Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

gay rights


Explained: How Singapore is walking a tight rope decriminalising gay sex

August 22, 2022 8:30 pm

While Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said it was time to repeal the law, he maintained that it would be done in a way that does not amend the constitution to allow same-sex marriage.

Singapore will decriminalise sex between men: PM Lee Hsien Loong

August 22, 2022 9:16 am

But he added the government had no intention of changing the city-state's legal definition of marriage - that is, between a man and a woman.

When Harry met Santa: Norwegian Christmas ad celebrates gay rights anniversary

November 26, 2021 4:37 pm

In the nearly four-minute film called 'When Harry met Santa' - a nod to the 1989 romantic comedy 'When Harry met Sally...' starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan -- Harry spots Santa delivering gifts to his home.

'Gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights': Hillary Clinton

November 23, 2021 10:55 pm

Clinton has been a crusader of human rights

US Navy launches ship named for gay rights leader Harvey Milk

November 07, 2021 8:54 am

The replenishment oiler USNS Harvey Milk slid down the shipyard ways after a bottle of champagne was smashed on the bow by former Navy officer Paula M. Neira, clinical programme director for the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health.

‘What have we done with democracy?’ A decade on, Arab spring gains wither

October 11, 2021 12:33 pm

The decade that followed, during which Tunisians adopted a new constitution, gained freedom of speech and voted in free and fair elections, brought Bousselmi its own rewards.

‘They have no one’: At 88, a transgender icon combats loneliness among seniors

April 03, 2021 8:51 am

For older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, who came of age in a different era and might have been rejected by their relatives, the isolation can be even worse

‘I didn’t find any reference to gay Indian art history’

January 03, 2021 12:48 pm

Photographer Sunil Gupta on documenting LGBTQ+ culture across the globe and his ongoing retrospective in London

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion

June 24, 2019 8:49 am

Leslie spoke about his work as a curator, and what has changed culturally over the past 50 years.

'Sickening, misogynistic attack': Twitterati incensed after assault on lesbian couple in London

June 08, 2019 5:58 pm

"This lesbian couple was beaten up by a group of men because they refused to kiss for their entertainment. This is a hate crime. They are not men. They are a bunch of chauvinistic, misogynistic homophobes," tweeted a Twitter user.


Thousands throng Mumbai's Azad Maidan in solidarity with Queer Azadi March

February 03, 2020 7:35 am

Thousands gathered at Azad Maidan on Saturday for Mumbai Pride Solidarity gathering. The annual LGBT Pride Parade scheduled for February 1 at August Kranti Maidan was cancelled Tuesday after an anonymous message was circulated over the weekend linking it to a protest against the CAA and the proposed nationwide NRC.