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Transgenders: The Outcasts of South Asia Prisons

In South Asian countries like India and Pakistan, the judgments from apex courts declare self-determination of gender identity by trans people as fundamental to gender recognition. Howeve ...

Tashnuva Anan: Bangladesh gets first transgender news presenter, creates history

Dhaka: For 29-year-old Tashnuva Anan Shishir and the transgender community globally, it was indeed a historic day. The woman, who survived bullying, assault and suicide attempts, has beco ...

LGBTQ numbers swell up in the US as Generation Z openly embrace sexuality

Washington DC: With the younger generation embracing their sexuality openly, a record number of adults in the United States of America now identify themselves as LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bise ...

Sarah McBride becomes 1st transgender state senator in US history

Moscow: Sarah McBride from the Democratic Party has won the election in the US state of Delaware, thus becoming the first-ever transgender state senator in US history, early results publi ...

Poland arrests three LGBTQ activists for desecrating statues

Warsaw: Polish authorities have arrested and charged three gay rights activists for hanging the LGBTQ flag off statues in Warsaw, the national capital, while protesting the policies of Pr ...

COVID-19 lockdown in Myanmar exposes precarious position of LGBTQI population

In Myanmar, the COVID-19 lockdown has laid bare the stigmatization, discrimination and harassment faced by many LGBTQI people, particularly in rural areas. The United Nations is working t ...

Kashmiri Youth Movement's proposed pride march in support of LGBTQ earns threats from conservatives

Srinagar: Pride Kashmir, a social advocacy group working for the equality of LGBTQA+ community in India's Jammu and Kashmir, recently earned the wrath of the conservatives in the regi ...

Costa Rica becomes first Central American nation to legalize same-sex marriage

San Jose: Costa Rica on Tuesday became the first country from Central America to legalize same-sex marriages, Tico News reported.

Unite against hate and violence targeting LGBTI people: UN officials

New York: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for people everywhere to support the right to live free and equal, in line with his message for the International Day against Ho ...