Rights / Gender
New York, June 22: June is the LGBTQ pride month and a long due apology to the non-heterosexual community finally came from the American Psychoanalytic Association on Friday when it apologized for their past views that pathologized homosexuality and transgender identities. more
Guatemalan movie 'Jose' wins top honours at Mumbai's LGBTQ film festival

Mumbai, June 18 (JEN):  Guatemalan movie 'Jose' won top honours at the 10th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival that concluded on June 12, 2019.

160 LGBTQ films from 43 countries to be screened at KASHISH MIQFF 2019

Mumbai: Around 160 LGBTQ films from 43 countries will be screened at the 10th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival from June 12-June 16, 2019. 

Taiwan creates history by legalising same-sex marriage

Taipei: After voting on Friday, Taiwan Parliament has legalised same-sex marriage in the nation. It is the first Asian nation's parliament to make such a move.  

The Netherlands issues its first gender neutral passport

Amsterdam: Last week, The Netherlands created history after issuing its first ever gender neutral passport.

I dream of holding a pride march in Kashmir: Aijaz Ahmad Bund

Unlike other Indian states, LGBTQ community in Jammu and Kashmir did not revel in the joy of the Indian Supreme Court verdict  that decriminalised gay sex. Kashmir has its own consti ...

Take me as I am: Indian apex court strikes down Section 377, decriminalises gay sex

New Delhi: The LGBTQ community in India received a huge shot in the arm after the country's apex court decriminalised gay sex in a landmark verdict on Thursday.

Malaysian women caned in public for indulging in lesbian sex; lawyer justifies punishment

Kuala Lumpur: Two women were lashed six times each in public, for indulging in lesbian car sex, in Malaysia's Terengganu Syariah Court on Monday.

Indian fixation with marriage and children a hurdle to LGBTQ acceptance: Mr Gay World runner-up

A cancer research scientist, a model, an LGBTQ activist and a writer, Kolkata boy Samarpan Maiti, who added another feather in his cap finishing second runner-up in Mr Gay World 2018 this ...

LGBTQ comic hero Batwoman to get telly series in USA

New York: US network The CW will air a TV adaptation of Batwoman, a lesbian comic super hero, who hails from the fictional city of Gotham.