Friday, Oct 07, 2022

same sex relationship


Peppa Pig cartoon breaks stereotypes; introduces same-sex couple for the first time in 18 years

September 09, 2022 11:22 pm

The move comes after a petition was filed on a US website, two years back, which demanded same-sex family to be introduced in the show

Israel lifts restrictions on same-sex surrogacy

January 04, 2022 5:53 pm

"It is a historic day for the LGBTQ struggle in Israel," Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz said at a news conference, announcing the ministry had issued a circular granting equal access for all to surrogate pregnancy.

Coming out at 50 to raising kids who are allies: This author, LGBT+ advocate wants to spread love

November 22, 2021 5:03 pm

Raga and her partner Nicola brought up the kids, who are now 24 years old. "My kids never felt they were being parented by two women [and so it was odd]. They embraced it and they love us for who we are."

How Saleem Kidwai brought Indian history of same-sex love to light

September 06, 2021 7:21 pm

His mobilisation of LGBTQIA+ community into a movement for freedom, as well as his literary achievements, especially in translating Urdu works, are admirable

Madras HC judge to undergo psycho-education before delivering order on same-sex relationship case

April 30, 2021 6:41 pm

The judge added he honestly felt that such a session with a professional will help him understand same-sex relationships better and pave way for his evolution.

Madras HC asks parents of same-sex partners to undergo counselling

March 31, 2021 10:28 am

The women, who had been in a relationship for two years told the judge that their parents had exerted pressure on them to separate. The women left Madurai and were presently under the care of a city-based NGO.

Kids born to same-sex parents perform better at school, study finds

November 02, 2020 4:10 pm

As per the findings, the socioeconomic status had a major role to play on how well the children performed at school.

For trans-friendly workplaces, employers rolling out inclusive policies and more

July 30, 2020 5:30 pm

While multinationals started or expanded corporate programs to address concerns of LGBT employees in the workplace in India from 2016, a year after homosexuality was decriminalised by the apex court, it is only now that more companies are leaning towards a change that could cascade into something bigger

Two women thrown out of Chennai club over 'indecent behaviour'

August 03, 2019 2:16 pm

The duo alleged on Facebook that they had been shown the door by the management over 'inappropriate behaviour' which was making patrons at the club 'uncomfortable'.

Kerala woman undergoes gender reassignment for lover, ‘betrayed’

December 27, 2018 2:37 am

Deepu R Darshan, a 23-year-old diploma holder in airport management, recalls how an innocent friendship with his work-colleague transcended into a serious relationship, which at one point spurred him to re-examine his own gender identity.