LGBTQ+

LGBTQ Indians find it tough to find acceptance in the traditional set-up: Sushant Divgikar

LGBTQ Indians find it tough to find acceptance in the traditional set-up: Sushant Divgikar

The model-actor who is also a renowned drag queen noted that currently, the right to begin a family is only available to "heterosexual ci...Read More

Reading down Sec 377, SC only decriminalized a particular human behaviour: Centre tells Delhi HC

Reading down Sec 377, SC only decriminalized a particular human behaviour: Centre tells Delhi HC

Seeking dismissals of petitions praying for the recognition of same-sex marriages under existing laws, the Centre on Thursday told the De...Read More

Apurva Asrani, Onir slam Centre for opposing same-sex marriage, calling it 'an institution between biological man and woman'

Apurva Asrani, Onir slam Centre for opposing same-sex marriage, calling it 'an institution between biological man and woman'

Any interpretation other than treating a husband as a biological man and a wife as a biological woman will make all statutory provisions ...Read More

'Empowerment or softcore porn': LGBTQ+ community slams Ram Gopal Varma's lesbian crime action drama 'DANGEROUS'

'Empowerment or softcore porn': LGBTQ+ community slams Ram Gopal Varma's lesbian crime action drama 'DANGEROUS'

The queer community expressed resent over Varma’s new project.

Being closeted with kin in lockdown is exacting mental toll on LGBTQs

Being closeted with kin in lockdown is exacting mental toll on LGBTQs

Steep rise in numbers of those seeking counselling

Trans tales: Important LGBTQ characters in Indian mythology

Trans tales: Important LGBTQ characters in Indian mythology

The Indian government on Thursday announced that it will induct members of the transgender community in the country’s elite paramilitary ...Read More

50th anniversary of pride: LGBTQ events go online

50th anniversary of pride: LGBTQ events go online

Taiwanese capital held its annual LGBT pride parade on Sunday, making it one of the few places in the world to proceed with such an event...Read More

 Of intolerance and acceptance: How Sweekar 'The Rainbow Parents' was born

Of intolerance and acceptance: How Sweekar 'The Rainbow Parents' was born

I couldn’t even speak about the personal and political implications. It was unthinkable for her, unacceptable. She cried, blaming herself...Read More

Why 'progressive' Ayushmann starrer Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is a damp squib

Why 'progressive' Ayushmann starrer Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is a damp squib

Although based on gay love and romance, the movie lacked depth, emotions, and a solid plot.

Filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan discusses India's Pride movement

Filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan discusses India's Pride movement

I was only seven years old when the Stonewall Riots broke out in New York City in June 1969, which rippled into the Gay Liberation Moveme...Read More

LGBTQ dating apps promote weight stigma

LGBTQ dating apps promote weight stigma

As per a study, apps for LGBTQ community are generating negative effect on gay men's body image

A year later, LGBTQ still face barriers

A year later, LGBTQ still face barriers

It is often said that one year is a short time in the lifetime of a country, and even law, but one year could be a long tumultuous one in...Read More

Women lawyers who helped overturn Sec 377 come out as couple

Women lawyers who helped overturn Sec 377 come out as couple

The last year’s historic verdict by the Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality had not just been a professional benchmark but also ...Read More

Nemat Sadat: Meet Afghanistan’s first openly gay, supporting LGBTQ rights for Muslims

Nemat Sadat: Meet Afghanistan’s first openly gay, supporting LGBTQ rights for Muslims

Neemat Sadat is the first Afghanistan resident to publicly come out as gay and fight for the rights of LGBTQ in the Muslim community not ...Read More

Love is in the ‘app’ for LGBTQ Indians

Love is in the ‘app’ for LGBTQ Indians

For 39 per cent of those surveyed, the biggest issue was acquiring social acceptance with those in the northern parts of the country stru...Read More

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising

People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking p...Read More

Elton John responds to Vladimir Putin's LGBTQ rights comment after 'Rocketman' censorship

Elton John responds to Vladimir Putin's LGBTQ rights comment after 'Rocketman' censorship

The Russian distributors removed the intimate scenes between men from the musical biopic 'Rocketman' screened in Russia on May 30.

Grab your tissues! This blind autistic woman’s Disney song for LGBTQ will leave you in tears

Grab your tissues! This blind autistic woman’s Disney song for LGBTQ will leave you in tears

A 24-year-old blind woman with autism in Massachusetts moved the audience with her performance at a Pride event. Lavender Darcangelo sang...Read More

Nobody has the right to dictate: Deepika Padukone on same-sex relationships

Nobody has the right to dictate: Deepika Padukone on same-sex relationships

Deepika Padukone who is currently shooting for Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak, in an interview addressed LGBTQ community and said, someone else...Read More

Ace fashion designer Marc Jacobs weds longtime boyfriend Charly Defrancesco

Ace fashion designer Marc Jacobs weds longtime boyfriend Charly Defrancesco

New York: Fashion designer Marc Jacobs is now married to his longtime boyfriend Charly Defrancesco here. They wed on Saturday, Jacobs rev...Read More

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