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Bandwagon builds for LGBTQ diversity on children's TV

Same-sex parents, gay marriage and general expressions of romantic non-binary affection are becoming common.

Gay couple got married on July 2, calls it a ‘happy coincidence’

Mumbai-based Nitin Karani was among the 15 gay men who participated in India’s first friendship walk held in Kolkata. While holidaying in New York, Karani decided to make his relationship with Bengaluru-based Thomas Joseph legal.

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Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay athlete, is on fashion magazine's digital cover

Styled by Zunaili Malik, Dutee Chand is seen wearing a Superdry sports bra, a pair of shorts from Fila and a cape by Namrata Joshipura representing all the colours of the rainbow flag.

LGBT Pride Month: Majority of women respondents back legalising gay marriage, says survey

The online survey which analysed over two lakh respondents on an average comes in the wake of last year's landmark judgment to scrap Section 377 that criminalised homosexuality.

YouTube CEO apologises to LGBTQ community, but defends policy

YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki apologized to the LGBTQ community for the company’s response to homophobic and racist jokes in videos from conservative comedian and commentator Steven Crowder.

Indian-American held for brandishing gun, setting off panic at gay pride parade in US

Chaotic scene were seen in downtown Washington DC Saturday after word spread like a wildfire among the thousands of participants of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) pride parade that someone was carrying a gun.

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Rights body report on LGBTQ persons seeks anti-discrimination legislation

The study by the international human rights organisation is based on 65 interviews conducted between July and December 2018 across six states.

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage

China, which claims Taiwan as its own sacred territory, has a thriving gay scene in major cities, but there has been little sign that the ruling Communist Party will legalise same sex marriage, despite activists pushing for it.

Homophobia runs deep, not many from sport have backed Dutee Chand

My thoughts immediately went to the courage it would have taken for her to come out in a largely conservative society like ours.

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.

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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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