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Ayushmann is not the only one: Bollywood's top five LGBTQ films

February 19, 2020 11:50 am

Before Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, we have had queer characters that have touched hearts and made us think. (By and large, the rainbow is missing in cinema, but still the recent spike in LGBTQ films is a welcome change). Here's a list of gay/lesbian movies that you ought to see if you haven't already.

Pune: Second edition of Marathi LGBTQI literary festival, Mooknayak, today

December 29, 2019 9:36 am

The event aims at providing a platform for the representation of original and translated Marathi literature, which relates to the LGBTQI community. Alongside literature, the festival also highlights discussions about current issues relating to the community, experience sharing, poetry recitation and a one-act play.

A film awaits its trans lead as actors learn the ropes at this workshop

November 18, 2019 7:03 pm

TRANSaction 2.0 is more than a mere acting workshop. It's an experience that needs to be witnessed and most of all understood. Scroll down to know how the queer community is trying to pave its way into the world of theatre and why.

'My job as a parent is to celebrate them,' says Charlize Theron on raising a transgender child

October 01, 2019 3:58 pm

"[My kids] were born who they are and exactly where in the world both of them get to find themselves as they grow up, and who they want to be, is not for me to decide," she said.

'Love is Love': Gay couple kiss in front of anti-LGBTQIA protesters in viral photo

September 23, 2019 5:10 pm

The couple, who are in their early 20s, were attending a production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Stoneyhouse Arts centre in Chester.

Bandwagon builds for LGBTQ diversity on children's TV

July 31, 2019 1:50 pm

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’

July 13, 2019 2:42 pm

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.

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

July 09, 2019 3:16 pm

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

June 20, 2019 6:00 pm

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

June 11, 2019 10:02 am

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.

LGBTQ PHOTOS

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.

LGBTQ VIDEOS

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

July 26, 2018 11:58 am

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.