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Friday, January 22, 2021

LGBTQ community


People are intimidated when you know who you are: Dr Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju

January 12, 2021 12:06 pm

Dr Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, who identifies as a trans woman, is working to change the perspective of people towards the trans community

Elon Musk calls trans pronouns 'esthetic nightmare'; netizens call him out

December 17, 2020 6:12 pm

Elon Musk's tweets caused a stir on social media with netizens calling him out for "not respecting trans people"

Being queer and sexual minority is not a choice, says Rainbow Lit Fest director Sharif D Rangnekar

December 01, 2020 8:51 pm

“I wish for the Rainbow Lit Fest to be a lot more inclusive than it is and to offer a space and place for the community to engage with itself and its realities while brushing shoulders with the heterosexual world,” Rangnekar said on the two-day festival to be held from December 5-6, 2020

Explained: What has been the Vatican's stance on same-sex civil unions over the years?

October 23, 2020 11:25 am

Pope Francis has advocated same-sex marriages under civil union laws. What has he said, and what is the significance of his statement? What does the Bible say on homosexual relations?

You are the definition of courage: Lady Gaga to LGBTQ community

September 26, 2020 12:05 pm

Lady Gaga paid a moving tribute to the queer community expressing her support for them. "True love is when you would take a bullet for someone,” Gaga said, adding, “And you know I would take a bullet for you any day of the week.”

Two years post-377 verdict: Fired from Kolkata school, a gay teacher finds a supportive workplace

September 08, 2020 8:43 am

Meet corporate professional Avijit Kundu who shares his experience of working in a corporate vs traditional academic set-up, and how discrimination over one's orientation needs a serious re-look.

A homegrown dating app for the LGBTQ+ community in India

August 25, 2020 10:50 am

'As You Are' aims to offer a safe space for people to make connections while keeping their identity confidential

5 books on LGBTQ inclusion for young adults

July 06, 2020 6:26 pm

While these are mainly for young adults, should you wish to read them yourself, you can!

Ritu Weds Chandni: Children are not born homophobic, says author Ameya Narvankar

July 06, 2020 11:04 am

Narvankar understands parents may have some apprehensions picking up a book on such a sensitive topic. But he hopes there will be a conversation between them and their kids.

Singapore court upholds law that criminalises gay sex

March 30, 2020 1:58 pm

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has previously said that society in Singapore "is not that liberal on these matters".