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LGBTQ community


Madras HC orders protection for LGBTQIA+ woman facing harassment from family

July 08, 2021 8:12 am

The woman, who was forcibly married off when she was only 17 years old realised over time that she was queer and could not stay in a heterosexual marriage.

'Feels great to be India’s only transgender person to head a Covid vaccine centre': Dr Aqsa Shaikh

July 07, 2021 12:40 pm

"Being the nodal officer of a vaccination centre has given me the opportunity to break a lot of myths and misconceptions, dispel rumours and spread positivity"

Hungary's anti-LGBTQ+ law casts shadow over drag queen contest

July 05, 2021 9:55 am

Under the new law drag shows will not be banned, but will have to start after 10 p.m. with no minors allowed in the audience

Three content creators on the significance, meaning of Pride makeup

June 30, 2021 11:12 am

"It gives me the confidence to show the world that makeup is not only for women; it is gender neutral"

Pride Month: 'I was petrified; thought I will be disowned'

June 29, 2021 11:11 am

"I actually did not tell my mother directly. I had asked my best friend to do it over the phone..."

Covid-19 pandemic: There's a need to address health challenges faced by LGBTQ+ community

June 27, 2021 4:56 pm

As we celebrate ‘Pride Month’, the reality is that the LGBTQIA+ community remains on the outskirts of most narratives

Pride Month: 'Never felt the need to specifically sit people down and tell them I am bisexual'

June 25, 2021 10:30 am

"Coming out is a constant process, but it’s a personal choice. I’m more comfortable wearing my sexuality and choice of partners on my forehead."

Meet the Hindu priest officiating LGBTQ weddings

June 24, 2021 10:02 am

Motherhood lit my inner activist’s flame, and it became clearer where I could make a difference, says Hindu priest Sushma Dwivedi who focuses on the LGBTQ population

LGBTQ health: What should doctors keep in mind while treating lesbian and bisexual patients?

June 20, 2021 5:55 pm

There are numerous ways obstetrician–gynecologists can better meet the needs of lesbian and bisexual patients; a doctor makes some suggestions

Pride Month: 'I came out to my father in a tapri'

June 18, 2021 12:45 pm

"I handed him the letter, and watched as his expressions changed page-by-page..."