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Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Legalising gay marriage: Societal shift takes time

In many ways, the LGBTQ+ community senses the conservatism inherent in Indian society, & they are not in a hurry to break the barriers.

23 Oct 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | If you can pick your gender... why can’t you choose species?

Liberal opinion in the shape of the Scottish Parliament passed a law to allow people to choose their gender.

08 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

Quackery not allowed: Posts claiming to change gays' sexual orientation banned from Facebook

The move is an extension of an existing ban on ads that promote conversion therapy, which medical experts consider ineffective and harmful.

11 Jul 2020 4:13 PM

Saffron rainbow rises as queers police their own

First, there was the singling out of protesters who exercised the democratic right to protest against CAA-NPR-NRC as part of Bombay Pride.

08 Feb 2020 3:02 AM

Pride activism in Poland before elections

Pride parades in Poland prove flashpoint ahead of general election.

27 Sep 2019 12:58 PM


Where rainbows begin

More than 44 per cent users claim to have told their families about their sexuality.

01 Sep 2019 12:42 AM

Same-sex couple win the internet with their mesmerising pictures

This couple, with the women belonging to India and Pakistan each, broke the internet with photos in the rain.

31 Jul 2019 6:58 PM

Election of gay lawmaker in Japan spurs hopes for same-sex marriage

Japan’s laws on LGBT+ issues are relatively liberal compared with many Asian countries, with homosexual sex legal since 1880.

24 Jul 2019 4:19 PM

Agreement affirms North Carolina transgender restroom rights

'Nationally, this decree sends an important signal that targeting transgender people for discrimination is unacceptable.'

24 Jul 2019 2:46 PM

Be You-niversity

Apart from gender sensitisation cells, there exist university clubs and societies for students who identify as queer.

16 Jul 2019 5:41 AM


Hundreds of thousands march across Europe for Gay Pride

Vox has said that the Madrid Gay Pride Parade should be moved to a park in the suburbs and opposes public subsidies for the event.

07 Jul 2019 2:54 PM

Texas boy spreads awareness about queer youth among educators

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth.

20 Jun 2019 8:00 PM

Streets flooded with rainbow colours on Tel Aviv pride parade

Tel Aviv runs rainbow colours at city’s annual jubilant pride parade

15 Jun 2019 3:52 PM

‘Not here for decoration’: Thai transgender MPs make history in Parliament

Thailand’s transgender community enjoys a high profile, but still faces major hurdles in the conservative Buddhist-majority kingdom.

07 Jun 2019 10:37 AM

From pride to proud

Pride is all about love, reflection and acceptance. And living equally in the society.

06 Jun 2019 12:01 AM


Historic day for Asia as Taiwan holds first gay marriage

The weddings, which came a week after lawmakers took the unprecedented decision to legalise gay marriage.

24 May 2019 11:16 AM

Will Asia witness first gay marriage?

Taiwan gay couples plan weddings even as opponents fight back.

15 May 2019 11:31 AM

Transgender woman wins against ‘gay propaganda’ law

Russia transgender woman wins case in rare win for LGBT rights.

16 Apr 2019 12:32 PM

Facebook takes down fake accounts in UK, Romania

About 175,000 accounts followed one or more of these pages, and around 4,500 accounts followed one or more of these Instagram accounts.

08 Mar 2019 3:14 PM

Navratilova apologises for describing competing transgender athletes as 'cheats'

She was also dropped as an ambassador for the Athlete Ally group which campaigns for LGBT rights in sport.

04 Mar 2019 2:40 PM