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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.

Hong Kong to allow dependent visa for same-sex couples after landmark ruling

September 18, 2018 3:25 pm

A dependent visa for such relationships would be considered so long as the person satisfied normal immigration requirements.

Explain stand on consensual gay relations: Supreme Court issues notice to Govt

May 01, 2018 5:00 pm

The Supreme Court had in a surprise ruling in 2013 reinstated a ban on gay sex after a four-year period of decriminalisation, but it announced in January this year that it would reconsider the 2013 decision.

Health Ministry's kit for adolescents marks a paradigm shift for a relatively conservative govt

February 22, 2017 4:41 pm

Educational institutes in India have gained a notoriety for upholding and disseminating archaic ideologies pertaining to gender roles, relationships and gender identities. The Health Ministry's kit challenges these very social norms and taboos.