Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021


UP Girl Reported 'Missing' By Parents Found Living With Girlfriend, Cops Say 'Won't Interfere'

Aug 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The girl, a 19-year-old BA student from Swar area of the UP's Rampur's district, was reported missing by her parents in July.

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".

Tokyo Olympics: Gay Athletes Unleash Rainbow Wave On The Games

A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympics, with a record number of openly gay competitors in Tokyo

Jabs For All: Kashmir To Test And Vaccinate Everyone Visiting Hospitals

Jul 01, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Director Health Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather told Outlook that he gave directions for testing all people visiting hospitals district and tertiary level hospitals for Covid-19 and also for vaccinating them against the virus.

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'

19 June, 2021

Warsaw Set To Hold Pride Parade Amid Pandemic And Backlash

Associated Press (AP)

The parade comes days after Hungary's parliament passed a law that makes it illegal to show any materials about LGBT issues to people under 18.

17 April, 2021

UNDP And Partners Launch Framework Document On Transgender Welfare In India

Outlook Web Bureau

The document is expected to provide a roadmap for the welfare of the transgender community at the grassroot level.

16 April, 2021

A Tender Saga Of Same-Sex Love Comes Alive On OTT

Vani Tripathi Tikoo

Manju Kapur’s novel, A Married Woman, about two women falling in love against the backdrop of communal violence being made into a web series

16 March, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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

16 December, 2020

Queer Relationship Is Much Beyond Bodies And Sex, Says Onir On His Film ‘We Are’

Lachmi Deb Roy

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, filmmaker Onir discusses the struggles of making films on the LGBTQ community and how it is difficult to make queer voices heard in the Indian film industry.

15 December, 2020

Cinema Should Represent Transgender Persons As They Are: Director Sudha Kongara


Kongara's Netflix Tamil anthology 'Paava Kadhaigal' portrays the culture of shame, guilt, and acceptance around the transgender community

25 November, 2020

Transgender Community Can Get ID Cards, Certificates Online After Govt Launches Portal


Once the certificate and I-card are issued, the applicant can download them from the portal itself.

04 November, 2020

Democrat Ritchie Torres Becomes First Openly Gay Black Man Elected To Congress


Ritchie Torres is expected to be joined by another Black gay man, Mondaire Jones, in the US House of Representatives who is likely to replace retiring Republican Nita Lowey from Westchester county.

17 September, 2020

Gay and Happy: Marriage Between Two People, Whoever They Might Be

Ekta Kumar

Recently the Centre told the Delhi High Court that ‘our laws, our legal system, our society and our values do not recognise marriage…between same-sex couples’. They are not alone. This sentiment is echoed by many others.

14 September, 2020

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


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.

14 July, 2020

Transgender Officers In Armed Forces: The First Step Is To Remove Fear Of Stigmatisation

Jeethu Elza Cherian

The first step towards including transgender community into the central armed force is to plug the policy gap allowing them to enlist without fear of stigmatisation within their unit or corps.

20 May, 2019

I'm Alive, Don't Show Me Court Order: Angry Mother Tells Dutee Chand On Same-Sex Relationship

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier, Dutee Chand said that while her parents have not yet raised any objection to her relationship, her eldest sister has threatened to not only expel her from the family but also send her to jail

20 May, 2019

Of Same-Sex Relationships And Social Mindsets: Why India Needs More Dutee Chands

Ekta Kumar

Some of the world’s best-known faces are openly gay. By choosing to liberate themselves, they also set an example both within their communities and around the world. But India still has a long way to go.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offers prayers at a temple situated on the Mandar mountain in Banka district.

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Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty at the launch of a collection of jewelleries, ahead of Durga Puja festivals, in Kolkata.

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People Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference at the party office in Jammu.

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Jammu & Kashmir Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers shout slogans during a protest over their various demands, in Jammu.

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Bollywood actors Rajniesh Duggal, Akansha Puri, Niharica Raizada, Sajjad Dalfarooz and Dilbar during a press conference for announcement of a web series, in Srinagar.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu