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Friday, May 14, 2021



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.

'We're part of China's population': LGBT couples seek recognition in census

November 09, 2020 11:49 am

The National Bureau of Statistics told Reuters that any additional information beyond the predefined responses for the "relationship to head of household" category would not be recorded.

NCP sets up LGBT cell to provide justice to deprived section

October 05, 2020 9:02 pm

Maharashtra minister and state NCP chief Jayant Patil announced formation of the cell and also pitched for giving equal treatment to the LGBT community members. He appointed Priya Patil as its state unit head.

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.


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.