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LGBTQ community


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".

After pre-wedding shoot goes viral, Kerala gay couple say they wanted to show it was normal

December 12, 2019 11:39 am

Their romantic photoshoot, captured in two parts, one at their home with their pet dogs and guinea pigs and the other out in a natural setting is giving #CoupleGoals to many online. Their love captured in the candid frames has also been coming in for a lot of appreciation.

At Delhi's first LGBTQ job fair, a chance to move past toxic workplaces

November 26, 2019 5:30 pm

A great many people who turned up at the career fair, came looking for healthier alternatives – a far cry from their present toxic work spaces.

After 377, career options have opened up for transgender persons: Filmmaker Naveen Tokas

November 11, 2019 4:21 pm

Naveen Tokas' new documentary Singular: The Queen of Success is a first-of-its-kind film that traces the journey of trans model Archie Singh.

A 'dream come true' for the transwoman winner; recognition for the entire trans community

October 12, 2019 10:36 am

If there was anything different about the third edition of the Miss Trans Queen India 2019, it was that all the participants could take heart from the fact that the winners represented the entire LGBTQ+ community.

Chennai's transgender priestess 'Ravi Amma' gets devotees flocking to the temple

September 14, 2019 4:07 pm

Ravi Amma has been the head priestess of a temple in Chennai's Old Washermenpet locality for the last 13 years.

How religions are engaging with the queer community a year after the Supreme Court verdict

September 08, 2019 7:36 am

A year since Supreme Court read down Section 377, some religious organisations have begun working towards addressing homosexuality

Not easy to compete with cis women: Naaz Joshi, India's first transgender to win Miss World Diversity title thrice

August 17, 2019 9:11 am

Joshi, who underwent a sex reassignment surgery in 2013 and started her modelling career eventually, shares her journey with

After Bengal first rainbow wedding, murmurs of unhappiness, strong assertions of choice

August 14, 2019 3:57 pm

The duo, who both underwent sex re-assignment surgeries, have tied the knot in a traditional Bengali ceremony earlier this month, grabbing headlines all across the world. As people across the globe cheered for their life together, within their community in the state, there has been criticism.

Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary

June 29, 2019 10:11 am

Lady Gaga warm-up speech and a subsequent rally, part of a series of World Pride events in New York this week, commemorated the so-called Stonewall uprising of June 28, 1969.