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.
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.
Daya Gayathri, a queer activist and model, speaks at Lesbian Visibility Week that started on Monday
Japan is the only country in the Group of Seven major industrialized nations where same-sex marriages are not legally recognized.
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.
The plea alleged that living conditions of transgenders are very poor and that majority of them are living in rented accommodations.
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.
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.
Members of the transgender community in Srikakulam district have been issued government identity cards.
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.
The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that a same-sex couple cannot claim fundamental right for their marriage.
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.
Officials said the move will not only help in dealing with the waste but will also help in generating direct employment for many.
Despite technological and cultural advances, there are some things about our society that never change.