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Saturday, August 15, 2020



Number of LGBT+ elected officials in U.S. hits new high

July 17, 2020 3:15 pm

The report also found the number of openly LGBT+ mayors increased by 35%, while the number of state legislators increased to 160 in June from 147 in June 2019.

Dutch city cuts ties with twin Polish town after it declares itself ‘gay-free zone’

July 16, 2020 7:58 pm

Puławy is now joining over 100 municipalities in Poland that have actively renounced “LGBT ideology”.

US Supreme Court rules LGBT people protected from job discrimination

June 15, 2020 8:32 pm

The court decided by a 6-3 vote that a key provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 known as Title VII that bars job discrimination because of sex, among other reasons, encompasses bias against LGBT workers.

Panama’s coronavirus gender curfew sidelines transgender people

April 24, 2020 3:50 pm

Human Rights Watch has urged Panama's president to prevent discrimination against transgender people, following several reports of harassment.

World's youngest PM Sanna Marin is a working mother, raised by same-sex parents

December 13, 2019 9:24 am

Sanna Marin, world's youngest prime minister at 34, of Finland, spent her teenage years working in a bakery. She was also the first in her family to go to university. Her mother had always been supportive of her choices, she had said.

Everybody should do drag once in their lifetime, says 'Queen' Peppermint

November 25, 2019 5:40 pm

Life changed when the New York queen on season 9 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” revealed to her fellow competitors and fans that she identified as a trans woman. Here's Peppermint giving first-hand insight on what is drag culture and why it is an important tool for finding oneself.

A film awaits its trans lead as actors learn the ropes at this workshop

November 18, 2019 7:03 pm

TRANSaction 2.0 is more than a mere acting workshop. It's an experience that needs to be witnessed and most of all understood. Scroll down to know how the queer community is trying to pave its way into the world of theatre and why.

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.

Explained: Wide gaps in legal protection of LGBT workers

October 15, 2019 2:22 pm

The chief said that once members of the Fire Department were told, word spread ``faster than a nuclear explosion'' through Byron _ a city of 4,500 in a peach-farming region outside Macon. The fire chief was undergoing a gender transition and would continue to run the department as Rachel Mosby.

Dalitality: We, the twice-untouchables

October 06, 2019 9:16 am

From my behaviour the transgender community got the sense of me being one of them. I used to love their company because we instantly connected with each other’s feelings and it was an exalting experience.


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.