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Taiwan parliament weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote

In Taipei, thousands of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered outside parliament, which was set to vote on a series of bills that could offer same-sex couples similar legal protections for marriage as heterosexuals.

Pune: At FC Road on Sunday, members of LGBTQ group will offer a ‘Queer Hug’

‘Queer Hug’ is also a way of observing the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, which falls on May 17.

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LGBTQI workshop in Gujarat | Engaging in conversation with all key to bring change: Prince Gohil

Aimed at creating safe spaces for the LGBTQI community, the workshop engaged in dialogue on the topic of “What is it like to Come Out,” with many sharing their experiences of coming out.

After SC victory, LGBTQ community focuses on Transgender Persons Bill

Members of the LGBTQ community, activists, parents of community members gathered in South Kolkata this Sunday afternoon. The crowd waved rainbow flags and wore colourful clothes to celebrate not only their individuality but also the recent Supreme Court victory.

Kamaal R Khan booked for obscene comments against LGBTQ community

The video, which has been viewed 2.83 lakh times, was uploaded on September 7, a day after the Supreme Court passed its verdict decriminalising consensual same-sex relations, which was previously punishable under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

At first pride march after landmark ruling, focus shifts to marriage, adoption

Among the colourful costumes, rainbow-coloured balloons and flags, were posters reading ‘Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy’.

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Taiwanese reject legalizing same-sex unions in referendum

Although the ballot initiative is advisory only, it is expected to frustrate lawmakers mindful of public opinion as they face the court deadline next year.

Coming: Maharashtra's first Marathi LGBTI literary festival on November 25

Organised by Samapathik Trust, which has been working on issues of the LGBTI community in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad for more than 17 years, the festival will present various forms of Marathi literature that have highlighted LGBTI issues.

Designer Rodricks’ hotline for LGBTQ community gets Catholic Church nod

Goa-based Rodricks and Ruby Almeida, who runs the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics, which brings together organisations working for the pastoral care and justice for LGBT individuals living in every continent, met Cardinal Gracias in Mumbai to appraise him of their plans.

SFI plans push for LGBTQ rights across campuses

“There are so many instances in which members of the community were harassed. There are even instances where family members of students have hired criminals to act against couples,” said Apratim.

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

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.

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

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.

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