LGBTQI

Palakkad temple denies permission for wedding of transgender couple

Neelankrishna and Adwaika who are employed in the Finmart branch in Kollengode said that they had a right to marry and live together like the members of all communities.

published on : 24th November 2022

Queer chronicles on the silver screen

Organised by Orinam and Goethe-Institut, in collaboration with Nirangal Charitable Trust and SAATHII, CIQFF 2022 has 22 films from eight countries  

published on : 9th November 2022

WATCH | Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Argentina reveal they are married with sweet video

Fabiola Valentín of Puerto Rico and Mariana Valera of Argentina met at the Miss Grand International competition in Thailand in 2020, where they represented their countries.

published on : 4th November 2022

Human Rights Watch reports jail beatings of LGBTQ community before Qatar World Cup

Members of the LGBTQ community are being arbitrarily detained and abused ahead of the World Cup next month.

published on : 24th October 2022

No shelter home for LGBTQI+, DCW seeks action

There are no single shelter homes in Delhi for transgenders, stated DCW in its notice and asked for details on the pending proposal.

published on : 25th September 2022

Future Generali offers health cover to LGBTQIA+, live-in partners

The policy features 11 sum insured options for customers, ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 100 lakh -- and protects a maximum of 15 family members.

published on : 6th September 2022

LGBTQIA+ glossary a big step forward

One must read the Tamil Nadu government’s notification of a Tamil glossary on appropriate language to be used for the community in this context. 

published on : 30th August 2022

Tamil Nadu issues G.O. on LGBTQIA+ glossary

A copy of the G.O. dated August 20, 2022 was submitted before Justice N Anand Venkatesh. 

published on : 24th August 2022

Tamil Nadu govt releases glossary on addressing LGBTQ persons, check it out here

The HC noted that visual and print media must take note of the notification and address the persons belonging to community by using only the notified terms wherever required.

published on : 23rd August 2022

VH1 renews Emmy-winning series 'RuPaul's Drag Race' for season 15

'We never take for granted the opportunity we've been given to showcase drag excellence and tell authentic queer stories,' award-winning host RuPaul said.

published on : 16th August 2022

'Anything’s Possible' film review: Worth a watch, but...

Anything’s Possible shows a lot of heart, especially when it comes to matters of representation.

published on : 31st July 2022

Transpersons policy to be finalised in four weeks, TN government tells HC

The State government on Monday informed the Madras High Court that a draft policy for transpersons was being circulated to various government departments and will be finalised in four weeks.

published on : 26th July 2022

Strides of pride at the Chennai Rainbow Pride Parade 2022

The last two years have been witness to some major developments for the community and there is much to celebrate, deliberate and change, but for yesterday, love and acceptance stood tall.

published on : 27th June 2022

Amazon India dedicates month to LGBTQIA community, designs special tape to seal delivery boxes

The e-commerce company said that it has dedicated the entire month of June to LGBTQIA+ -- a term used to refer people of gender-neutral community.

published on : 10th June 2022

Return of rainbow revelry

In association with the Tamil Nadu Rainbow Coalition, several organisations and activists have planned events to celebrate Pride month offline, after two years

published on : 9th June 2022

Bringing queer narratives to the big screen

Presented in a hybrid format, this film festival is showcasing more than 150 films that focus on diverse stories from the LGBTQ+ community.

published on : 6th June 2022

Saying it out loud

Emotion-filled voices, rhythmic finger-snapping, and enthusiastic clapping greeted us when we entered Yellow Lights Media at Shahpur Jat on Sunday.

published on : 6th June 2022

Paving a way for inclusion, DU alumni's The Queer Muslim Project

We try to ensure that those who have lived a life like this get authorship and agency,” Rahman explains. 

published on : 4th June 2022

The cost of societal oblivion

I wouldn’t speak of my condition with anyone, avoid interacting with my peers and not step out once I returned home. 

published on : 5th May 2022

Retelling stories with pride

Yash Sharma a 23-year-old student at Delhi School of Social Work, decided to come out as gay to his parents in early 2020.

published on : 30th April 2022
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