Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

LGBT community


Instant justice is not the way of a civilised society

April 29, 2022 6:49 pm

V N Rai writes: The tendency of law enforcement agencies to pronounce verdicts and dispense punishment, without going through due process, signals a setback to the quest for a more humane justice system.

Pune: Advait International Queer film festival on Dec 24-25, theme is Pride and Prejudice

December 15, 2021 4:26 pm

The Foundation has also requested a statement from the Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) in support of legalising gay marriages.

Author, gay rights activist Saleem Kidwai no more: Amitav Ghosh, Devdutt Pattanaik mourn his demise

August 30, 2021 7:32 pm

Kidwai was one of the first academics to publicly speak as a member of the LGBT community

Mumbai: Over 100 transgenders inoculated at newly opened LGBT vaccination centre

August 25, 2021 7:41 am

Officials from BMC said that even those without an identity card can reach this centre to get inoculated.

A culture war between Hungary and Europe escalates over LGBT Bill

June 24, 2021 10:34 am

The law, which would ban the depiction or promotion of homosexuality to those under 18 years of age, an addition to legislation targeting pedophiles, has been approved in Hungary’s Parliament

India's first transgender international beauty queen wins Empress Earth 2021-22 title

June 05, 2021 12:07 pm

Naaz Joshi, a Delhi-based transgender female, won the title in a virtual contest

Author Naomi Wolf defends LGBT+ history book accused of inaccuracy

February 09, 2021 4:40 pm

The row over the book's accuracy has reignited questions over the historic treatment of gay men as Britain marks LGBT+ History Month and popular TV programmes such as It's A Sin shine a light on past homophobia.

Pride Month 2020: A virtual allyship challenge to celebrate LGBT+ inclusion movement

May 30, 2020 11:17 am

The challenge, which kicks off on June 1, will see a series of 21 mini-challenges spread over a period of 21 days in the month of June, also called the Global Pride Month.

My daughter taught me that motherhood is all about caring: Gauri Sawant

December 29, 2019 3:28 pm

When Gauri Sawant adopted a five-year-old girl in 2008, her only intention was to save her from getting sold into the infamous red-light area of Sonagachi in Kolkata.

To sensitise children, parents need to understand gender issues first

December 11, 2019 8:58 am

The lack of acceptance of gender diversity mainly stems from ignorance. Despite growing awareness, there remain people who continue to condemn homosexuality as a mental illness, while others ridicule anyone who behaves in a way that doesn't conform to gender stereotypes.


In Pictures: Pride month celebrations across the globe

June 07, 2021 7:00 pm

The month of June is celebrated is Pride Month across the world in support of the LGBTQ+ communities. As Covid-19 restrictions ease in some parts of the world, pride parades and celebrations are in full swing.