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Australian voters endorse same-sex marriage, celebrations across country

Australian voters endorse same-sex marriage, celebrations across country

Celebrations swept across Australia Wednesday as voters emphatically endorsed same-sex marriage.

Nov 15, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Muslims chant 'Allah-O-Akbar', throw gays from rooftop as Sharia punishment

Muslims chant 'Allah-O-Akbar', throw gays from rooftop as Sharia punishment

It's a very disturbing video!

Apr 03, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

Jesus would welcome gays and transgender people, says Pope

Jesus Christ would always help anyone find God, including homosexuals and people who have had gender reassignment surgery or who are considering it, Pope Francis has said.

Oct 03, 2016, 21:21 PM IST

Sexuality of an individual is a very private matter: Priya Dutt

Congress leader Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life.

Jul 18, 2016, 13:11 PM IST
Manny Pacquiao: I respect Nike's decision to drop me

Manny Pacquiao: I respect Nike's decision to drop me

Whatever decision Nike makes is its decision and I respect that, said Pacquiao. 

Feb 18, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
Centre must consider according LGBT people special status: Madras HC

Centre must consider according LGBT people special status: Madras HC

The court order came ahead of the hearing by the Supreme Court in an open court on February 2.

Feb 01, 2016, 00:14 AM IST
Now, Islamic State targeting gay men in Syria

Now, Islamic State targeting gay men in Syria

The Islamic State jihadist group executed nine men and a boy it accused of being gay in central and northern Syria on Monday, a monitoring group said.

Sep 22, 2015, 01:58 AM IST

Ban on gays donating blood lifted in Argentina

A ban on homosexual men donating blood was lifted Wednesday in Argentina, a move the gay community had long demanded.

Sep 17, 2015, 03:49 AM IST

US clerk says will let deputies issue licenses to gays

The Kentucky clerk sent to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same sex-couples said today she would not prevent her deputies from issuing them, but asked that her name be removed from the documents.

Sep 14, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

LGBTs should not feel caged in our society, says Priya Dutt

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBTs) should not feel caged in our society, asserted Congress leader and Parliamentarian Priya Dutt. She was speaking at the 3rd National Solidarity Event in New Delhi.

Aug 20, 2015, 12:16 PM IST

MP tells anti-gay rally: Obama should not push gay agenda in Kenya

Dozens of Kenyans rallied in Nairobi on Monday against homosexuality and a lawmaker said US President Barack Obama should not push a pro-gay agenda when he visits the country later this month.

Jul 06, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

Russian gay couple gets asylum in Finland: Report

A Russian gay couple has been granted asylum in Finland because of the discrimination they faced at home over their sexual orientation, Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat reported on Friday.

Jul 03, 2015, 23:49 PM IST

Gay Luxembourg PM to marry partner: Sources

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel is to wed his partner Gauthier Destenay next week, sources said Thursday, just a few months after the tiny duchy legalised same-sex marriage.

May 08, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

German Catholic Church opens labour law more to divorced and gays

 Germany`s Roman Catholic Church, an influential voice for reforms prompted by Pope Francis, has decided lay Catholic employees who divorce and remarry or form gay civil unions should no longer automatically lose their jobs. 

May 06, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Disappointed with India for voting against gay rights: US

The US has voiced its disappointment with India for voting against the benefits of same-sex partners at the UN.

Mar 28, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

California acts against poll measure to execute gays

California announced legal action Wednesday to suppress a "reprehensible" ballot initiative to outlaw homosexuality -- on pain of execution -- in the famously liberal US state.

Mar 26, 2015, 06:02 AM IST

Colombia court puts restrictions on adoption by gays

Colombia`s Constitutional Court has put stringent limits on adoption by gay couples, saying it would be allowed only if one partner is already the child`s biological parent.

Feb 20, 2015, 02:43 AM IST

Madrid metro memo tells staff to keep an eye on gays

Madrid`s metro has opened an investigation into a memo circulated to employees that listed gays, beggars and musicians as problem groups that needed extra vigilance, it said Thursday.

Feb 20, 2015, 01:16 AM IST

Goa's reputation unaffected by controversies: Minister

Controversies triggered by local politicians over banning bikinis, Hindu nation conspiracies, anti-gay sentiments etc have failed to affect Goa`s reputation as a prime tourist destination, state Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said here on Saturday.

Jan 17, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Gays wish for freedom from 'myopic mindset'

The setting Sunday sun in the heart of the capital was accompanied by a rainbow of a different kind. As the assertive and confident members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community took part in the Delhi gay parade, they all wished for freedom from the myopic mindset of society and acceptance of their existence.

Dec 01, 2014, 00:27 AM IST