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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.

‘The law is not neutral or stable’

June 02, 2019 6:08 am

Danish Sheikh on his new play, how being a lawyer informs his craft, and the victory against Section 377

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell

May 14, 2019 10:30 pm

Australian political leaders' religious views are rarely raised in election campaigns, which have long been regarded as a strictly secular argument over who should govern.

At first pride march after landmark ruling, focus shifts to marriage, adoption

November 26, 2018 1:34 am

Among the colourful costumes, rainbow-coloured balloons and flags, were posters reading ‘Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy’.

Delhi: Women in relationship say fear for safety, HC gives police protection

October 02, 2018 2:18 am

The HC said the police should ensure that “no damage is caused to their life and limb”. Following the HC order, the women have been put in a safe house at Shahdara.

Australia's ruling party meets to resolve gay marriage rift

August 07, 2017 10:45 am

Malcolm Turnbull supports gay marriage and initially opposed the plebiscite concept. But he agreed to maintain the government's plebiscite policy in a deal with the most conservative lawmakers in his party when he replaced Abbott as prime minister in September 2015 due to Abbott's poor opinion polling.

US Supreme Court to hear baker's religious objection to making cake for gay couple

June 26, 2017 8:16 pm

The dispute is one of several similar cases around the United States pressed by Christian conservatives who object to gay marriage and argue they should not be forced to violate their religious beliefs by providing certain services to same-sex couples.

British gay woman denied spousal visa, launches rights appeal in Hong Kong

June 15, 2017 2:23 pm

QT came to Hong Kong in 2011 after she entered into a civil partnership with a woman known as "SS" in Britain. SS was moving to Hong Kong for a new job. But QT was denied a dependant visa and was given instead a visitor visa, which does not allow her to work.

Disappointed with India for voting against gay rights: US

March 28, 2015 6:10 pm

US Ambassador to India Richard Verma talked about Strategic Plus Partnership between India and the US.


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.