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Tuesday, May 17, 2022



Anthony Veasna So wins posthumous award for LGBTQ fiction

May 13, 2022 1:09 pm

So, who died suddenly in 2020 at age 28, became the first posthumous winner of the Triangle honor for best LGBTQ fiction.

Saying it right: How India’s corporate sector is slowly waking up to gender sensitivity

April 17, 2022 7:26 am

A nuanced language policy is helping craft a more empathetic and inclusive ecosystem at workplaces

How to support a child on the transgender spectrum

March 21, 2022 1:19 pm

Children and teens who do not identify with their assigned gender can face higher rates of depression, suicide and self-harm than other kids do

US Judge: Same-sex marriage license denials violated rights

March 20, 2022 12:43 pm

US District Judge David Bunning in Ashland issued the ruling Friday in two longstanding lawsuits involving Kim Davis, the former clerk of Rowan County, and two same-sex couples who sued her.

Sentenced for a selfie: Middle East police target LGBTQ+ phones

March 08, 2022 6:49 am

An in-depth study of court files by researcher Afsaneh Rigot found police forces in Tunisia, Egypt, and Lebanon are increasingly relying on digital tools to identify, entrap and prosecute LGBTQ+ people.

Tamil Nadu to punish cops who harass LGBTQ+ persons

February 18, 2022 11:54 am

Last year, the Madras High Court had directed the police to refrain from harassing LGBTQ+ activists, NGOs and members of the community.

This e-commerce platform for the LGBTQ+ community brings queer entrepreneurs under one roof

February 03, 2022 3:37 pm

BeUnic is working with around 25 queer entrepreneurs who have listed their products on the e-commerce platform.

Songs of hope: Delhi’s J Block collective brings together artistes to share beats, life and more

January 24, 2022 2:07 pm

Often referred to as “Delhi’s underground artistes”, the members, however, shy away from being “categorized”. The collective has brought out songs like ‘Kalla Killah’ that explores the LGBTQ experience and ‘Faqeeran’, which takes inspiration from Punjabi poet Shiv Kumar Batalvi.

This Indian app helps same-sex couples book a restaurant for their first date

January 13, 2022 10:45 am

Launched in 2020, Glii is a dating app that lets people from the LGBTQ+ community book a restaurant for a first date.

'A moral giant': South Africans pay their respects to Desmond Tutu

December 31, 2021 9:37 pm

Anglican clergy - women and men, black and white, young and old - lined the street to honour the cortege carrying Desmond Tutu's body to the church.


In Pictures: Pride month celebrations across the globe

June 07, 2021 7:00 pm

The month of June is celebrated is Pride Month across the world in support of the LGBTQ+ communities. As Covid-19 restrictions ease in some parts of the world, pride parades and celebrations are in full swing.

Rainbow flags, balloons & placards: What Gandhinagar's first pride parade looked like

February 10, 2020 7:35 am

This was the first queer pride parade to be held in Gandhinagar.

More than 1,000 LGBTQ members hold pride parade in Delhi

November 25, 2019 7:16 am

The members of LGBTQ community and their supporters marched through New Delhi on Sunday to celebrate India's sexual diversity, which they said is progressing but still has a long way to go to become a more accepting place for them.

Under the Rainbow: Rohit Bal, Namrata Joshipura and others dress up transgender models for a unique fashion show in Delhi

December 30, 2017 4:13 pm

Kitty Su, one of the most famous night clubs in Delhi, organised 'Under the Rainbow', a unique fashion show featuring transgender models, drag queens and differently-abled people. Designers like Rohit Bal, Namrata Joshipura, Pallavi Mohan and others lend their support.


Sec 377 profiles: I was afraid of telling my parents I’m bisexual. I thought I will be disowned.

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

One of the petitioners challenging the constitutional validity of section 377 in the Supreme Court spoke with The Indian Express about his journey, how he told the truth to his parents, girlfriend and friends.