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Los Angeles: Social media sites are increasingly becoming difficult for LGBTQ users and must immediately address the problem, said a report by GLAAD. more
LGBTQ advocates urge Florida Gov. to reject proposed transgender athlete ban

Tallahassee: After six states have already signed a ban on transgender women and girls from playing on female school sports, Florida could be next as it is currently awaiting Governor Ron ...

Southern California's Huntington Beach will fly rainbow flag to mark LGBTQ Pride Month

Huntington Beach: The Southern Californian city of Huntington Beach will fly the rainbow flag to mark the LGBTQ Pride Month.

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 ...