LGBTQ

US restores transgender health protections denied by former President Donald Trump

It marked the latest step by President Joe Biden to advance the rights of gay and transgender people across society, from military service, to housing, to employment opportunities.

published on : 11th May 2021

'Love Wins': German Catholics to bless gay unions despite Vatican ban

The dozens of church services celebrating blessings of gay unions are the latest escalation in tensions between conservatives and progressives that have already sparked alarm.

published on : 10th May 2021

Why we need to talk more about LGBTQ relationships

Daya Gayathri, a queer activist and model, speaks at Lesbian Visibility Week that started on Monday

published on : 28th April 2021

Japan's Olympic chief Seiko Hashimoto marks pride week with LGBTQ event

Japan is the only country in the Group of Seven major industrialized nations where same-sex marriages are not legally recognized.

published on : 27th April 2021

More than 400 businesses including Tesla, Pfizer, Amazon, back LGBTQ rights act

Among the bill’s opponents is the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which has said it could force church halls and facilities to host functions that violate their beliefs.

published on : 27th April 2021

SC notice to Centre, others on plea raising issue of discrimination against transgenders

The plea alleged that living conditions of transgenders are very poor and that majority of them are living in rented accommodations.

published on : 12th April 2021

'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

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

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

Lilly Singh to star in animated LGBTQ short film

The film titled "Lilly Singh's Proud Princess" is currently in pre-production. Pocket.watch 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
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