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Wednesday, June 29, 2022



Chef Ranveer Brar on essaying a gay character in Modern Love Mumbai: 'After shooting intimate scenes, it became a cakewalk'

June 20, 2022 10:31 am

Pride Month 2022: "In my first restaurant in the US, we had 18 members from the LGBTQ+ community," Ranveer revealed

From a sex worker to a pioneer in decriminalising homosexuality, here’s the story of Akkai Padmashali

June 13, 2022 7:17 am

Born in Bengaluru, Akkai Padmashali (38) grew up in challenging circumstances dotted with fear.

'Demonstrate LGBTQ views in a society where it is accepted': Qatar official ahead of FIFA World Cup

April 16, 2022 12:21 pm

Senior Qatari leader Major General Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Ansari said he is against the overt promotion of LGBTQ freedoms.

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.

How Saleem Kidwai brought Indian history of same-sex love to light

September 06, 2021 7:21 pm

His mobilisation of LGBTQIA+ community into a movement for freedom, as well as his literary achievements, especially in translating Urdu works, are admirable

Pushing the boundary

October 23, 2020 12:07 am

Pope’s remarks on same-sex civil unions illustrate how work of tolerance can sometimes proceed without confrontation.

'No change in stand on homosexuality': Kerala Catholic body after Pope Francis' civil union endorsement

October 22, 2020 9:50 pm

In a radical shift, Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for á feature-length documentary.

Out and equal

September 18, 2020 8:42 am

In a young democracy, to pit so-called eternal values against individual liberties does disservice to both society and law.

Tathagata Ghosh’s Miss Man addresses homophobia through the story of a man discovering his sexuality

July 25, 2020 3:46 pm

After global film festivals, Miss Man will show online at Kashish 2020 Virtual today and in the Oscars-qualifying BISFF in August

Be celibate or leave the priesthood, Pope Francis tells gay priests

December 03, 2018 7:43 am

Pope Francis said in the book that homosexuality in the Church "is something that worries me".


Celebrations erupt as Supreme Court decriminalises consensual gay sex

September 09, 2018 7:08 am

In a historical verdict, the Supreme Court decriminalised gay sex between consenting adults.


Sec 377 profiles: I wrote about my male crushes in my diary and one day my mother read it all

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

INTERVIEW: Debottam Saha, an IITian and a petitioner in the section 377 case tells us, among other things, what he hopes the verdict will change.

Manish Paul, Sikander Kher raise eyebrows with impromptu kiss

February 18, 2016 3:18 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Manish Paul is well known for his impromptu acts and he gave yet another example by kissing his ‘Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive’ co-star Sikander Kher during an interview.The actor, who was present in the national capital to promote the sequel of 2010 film ‘Tere Bin Laden’, was asked if he would like to do a film based on homosexuality `Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive` is an upcoming comedy film directed by Abhishek Sharma.Ali Zafar, who was the lead of the prequel, has been replaced by Manish Paul. The film also stars Sikander Kher and Pradhuman Singh.The film is scheduled to release on February 26.