Return of rainbow revelry

In association with the Tamil Nadu Rainbow Coalition, several organisations and activists have planned events to celebrate Pride month offline, after two years

published on : 9th June 2022

Bringing queer narratives to the big screen

Presented in a hybrid format, this film festival is showcasing more than 150 films that focus on diverse stories from the LGBTQ+ community.

published on : 6th June 2022

Saying it out loud

Emotion-filled voices, rhythmic finger-snapping, and enthusiastic clapping greeted us when we entered Yellow Lights Media at Shahpur Jat on Sunday.

published on : 6th June 2022
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