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More than 170,000 people participated in Tel Aviv’s Pride Parade in Israel on Friday, marking the annual event to touch its pre-pandemic era figures. more
Monkeypox: UNAIDS ‘concerned’ about stigmatizing language against LGTBI people

New York: As a significant portion of the recently reported Monkeypox cases has been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, the Joint United Nations Programme ...

‘Unbox Me’ campaign gives visibility to lives of transgender children

A new UN initiative aims to promote greater inclusion and acceptance of transgender children, and to advocate for their rights.

Pakistan: 5 trans women shot, injured in Mansehra

Mansehra: A group of armed people entered the house and shot and injured five trans women in Pakistan's Mansehra city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, media reports said on Wednes ...

At least 35 publicly out LGBTQ athletes participating at Beijing Olympics, a Winter Games record

Beijing (JEN): In a new record for the Winter Games, at least 35 athletes from the LGBTQ community have been participating in the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022, according to Outsports, a s ...

China's leading LGBT rights group shuts down operations amid 'hostile environment'

Beijing (JEN): An influential LGBT advocacy group in China has halted its operations 'indefinitely' amid growing restrictions on social activism.

South Asian LGBTQIA diaspora delighted as Harold and Kumar star Kal Penn comes out as gay

Hollywood, (JEN): The expat South Asian LGBTQIA community has found itself a new icon, moments after American actor Kal Penn, star of the Harold & Kumar film franchise, came out as ga ...

Ghana: President urges tolerance as parliament gets ready to pass controversial anti-LGBTQIA bill

Accra, (JEN): Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday urged patience and a need for civil-debate even as the country's parliament looks hell-bent to pass a controversial anti-L ...

LGBT community members in China feel threatened amid growing govt introduced regulations

Beijing: Chinese LGBT community is facing a threat as the government has started targeting them by introducing regulations in recent times, media reports said.

Scotland becomes first country to make teaching LGBTQ+ history in schools mandatory

Edinburgh, September 30: Scotland has scripted history by officially becoming the first country in the world to make teaching LGBTQIA+ history in schools compulsory.