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Madras HC asks TN govt to come up with glossary of expressions to address LGBTQIA+ members

December 27, 2021 9:53 pm

The court's recommendation came during a hearing on the welfare of the community members, with the original petition being two women same-sex partners seeking protection from their families opposed to their relationship.

Take stringent action against any forced conversion of LGBTIQ community members: HC to Kerala govt

December 14, 2021 2:22 pm

The Kerala high court said if medically conversion therapy was possible, then guidelines for the same were necessary and directed the Kerala government to look into the matter and if necessary, constitute an expert committee to study the issue.

Pune, this week: Art, craft and a cultural connection with the ways of seeing LGBTQIA+

July 05, 2021 9:40 am

A workshop, titled Textured Shadow Box, covers techniques ranging from making colour sprays to colouring techniques to use of resin and metal embellishments so that participants can take home a self-created artefact.

Same-sex union blessings ban upsets gay Catholics in Asia

March 16, 2021 6:28 pm

Louisa Wall, a New Zealand lawmaker who sponsored the bill that in 2013 legalised gay marriage in that South Pacific country, said the statement from the Vatican's orthodoxy office seemed incongruent with Pope Francis last year expressing support for a civil union law.

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.

Farhad Karkaria and Navin Noronha on being hosts of India’s only queer podcast and a no holds barred approach to their conversations

July 08, 2019 7:29 am

In the second season of the podcast, Noronha brought Karkaria on to the show for a segment called Culture Vulture: it begins after the guest interviews and consists of recommendations for queer content in pop culture.

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.

Start with education system for change, says intersex activist

June 06, 2019 9:18 am

Madurai-based Gopi Shankar’s work inspires court to direct Tamil Nadu govt to order a ban on sex reassignment surgeries on intersex children


Sec 377 verdict | We did not want it to be struck down. SC gave us a good start: Gautam Yadav, The Humsafar Trust

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

The Supreme Court has legalised same-sex relationships by striking down provisions of section 377 that made it illegal. Gautam Yadav of The Humsafar Trust, an NGO, explains how this judgment benefits the community.