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LGBTQI NEWS

Hundreds protest against rise in homophobic attacks in Madrid

September 12, 2021 3:10 pm

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday chaired an urgent meeting of ministers, community leaders and police to discuss how to reduce hate crimes, which have been growing by around 9 per cent a year since 2014.

Chennai: Madras HC orders govt to punish cops who harass LGBTQ+ people; 'huge win for community', say activists

September 07, 2021 7:45 am

The Madras High Court last Wednesday said that a specific clause is to be added in the Police Conduct Rules providing that any harassment by them to the persons belonging to the LGBTQ+ community and/or to the activists and NGO workers, will be treated as misconduct and will entail a punishment.

Rainbow over Wagah: First ‘India-Pak Pride Meet’ celebrates LGBTQIA+ community virtually

July 01, 2021 12:35 pm

The meet was a joint initiative of the India-Pak Pride Collective, an organisation of Indian and Pakistani Peacebuilders for LGBTQIA+ Equality and 'Queergarh' -- a Chhattisgarh based LGBTQIA+ initiative.

Vatican expresses deep reservations over gay rights bill in Italy

June 24, 2021 9:39 am

Church historians said the letter amounted to a unique escalation of Vatican attempts to influence the affairs of the Italian state.

Baseless and barbaric: India must outlaw conversion therapy

June 10, 2021 8:28 am

Shashi Tharoor, Aditya Sharma write: Government must take steps against the practice and protect LGBTQIA+ Indians.

'No one dying for want of marriage certificates': Centre to HC on same sex marriage plea

May 24, 2021 6:45 pm

"As a government, our focus in terms of urgency is on urgent, imminent issues," submitted Tushar Mehta, adding that law officers are also dealing with pandemic-related cases.

Listening & learning

May 01, 2021 8:08 am

A judge wants to understand LGBTQI+ matters and ‘evolve’. Other authority figures must follow his example

A virtual forum for youth kickstarts conversations on gender equity

December 16, 2020 9:48 pm

DURGA India, a Bangalore-based organisation, wants the youth to be able to have frank conversations around political representation, how to combat sexual harassment, activism, how to tackle safety as a community problem.

Explained: Who is Wilton D Gregory, the first African American cardinal elector?

October 29, 2020 8:44 am

Empathetic to LGBTQ Catholics, Wilton D Gregory has often spoken about holding conversations with parents, and the families’ need to be included into the fabric of the Catholic Church.