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Singapore court to hear legal challenges on gay sex ban

November 12, 2019 5:10 pm

Like many other former British colonies, Singapore has retained an old law that criminalizes gay sex, which was scrapped by India in a landmark court ruling last year to give a boost to LGBT+ rights.

NYC pride parade is one of largest in movement's history

July 01, 2019 8:46 am

Marchers and onlookers took over much of midtown Manhattan with a procession that lasted hours and paid tribute to the uprising that began at the tavern when patrons resisted officers on June 28, 1969.

Give us our basic rights and equality: LGBTQ activist and director of Outcast by Birth

June 26, 2019 9:06 am

The 25-year-old independent filmmaker talks about the film, what the Pride Month means to her and what needs to be done to ensure that voices from the community are no longer ignored.

Start with education system for change, says intersex activist

June 06, 2019 9:18 am

Madurai-based Gopi Shankar’s work inspires court to direct Tamil Nadu govt to order a ban on sex reassignment surgeries on intersex children

Colombians stage kiss-a-thon in support of LGBT rights

April 18, 2019 8:09 am

The ``kiss-a-thon'' was held just days after two gay men in their early 20s were harassed at the Andino shopping center by a man who pushed the couple, screamed profanities at them and accused them of fondling each other in front of a group of children.

Law behind closed doors

January 15, 2019 12:17 am

An exhibition explores if India’s queer community has actually benefitted from their new-found legal freedom

A question for General

January 14, 2019 12:10 am

Can the Indian Army afford to lag behind society on gender equality and gay sex? Can it refuse to heed the call of history?

Holiday hiring in Brazil reaches out to transgender community

December 05, 2018 8:19 am

The hiring campaign draws attention to the difficulties confronting transgender Brazilians, who, despite recent decisions from the nation's top court recognizing trans rights, regularly face violence and discrimination.

LGBTQI: Books that teach your child about gender fluidity

September 06, 2018 12:30 pm

What happens when the child fails to identify with his or her own gender or begins exploring its fluidity? Here are some of the books that address these issues, which can help parents and children understand gender better.

VIDEO: LGBT super choir sings outside UK parliament ahead of Brexit Bill votes

June 12, 2018 6:56 pm

A performance was organized ahead of the EU Withdrawal Bill votes. The choir urged MPs to safeguard key human rights and equal protection rights for those belonging to the LGBTQIA community.