Turkey's LGBTQ community dread future under Erdogan
The Islamic-rooted leader constantly railed against LGBTQ people on the campaign trail, accusing them of threatening traditional family values and calling them "perverse".
Target latest company to be targeted for LGBTQ+ support, pulls some Pride month clothing
Target said that customers knocked down Pride displays at some stores, angrily approached workers and posted threatening videos on social media from inside the stores.
Europe's top court condemns Romania for violating gay couples' rights
In Romania, an EU member since 2007, homosexuality was decriminalised only in 2001, but the country still bars marriage and civil partnerships for same-sex couples.
Using ‘he/him,’ ‘she/her’ in emails got 2 dorm directors fired at small New York Christian college
Their former employer, Houghton University, wanted them to drop the identifiers in line with a new policy for email formats implemented in September. Both refused and were fired.
Meet Padma Lakshmi, the first transgender lawyer of Kerala
In conversation with the 27-year-old lawyer from Kochi who has made helping the marginalised her life mission.
Taiwan expands adoption rights for same-sex couples
Taiwan is at the vanguard of Asia's burgeoning LGBTQ rights movement, becoming the first place in the region to legalise marriage equality in 2019.
'Terribly sad': China's leading LGBTQIA+ advocacy group closes down
'Beijing LGBT+ Center was basically the last major, long-running organisation standing after waves of crackdowns,' Jinghua Qian said.
French LGBTQ group sees homophobic attacks on rise
Reports of discrimination included estate agents refusing to sell or rent to LGBTQ couples or families, and public spaces like shops and libraries refusing entry to non-binary or trans individuals.
Same-sex marriage: Will form panel to address concerns of couples, centre tells SC
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the petitioners can give their suggestions on the issue of exploring what administrative steps can be taken in this regard.
Consider leaving questions raised in same-sex marriage pleas to Parliament: Centre to SC
"The real question is who would take a call on what constitutes marriage and between whom," Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said on the fifth day of hearing.
Group of over 400 parents of LGBTQIA++ writes to CJI, seek marriage equality for their kids
The letter by 'Sweekar-The Rainbow Parents,' is a group formed by the parents of Indian LGBTQIA++ who are urging that the right to 'marriage equality' be granted.
Bar Council of India passes resolution opposing same-sex marriage recognition
Without providing any data to back its claim, the BCI alleged that "99.9 per cent of people were opposed" to the idea of same-sex marriage in the country.
The rights being sought to marry, have children & inherit: LGBTQIA+ cry from heart to SC
One of the petitioner has expanded the ambit of his plea requesting conferment of rights consequent to marriage including adoption, succession and inheritance.
Want votes? Support same-sex marriage, political parties told
He also mentioned that they wanted to adopt a girl child, and legalisation of same sex marriage will take them one step closer to realising that wish.
Are binary spouses necessary for marriage, asks SC on same-sex marriage
The bench said the law provides a framework for the concept of marriage and it is broad enough to take care of later developments such as same-sex relationships.
Leading global scientists urge Uganda’s president to veto anti-LGBTQ bill: Report
The letter has been signed by 15 leading scientists around the world, from countries including South Africa, the United States, Canada, the UK, Kenya, and Australia.
'We have no place': LGBTQ Saudis forced into exile
Under Saudi law, homosexuality is an offence potentially punishable by death, but rights groups say it is hard to determine the extent to which authorities enforce it.
State can't discriminate individual based on sexual characteristic: SC on same-sex marriage
Senior advocate, K V Viswanathan, who also represented one of the petitioners, said branding the petitioners as "urban elitist" showed an "absolute lack of grace."
Recognize same-sex marriages to help us lead dignified lives like heterosexuals: Petitioners to SC
The petitioners urged the top court to use its plenary power, "prestige and moral authority" to push the society to acknowledge such a union.
Won't go into personal laws; 'notion of man, woman not absolute' based on genitals: SC on same-sex marriage
Terming the issue involved in the pleas as "complex", the bench asked the lawyers appearing in the matter to advance arguments on the Special Marriage Act, a religion neutral statue.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test