22 Jul 2023Celebrity
British pop band The 1975's frontman Matty Healy has once again sparked controversy, this time for kissing his male bandmate onstage during a concert in Malaysia.
29 May 2023Uganda
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni signed a contentious anti-gay bill into law on Monday, the Associated Press reported.
20 Apr 2023Supreme Court Of India
On the third day of the Supreme Court hearing arguments on legalizing same-sex marriages on Thursday, Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud said that same-sex relationships are not just physical, but also stable and emotional.
18 Apr 2023LGBTQ+
As the Supreme Court of India hears final arguments on petitions seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, it is worth noting that a growing number of countries around the world have already taken this step.
22 Mar 2023Uganda
Uganda's parliament on Tuesday passed legislation criminalizing those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ).
11 Jan 2023Mohan Bhagwat
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) head Mohan Bhagwat spoke in support of the LGBTQ community, stating that they are humans and have the right to live like others.
06 Jan 2023High Court
The Supreme Court on Friday transferred all petitions seeking the recognition of same-sex marriages in India—which are pending before various High Courts—to itself, Live Law reported.
19 Dec 2022Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday strongly objected to same-sex marriages in the Parliament, saying "two judges can't decide" on the significant subject.
20 Nov 2022Government of India
Senior Advocate Saurabh Kirpal accused the government of India of delaying his promotion because of his homosexuality, India Today reported
17 Mar 2022Netflix
Netflix has dropped the teaser for its upcoming series, Heartstopper.
21 Feb 2022LGBTQ+
Despite LGBTQ+ rights undergoing several changes worldwide, full social acceptance of homosexuality is still a distant goal in several countries, including India.
23 Jul 2021Supreme Court Of India
The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the police to shift an LGBTQ+ community couple wanting to get married and facing threats from families, to a safe house set up by the Delhi government and provide them adequate security.
24 May 2021Supreme Court Of India
The Indian government today opposed the urgent hearing of petitions in the Delhi High Court seeking to recognize same-sex marriages in the country.
16 Feb 2020Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Australian seamer Megan Schutt revealed she was upset with her male counterparts James Pattinson and Marcus Stoinis' recent homophobic remarks.
04 Jul 2019Supreme Court Of India
A temple in Varanasi witnessed a peculiar event on Tuesday, after two cousins, dressed in jeans and t-shirts, married one another.
07 Jun 2019London
In a brutal homophobic attack in London, a lesbian couple was thrashed and robbed by some men on a bus after they refused to kiss.
08 Mar 2019Farhan Akhtar
Actor Arjun Mathur says he was not afraid to play a gay character in Made in Heaven as he trusted creators Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti to treat the subject with a lot of sensitivity.
25 Jan 2019Mumbai
The Supreme Court took a landmark decision last year as it read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalized gay sex.
22 Jan 2019Egypt
An Egyptian TV host was recently sentenced to one year in jail for interviewing a gay man last August.
10 Dec 2018India
India, the country with its archaic laws has never made a welcoming environment for individuals belonging to the LGBTQ community.
09 Dec 2018Supreme Court Of India
It's been three months since the Supreme Court has scrapped IPC Section-377, which made gay sex 'unnatural'.
05 Dec 2018Australia
An Indian-origin man, Mitesh Patel, has been convicted of murdering his Indian-origin wife, Jessica Patel, at their Middlesbrough residence in UK.
03 Dec 2018Pope Francis
In what makes for his clearest statement on homosexuality, Pope Francis has asked homosexual clergy to leave priesthood if they cannot remain celibate.
10 Sep 2018India
Encouraged by the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalising homosexuality, India's first transgender bureaucrat, Aishwarya Rituparna Pradhan, wishes to get married to her long-time boyfriend.
08 Sep 2018India
The Supreme Court, which unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalized gay sex, has traced the history of the 158-year-old provision in its judgment back to the reign of King Henry VIII in 1533.
07 Sep 2018India
It was all cheers and happy tears in the compound of Supreme Court and the country, in general, on Thursday as the apex court declared homosexuality was no longer a crime in India.
06 Sep 2018Malaysia
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad today denounced the caning of two women convicted of having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws after the punishment sparked a storm of criticism.
Homosexuality is not a crime, the RSS said on Thursday, while maintaining that it doesn't support same-sex marriage as it was "not natural".
The five-judge bench unanimously read down Section 377 of the IPC making 'Pride' the color of the season.
All eyes are set on the Supreme Court as it will, in a short while, give judgement on Section 377. The hearings lasted for four days in July, and the constitutional bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra had reserved the verdict then.
In a landmark judgement, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped IPC Section 377 which made gay sex 'unnatural'.
29 Aug 2018Suicide
In a heart-breaking incident, a nine-year-old boy took his own life after enduring homophobic bullying in his Denver school.
12 Jul 2018India
The sane minds of India are rallying together to make Section 377 a thing of the past. But the arguments being given by supporters of the archaic law shows it won't be an easy battle.
11 Jul 2018India
For the longest time now, the LGBTQ community has been judged by heterosexual people. Why, you ask? Because, judging people different from us comes naturally to humans.
11 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court began hearing plea on decriminalization of Section 377. While there are renewed hopes from these proceedings, there were many concerns about the Centre's position on it.
10 Jul 2018Celebrity
The SC today began hearing a batch of petitions challenging Section 377 and demanding the recognition and dignity for gay people.
10 Jul 2018India
From his basket which nestles homophobic comments, Bharatiya Janata Party's Subramanian Swamy took out another explanation as to why Section 377 shouldn't be repealed.
10 Jul 2018India
Rejecting the Center's request for a postponement, the SC has begun hearing pleas challenging Section 377.
11 Jun 2018Mathura
Two women, who claim to be majors, have approached the police in Mathura for help, saying they want to get married but their parents were opposing their relationship, a police official said.
17 May 2018India
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the plea filed by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) LGBT alumni associations regarding the decriminalization of homosexuality.
16 Apr 2018China
Chinese micro-blogging website Sina Weibo has reversed its controversial decision to ban gay content from the platform following a massive outcry from the country's LGBT community.
03 Apr 2018Singapore
In a rare incident, Singapore annulled the marriage of a couple after the husband underwent a sex change surgery last year, saying the nation-state didn't permit same-sex marriages.
20 Mar 2018West Bengal
On March 8, twelve 13-year-old girl students of Kolkata's Bengali-medium Kamala Girls School were made to confess in writing by their headmistress that they were lesbians who practised "uncivilized" activities in school.
14 Mar 2018India
In yet another crime stemming from deep homophobia and stigma surrounding homosexuals in India, an 18-year-old girl bludgeoned her mother to death in Ghaziabad last week because she didn't approve of her same-sex relationship with her 35-year-old teacher.
12 Mar 2018Gujarat
What's it like to be the only openly gay crown prince in a country that criminalizes the act of homosexuality?
08 Mar 2018Australia
The first homosexual couple to get married in Australia after it legalized same-sex weddings last December, could stay married only for 48 days.
12 Feb 2018India
A 27-year-old nanotechnology researcher in Bhopal jumped into a lake, believing he would save his gay partner by killing himself.
08 Feb 2018California
In a controversial judgment, a California court has ruled that bakeries in the US state can refuse services to same-sex couples if they find it in disagreement with their religious beliefs.
23 Jan 2018BBC
There's more than one special thing about My Rainbow Family.
14 Jan 2018India
In what is being reported as India's first gay marriage, 40-year-old Hrishi Sathawane, an NRI techie, and his Vietnamese partner Vinh "tied the knot" in a traditional Maharashtrian Vedic wedding in Yavatmal.
08 Jan 2018India
A celebrated homophobe, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy is known for his plain disdain for the LGBTQ community.
08 Jan 2018Delhi
The controversial Section 377 that criminalizes homosexuality has once again reached the SC, where a three-judge bench agreed to review its 2013 decision upholding the law.
07 Dec 2017India
It was a historic day in Australia as the Parliament cleared a Bill legalizing gay marriage to much cheers.
18 Nov 2017Australia
Australia might be on its way to legalizing same-sex marriage, but coming out is still a nightmare for most across the globe.
14 Nov 2017Jawaharlal Nehru University
Indian leaders have often made the news for their bizarre comments on homosexuality, but Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is one of the few who have been admired for their support to people regardless of sexuality.