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'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

UEFA Women's Euro 2022: Swedish defender Magdalena Eriksson, a 'role model' for LGBT community

The couple also appeared with other female footballers in Elle Magazine as this summer's tournament kicked off.

published on : 26th 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

A suicide that made Rural Medical Practitioner from Andhra Pradesh's Nandyal fight for LGBTQs

When Pidisala Vijay Kumar was studying high school in Nandyal town, his relative, who was a gay, was ridiculed and ostracised, leading to his death by suicide.

published on : 24th July 2022

Journalist Lynne O'Donnell, detained by Taliban for her reporting, spared after 'forced apology'

O'Donnell was the Afghanistan bureau head for the Agence France-Presse wire service and the Associated Press between 2009 and 2017, according to her biography on the Foreign Policy website.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Epic anger in Manimekalai

Sattanar’s story from circa the second or third century CE is an action-packed tale with many sub-plots, a curious cast of characters and a methodical comparison of the major Indian doctrines.

published on : 18th July 2022

Bhutan's trailblazing beauty queen Tashi Choden speaks up for LGBTQ community

The 23-year-old -- who lost both her parents by the time she was 14 -- said she came out last June, on International Pride Day, after "a lot of research and introspection".

published on : 13th July 2022

'Kaali' row: MP home minister to write to Twitter to check messages hurting religious sentiments

Mishra told reporters that the MP government will also write to the Centre to issue a lookout circular against Canada-based film-maker Leena Manimekalai.

published on : 7th July 2022

Twitter removes filmmaker Leena Manimekalai's 'Kaali' poster tweet 

"This Tweet from @LeenaManimekali has been withheld in India in response to a legal demand," read a message in place of the original post. It is unknown when the tweet was taken down.

published on : 7th July 2022

Inclusion at the workplace still a distant dream for the LGBTQIA+

From recruitment to employment, Bengaluru & Chennai-based members of the LGBTQIA+ community lay bare their struggles and expectations to ensure inclusivity in the office.

published on : 7th July 2022

Kaali poster row: Indian High Commission urges Canadian authorities to withdraw 'provocative material'

The statement issued by the High Commission of India in Ottawa on Monday said that it had received complaints from leaders of the Hindu community in Canada.

published on : 5th July 2022

Madras HC closes plea alleging illegal detention of gay partner

A Bench comprising Justices PN Prakash and R Vijayakumar, upon interviewing the teenager, said it was satisfied that he was not in illegal custody.

published on : 2nd July 2022

'Right to live self-determined life fundamental: Germany to make legal gender change easier

Under the new "self-determination" law, it would suffice for an adult applicant to go to their local registry office and simply declare the change they wish to make on official documents.

published on : 30th June 2022

Man from Kerala claims gay partner detained illegally

Abbas (name changed on request of anonymity) stated in his petition that he and his partner Arun (name changed) have been in a relationship for the past seven months.

published on : 30th June 2022

'Not a religious person': Chris Pratt on allegations of attending anti-LGBTQ church

The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star stressed that he never attended the church and he is not a 'religious person' either.

published on : 29th June 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

Pride parades on across US amid fears over erosion of hard-won freedoms

Celebrations are now global, taking place throughout the year in multiple countries, with many of the biggest parades taking place in June. One of the world’s largest, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, was held J

published on : 26th June 2022

Queer Made Weekend: A Pride-worthy celebration in Delhi

Apart from a plethora of businesses to shop from, the event is also providing a platform to musicians and singers to perform for the audience.

published on : 26th June 2022

Madurai: LGBTQ cultural fest held for first time to mark pride month

Activists and participants from several districts took part.  

published on : 26th June 2022

Democrats vow to help women who must travel for abortions

The governors also pledged to "protect against judicial and local law enforcement cooperation with out-of-state investigations, inquiries and arrests" regarding abortions performed in their states.

published on : 25th June 2022
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