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Explained: Why has LGBT+cryptocurrency maricoin whipped up controversy?

January 26, 2022 5:52 pm

But few recent launches of virtual currencies have provoked as much debate as the maricoin, which its founders billed as the world’s first LGBT+ cryptocurrency and rolled out for a pilot test in Madrid on Dec. 31.

Israel eases restrictions on blood donations by gay men

August 19, 2021 6:02 pm

Until Thursday, men seeking to donate blood in Israel were asked whether they had same-sex relations in the past 12 months, a category that would disqualify them from giving.

Explained: Why a key NASA telescope is at the centre of a LGBT debate

August 03, 2021 1:29 pm

Before the infrared James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) launches, NASA has an important decision to make — whether to rename the $8.8-billion telescope. 

Thousands march in Hungary Pride parade to oppose LGBT law

July 25, 2021 9:57 am

The march came after a controversial law passed by Hungary's parliament in June prohibited the display of content to minors that depicts homosexuality or gender change.

Hungary fines bookshop for selling picture book depicting LGBT families

July 09, 2021 4:33 pm

A Reuters report states the distributor has been fined 250,000 forints (£600) "under a law that bans unfair trade practices" 

Pride Month: Sandip Roy, Parmesh Shahani, Vivek Tejuja and Ruth Vanita recommend books to read

June 23, 2021 4:09 pm

For Pride Month -- celebrated every year in the month of June -- four authors list books for those wanting to familiarise themselves with LGBTQ+ literature

Explained: Why Hungary has banned LGBT content from school curriculum

June 21, 2021 11:59 am

The latest Hungarian legislation outlaws disseminating information meant for children which is considered to promote homosexuality or gender change.

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

Turkey's LGBT+ endure brutal attacks amid Erdogan reign

March 17, 2021 6:28 pm

Transgender people in Turkey frequently face violent attacks that go unpunished. LGBT+ activists are demanding more justice and safety, amid a political system that fosters a hostile environment.

Anticipating trouble, Pune pride organisers mull action

December 17, 2020 6:29 pm

The tenth edition of the march, usually held in June, could not be organised this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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.

LGBT activists celebrate after SC refers Section 377 to Constitution Bench

February 02, 2016 6:58 pm

LGBT rights activist hug each other after Supreme Court referred the Section 377 curative petition to a five judge Constitution Bench for further examination.

LGBT community members, supporters march in Delhi

December 01, 2014 12:02 pm

Members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community take part in a Gay Pride Parade in New Delhi

Celina Jaitley, Imran Khan stand up for LGBT rights

May 01, 2014 12:15 pm

Celina Jaitley and Imran Khan attended a United Nations event in support of the LGBT community on April 30.