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HC Asks Centre To Respond To Plea For Live Streaming Of Proceedings

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking live streaming of proceedings on petitions to recognise same-sex marriages under the special, Hindu and foreign marriage laws.

Hungary Adds Fresh Curbs On Sale Of LGBT Children's Books

Aug 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Hungary's government on Friday ordered booksellers to place children's books that depict homosexuality in “closed packaging".


Anti-LGBT Law: UEFA Declines Munich's 'Rainbow' Request For Germany-Hungary, Euro 2020 Game

UEFA said it understood the council’s intention to send a message to promote diversity and inclusion but stressed that it was 'a politically and religiously neutral organization'

Hungary: Amid International Backlash, Foreign Minister Defends Law Limiting LGBT Rights

Jun 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The law prohibits sharing any content portraying homosexuality or sex reassignment to children under 18 in school sex education programs, films and advertisements


‘God Does Not And Cannot Bless Sin’: Vatican Bars Priests From Blessing Same-Sex Unions

The Vatican holds that gay people must be treated with dignity and respect, but that gay sex is ‘intrinsically disordered’

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14 September, 2020

'Our Culture and Laws Don't Recognise Same Sex Marriages:' Centre To Delhi HC

PTI

The petition has contended that despite the Supreme Court decriminalizing consensual homosexual acts, marriages between same sex couples was still not possible in India and the further hearing is due for October 21 as per the submission by Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta.


03 June, 2020

Gender Conversion Therapies Are Harmful, Inefficient And Seriously Affect Mental Health

Areeb Uddin

The problem with conversion therapies is lack of consent, and how in many coercive cases it blatantly violates Supreme Court’s decision in Navtej Johar v. Union of India and the provisions of the Mental Heathcare Act, 2017.


03 April, 2019

Brunei Implements Stoning To Death For Gay Sex, Adultery

Outlook Web Bureau

In Brunei, adultery and gay sex are now punishable by death by stoning.


29 October, 2018

House Democrats Promise To Prioritise LGBTQ Rights Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

House Democrats are promising to prioritize anti-discrimination legislation next year that would establish widespread equal rights protection for LGBTQ individuals.


18 September, 2018

Hong Kong Relaxes Visa Regulations For Same-Sex Couples

Outlook Web Bureau

Opposite-sex couples who had entered into civil unions and civil partnerships abroad would also qualify for dependant visas under the new rules, the government said in a statement.


06 September, 2018

Supreme Court Says Fluidity In Love And Sex Is Natural; RSS Disagrees

Ushinor Majumdar

The SC has said that homosexuality or bisexuality is “as natural a phenomenon as other natural biological phenomena.


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06 September, 2018

LGBTQ: Queer Fashion Challenges Rigid Stereotypes

Lachmi Deb Roy

As the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality in a landmark judgement, we raise a toast to the steady rise of the genderless fashion


06 September, 2018

'History Owes Apology To LGBTQ Community': SC's Top Quotes On Section 377

Outlook Web Bureau

LGBT community possesses same human and fundamental rights as other citizens, said the Supreme Court


05 September, 2018

Explained: What Is Section 377 Of The IPC

Outlook Web Bureau

An explainer on the law that many see as a relic of the British era.


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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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A metro train runs on a railway track amid low visibility due to a cloudy weather, during the winter season in Ghaziabad.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Germany's Yvonne Li during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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Traditional musicians perform during celebrations for the UAE 50th National Day, at the EXPO 2020 Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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