lgbtq

Celebrations go digital as India marks two years since de-criminalisation of Section 377

Celebrations marking the day have gone digital, among them being an international webinar, organised by the Indian Queers’ Collective.

published on : 7th September 2020

Gay stories to get into mainstream mags soon

Aparna Thota, who wrote mountaineer Malavath Poorna’s biography, is now on a mission to let the marginalised voices be heard in regional literature

published on : 18th July 2020

Sharing ‘coming out’ stories online

Ever since the Delhi High Court scrapped section 377 on July 2, 2009, the LGBTQIA+ community in the country has celebrated this day as the Indian Coming Out Day.

published on : 4th July 2020

While fight against pandemic continues, here's why Taiwan celebrates 'Pride March for the World'

The Taiwanese capital held its annual LGBT Pride parade on June 28, making it one of the few places in the world to proceed with such an event due to the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 29th June 2020

Matter of pride: 21 days, lifelong support

Some studies claim it takes all of 21 days to form a new habit.

published on : 17th June 2020

Trump admin revokes Obama-era healthcare protection for transgenders during LGBTQ pride month

LGBTQ groups say explicit protections are needed for people seeking sex-reassignment treatment, and even for transgender people who need care for common illnesses such as diabetes or heart problems.

published on : 13th June 2020

Bringing the ‘queen’ out

Drag shows can be a lucrative full-time job, says lawyer Ikshaku Bezbaroa about his popularity as ‘Kushboo the kween’

published on : 10th March 2020

WeWork India extends medical benefits to partners of LGBTQ employees

This step is a commitment by the company to acknowledge and celebrate diversity and inclusion among its employees through its people practices.

published on : 11th February 2020

A rainbow in black and white 

It has been ten years since the release of Venkat Prabhu’s Goa which featured prominent gay characters, and yet, few films since then have followed suit. What’s stopping our filmmakers?

published on : 30th January 2020

Love in the time of hate: Vijay Tendulkar’s MitrachiGosht has a Kannada rendition

Ondu Preetiya Kathe  by director Venkatesh Prasad explores a girl’s confusion about her sexuality and throws light on the emotional trauma that same-sex couples go through.

published on : 30th January 2020

'Queer people are persecuted minorities': Women, LGBTQ community march against CAA, NRC

Hundreds of protesters along with women rights activists including Kamla Bhasin, Shabnam Hashmi and Maya John among others walked to Jantar Mantar to launch their protest.

published on : 4th January 2020

Section 377: Chennai turns ‘gay’, celebrates pride and love

India's Supreme court gave the 'queer' their rights in a historic decision on September 6.

published on : 8th September 2018

Awareness is next step: Keshav Suri

The biggest challenge ahead is to increase representation of the LGBT community in the society through education.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377: Five people, one cause, one victorious fight

Though only one argued the case in the courtroom, the other four were involved in backroom research and made significant contributions to the arguments.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Hyderabad pride parade: LGBTQ community answers FAQs with Pride 

Members of the community elated as they believe they have been successful in creating awareness on the life of queer individuals.

published on : 19th February 2018
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