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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. more
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 ...

Australians hail new era of same sex marriages

Canberra, Jan 9 (JEN): Almost a fortnight before Christmas, the LGBTQ community in Australia had received their gifts, as the Parliament, following over hundred hours of debate and endles ...

Australia legalises same sex marriages

Canberra, Dec 8 (JEN): It's a 'gay' time in Australia! With MP's voting overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriages, the country's LGBTQ population finally revelled ...

How a former Kiwi lawmaker became a Japanese LGBTQ icon

Tokyo/Wellington, Nov 30 (JEN): Maurice Williamson is a former New Zealand Member of Parliament who gave a heartwarming speech about same sex marriage in 2013, but that is not why he' ...

Australian Senate passes same-sex marriage bill

Canberra, Nov 29 (JEN): Same-sex marriage inched a step closer towards legalisation in Australia after the Senate passed it on Wednesday, reports said.