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Toronto: Declaring the Toronto Pride Month open on Friday, Mayor John Tory said that while holding the event is an achievement in itself but the way ahead is not free of hurdles yet.  more
Toronto’s 3rd annual Pride Month begins today with a 1,000-square-foot art installation

Toronto Pride Month, one of the most awaited events in the calendar of this gay-friendly Canadian city, begins today with a 1,000-square-foot art installation at city hall, with the cerem ...

Celebrate love, strengthen partnerships to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 says UN agency

New York: Marking the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the United Nations is calling for strengthened partnerships to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transg ...

India is country in focus in the Mumbai's annual LGBT film fest KASHISH MIQFF

Mumbai: The 9th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival - South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival - will screen 140 films from 45 countries with India as the ' ...

Kolkata celebrates International Transgender Visibility Day

Kolkata: On Mar 31, scores of trans-people took to the streets in the Indian state of West Bengal to celebrate International Transgender Visibility Day.

Manvindra Singh Gohil opens his palace for LGBTQ people in India; Urges for acceptance

Rajpipla: The only openly gay prince in India, Manvendra Singh Gohil, has thrown open his palace doors for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other people admonished for t ...

Sydney Harbour Bridge hosts first same-sex marriage in Australia

Sydney: Writing their names in history book, Warren Orlandi has married his partner on the top of Sydney Harbour Bridge of Australia, media reports said.

Gay Canadian figure skater Eric Radford creates history at the Winter Olympics

PyeongChang: Canadian figure skater Eric Radford created history as he became the first openly gay athlete to win a gold medal at any Winter Olympics.

Davos: UN rights chief stresses leading role of businesses in ending LGBTI discrimination

New York, Jan 27 (JEN): With major companies joining the growing list of early adopters of United Nations standards to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) pe ...

India to celebrate gay pride month with queer film festival

Mumbai: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest and India's only mainstream LGBTQ film festival, is observing Mumbai’s Pride Month with thre ...