Madras HC tells cops to protect, not harass queer woman fleeing kin

The issue pertains to a plea moved by a queer woman who was forcibly married to a male by her parents when she was 17 years old.

published on : 7th July 2021

Allyship, representation and queer pride 

Large corporates also take over Pride to establish the “wokeness” of their brands. The LGBTQIA+ community becomes the cultural capital to score brownie points with

published on : 29th June 2021

A big push for LGBTQIA storytelling

Pratilipi has put up LGBTQIA stories to mark the Pride Month and communicate a powerful message of inclusivity.

published on : 25th June 2021

Kubbra Sait curates session for LGBTQIA+ community members  

Actor Kubbra Sait has curated an interactive online session called LGBTQIA+ For Dummies, wherein she interviews four prominent members from the community.

published on : 8th June 2021

'Provide gender-neutral bathrooms': Madras HC judge counsels on LGBTQIA+ issues

The court issued guidelines to the State and Union government to ensure the protection of LGBTQIA+ persons in consensual relationships, including to ban conversion therapy.

published on : 7th June 2021

Pride Unboxed: AKU's - The Brrgrr Co launches 'Build Your Own Burger' on their menu

Patrons can avail these options through takeaway and delivery via Zomato, as well as the website (

published on : 2nd June 2021

Homosexuality still an ‘unnatural offence’

The idea to move legally came after they received a call in their 24 X 7 helpline.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Rights group urges Japan government to update law on changing gender

The Japanese public has slowly shown increased support and awareness of sexual diversity, but there are still a lack of legal protections for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender peopl

published on : 25th 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

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

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

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

A class apart

For decades, there have been debates on the purported democratic nature of fast fashion.

published on : 5th January 2021

In 2018, gender-fluid fashion dominated Indian runways and how!

Queer style is all about nonconformity which aims to break the gender binary rules of the society through clothing and stage a silent protest.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Section 377: Congress hails, other netas cautious

Other political parties like CPI (M), CPI and AAP limited themselves to single sentence responses.

published on : 6th September 2018