LGBT community unclear about my project: Monica Dogra

LGBT community unclear about my project: Monica Dogra

After facing criticism on social media for asking fans to crowdfund Rs.50 lakhs for her art project titled "Shiver", singer-actress Monica Dogra thinks people aren't clear about the details of her project.

White House lit up in `Pride` colours to celebrate same sex marriage ruling

White House lit up in `Pride` colours to celebrate same sex marriage ruling

 The White House was lit up in rainbow colours on Friday night in celebration of the Supreme Court`s decision to lift same sex marriage bans across the country.

'Unfreedom' actress calls lesbian couple ad 'path-breaking'

 Actress Preeti Gupta, whose film “Unfreedom” touches upon homosexuality, has come out to support a new advertisement which looks at lesbian relationships in a refreshing way. She says it's a step towards representation of the community in the mainstream media.

US slams Gambia`s president for `unconscionable` gay comments

The United States slammed Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Saturday for "unconscionable" remarks, after the West African leader reportedly threatened to slit the throats of gay men in his country.

Colombian government expresses support for gay marriage

 Colombian Interior Minister Juan Fernando Cristo has confirmed the government`s support for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual community`s campaign for marriage rights, Spanish news agency Efe reported.

Plea seeks uninterrupted supply of HIV test kits for LGBTs

A petition was on Wednesday filed before the Delhi High Court seeking uninterrupted supply of HIV testing kits at government hospitals for the benefit of the LGBT community and sex workers.

Obama seeks end to conversion therapy for gays

US President Barack Obama has called for an end to the so-called conversion therapies designed to reverse homosexual orientation, often directed at youth within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community.

Sec 377 damaging psychological well-being of homosexuals: Justice Shah

The existing laws pertaining to gay sex are damaging the psychological well-being of homosexuals in the country, Law Commission Chairman Justice AP Shah said on Monday.

Security beefed up at filmmaker Shankar's residence

Security beefed up at filmmaker Shankar's residence

Filmmaker Shankar has sought police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his residence here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus ‘I’.

A calendar on LGBT community

Kolkata: Of the several calendars being brought out in the New Year, one is on the LGBT community.

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.

First Bengali film casting LGBT community awaits release

First Bengali film casting LGBT community awaits release

For the first time in a Bengali film, members of the LGBT community in West Bengal and Bangladesh have been cast in lead roles.

Figure Skating: Plenty of Sochi hopefuls at US finals

Reigning world ice dance champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White and two-time defending champion Ashley Wagner are among favorites to qualify for Sochi when the US figure skating championships begin Thursday.

Dismiss AK Ganguly: Sushma Swaraj appeals to President

Sushma Swaraj appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee to dismiss AK Ganguly from the post of WBHRC chief after the retired judge was accused of sexually harassing a law intern.

RSS toes Rajnath Singh`s line on homosexuality issue

RSS toed the line taken by BJP president Rajnath Singh in support of the Supreme Court judgement against homosexuality.

Homosexuality is `imported disease`, says VHP

Terming as "historic" SC decision upholding legal provision against same sex relations, VHP said homosexuality was an "imported disease" which needed treatment.

Nepal`s gay community disappointed with Indian SC verdict

The gay community in Nepal has expressed their disappointment over the recent Indian Supreme Court`s verdict that holds same gender consensual sex as a legal offence.

Section 377: Government to take the Ordinance route?

Supreme Court of India on 11 December 2013 set aside the Delhi High Court`s verdict, which had decriminalised gay sex among consenting adults in private in 2009.

NGO to seek review of SC`s verdict on gay sex

NGO, Naz Foundation said it will file a review petition in the Supreme Court for re-examination of the verdict declaring as valid the penal provision prohibiting gay sex among consenting adults.