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LGBTQ rights


From Bhutan to Botswana, LGBTQ rights advanced in unexpected places in 2021

December 28, 2021 8:51 pm

Places such as Poland and Hungary have seen a reversal of hard-won progress, with conservative governments stoking anti-LGBTQ sentiment in the name of family values.

Pune: Advait International Queer film festival on Dec 24-25, theme is Pride and Prejudice

December 15, 2021 4:26 pm

The Foundation has also requested a statement from the Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) in support of legalising gay marriages.

Coming out at 50 to raising kids who are allies: This author, LGBT+ advocate wants to spread love

November 22, 2021 5:03 pm

Raga and her partner Nicola brought up the kids, who are now 24 years old. "My kids never felt they were being parented by two women [and so it was odd]. They embraced it and they love us for who we are."

After Madras HC observation, medical colleges instructed to remove derogatory remarks on LGBTQIA+ from syllabus

October 15, 2021 2:47 pm

NMC also asked all the authors of Medical Text Books to "amend the information about virginity, LGBTQIA+ Community and homosexuals," in their textbooks.

Building more inclusive, welcoming schools for LGBTQ+ children

September 26, 2021 8:05 am

Arpan Tulsyan writes: Not just infrastructure and process revamp, we also need reforms in curriculum and teacher education.

Let LGBTQ+ couples adopt

July 06, 2021 8:47 pm

Recent jurisprudence recognises both the right of abandoned or orphaned children to be adopted and the equality of same-sex couples. In the context of the Covid tragedy, adoption by such couples must be legalised.

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

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

Fan invades pitch with rainbow flag ahead of Germany vs Hungary Euro clash

June 24, 2021 8:52 am

As security staff led the invader off the pitch, a number of fans waved flags in support and cheered.