'Fight for visibility': A Kerala election like never before for the transgender community

This is the first polls to the assembly after both the CPM and Congress took revolutionary steps to accommodate the marginalised group in their ranks.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Madras High Court orders counselling to parents of lesbian couple who threatened duo

The court said the counselling should be given by a specialist who has experience in working with LGBTQI (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex) individuals.

published on : 30th March 2021

LGBT groups want equality law in Japan before Tokyo Olympics 2021

LGBTQ and other human rights activists say the momentum for the law is rising as Japan gets attention over its handling of gender equality, diversity and other human rights issues.

published on : 25th March 2021

Transgenders in Srikakulam get ID cards

Members of the transgender community in Srikakulam district have been issued government identity cards. 

published on : 25th March 2021

Activist, transman harassed for sheltering lesbian couple?

An LGBTQ activist and a transman were allegedly harassed by the Madurai police and dragged to different police stations in Chennai on Tuesday for protecting a lesbian couple.

published on : 19th March 2021

EU lawmakers to debate declaring bloc an LGBT 'freedom zone'

But the resolution to be debated Wednesday also seeks to address problems faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people across the bloc.

published on : 10th March 2021

First-of-its-kind transgender desk launched

published on : 7th March 2021

Centre opposes same-sex marriage in Delhi HC, says its recognition 'not a fundamental right'

The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that a same-sex couple cannot claim fundamental right for their marriage.

published on : 25th February 2021

Malaysian wins challenge against Islamic law banning gay sex

Critics say the climate is worsening for the gay community in Muslim-majority Malaysia, with government officials often speaking out against LGBT people.

published on : 25th February 2021

Allahabad HC reinstates home guard sacked for his homosexual orientation

Court said that display of public affection amongst LGBT members cannot be bogged down by majority perception if it does not amount to indecency or has potential to disturb public order.

published on : 10th February 2021

Lilly Singh to star in animated LGBTQ short film

The film titled "Lilly Singh's Proud Princess" is currently in pre-production. is a new network funded by actor Robert Downey Jr.

published on : 5th February 2021

Mission Shakti, transgenders to manage debris in urban local bodies of Odisha

Officials said the move will not only help in dealing with the waste but will also help in generating direct employment for many. 

published on : 3rd February 2021

Inseparable struggles

Despite technological and cultural advances, there are some things about our society that never change.

published on : 29th January 2021

Ministry of Home Affairs asks States, UTs to protect, rehabilitate transgenders

The MHA highlighted that harming or injuring or endangering the life, safety, health or well-being, whether mental or physical, of a transgender person is also a punishable offence.

published on : 23rd January 2021

‘How I Met Your Father’: The story of 'Shuddh Desi Gay', a Spotify Original in Hinglish

With the headline, we are not trying to step on anyone’s toes but quoting directly from Yogi and Kabeer, a couple who host Shuddh Desi Gay, a Spotify Original in Hinglish on the podcast.

published on : 22nd January 2021
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