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Singapore To Ban LGBTQ+ Content Despite Decriminalisation Of Same-sex Relationships

The law and its application seem to be on different tangents in Singapore as the country's government has notified that it will continue to restrict and classify media content with LGBTQ themes, even after its planned...

23 August 2022

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Japan Court Says Same-Sex Marriage Ban Not Unconstitutional In Setback To LGBTQ Movement

The advocacy group Marriage For All Japan said the ruling is 'very disappointing and disappointing' and that they would appeal it in a higher court.


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Fairy Tales of the Outcastes With Mahi Gupta

Mahi Gupta from Bihar says she realised in 2012 that she was a woman inside. When she changed her gender, neighbours in her village planned to kill her, but she managed to save herself with the help of the police and media....


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Explained: The Stonewall Uprising And How June Became The Pride Month For LGBTQ Rights Movement

It's the 53rd anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, also called the Stonewall Riots, believed to have led to the larger LGBTQ rights movement. 

28 June 2022

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Why Are Terms Like ‘Lesbian’ And ‘Sodomy’ Still Mentioned As Sexual Offences In Medical Syllabus?

Lesbianism is still being considered a sexual perversion in medical terminology which is against the 2014 Supreme Court order.


Chile Legalises Same-Sex Marriages, Lawmakers' Votes Show Overwhelming Support

To legalise same-sex marriages, the Chilean Senate and lower house both voted overwhelmingly in favor of the measure. Minister of Social Development says this is one more step forward in terms of justice, in terms of...

08 December 2021

Youth takes part in the annual LGBT pride parade, at Dighalipukhuri in Guwahati

I Decided To Pursue Law To Fight For Trans Rights: Assam’s First Transgender Judge

Just like feminism, we need waves of gender sensitisation movements to bring about a major shift in perception of people towards transgender people, says Swati Bidhan Baruah, Assam’s first Lok Adalat judge.

28 June 2022

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

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.

30 November 2021

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07 August 2021
Hungary Adds Fresh Curbs On Sale Of LGBT Children's Books

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

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


22 June 2021
Anti-LGBT Law: UEFA Declines Munich's 'Rainbow' Request For Germany-Hungary, Euro 2020 Game

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...


22 June 2021
Hungary: Amid International Backlash, Foreign Minister Defends Law Limiting LGBT Rights

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

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


16 March 2021
‘God Does Not And Cannot Bless Sin’: Vatican Bars Priests From Blessing Same-Sex Unions

‘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’


14 September 2020
'Our Culture and Laws Don't Recognise Same Sex Marriages:' Centre To Delhi HC

'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...


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03 June 2020
Gender Conversion Therapies Are Harmful, Inefficient And Seriously Affect Mental Health

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

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....


09 September 2019
One Year Of Section 377 Verdict

One Year Of Section 377 Verdict

There was a huge celebration at Kitty Su, Delhi as the club hosted the first anniversary of the Supreme Court judgement on Section 377 that decriminalised...


03 April 2019
Brunei Implements Stoning To Death For Gay Sex, Adultery

Brunei Implements Stoning To Death For Gay Sex, Adultery

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


29 October 2018
House Democrats Promise To Prioritise LGBTQ Rights Bill

House Democrats Promise To Prioritise LGBTQ Rights Bill

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


18 September 2018
Hong Kong Relaxes Visa Regulations For Same-Sex Couples

Hong Kong Relaxes Visa Regulations For Same-Sex Couples

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...


06 September 2018
Supreme Court Says Fluidity In Love And Sex Is Natural; RSS Disagrees

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

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

LGBTQ: Queer Fashion Challenges Rigid Stereotypes

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


07 September 2018
SC Decriminalises Gay Sex

SC Decriminalises Gay Sex

A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court unanimously decriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC which...


06 September 2018
'History Owes Apology To LGBTQ Community': SC's Top Quotes On Section 377

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

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


06 September 2018
Explained: What Is Section 377 Of The IPC

Explained: What Is Section 377 Of The IPC

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


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