LGBT rights

Glee Alum Kevin McHale confirms he's gay, says 'there was zero surprise'

Glee Alum Kevin McHale confirms he's gay, says 'there was zero surprise'

Former 'Glee' star Kevin McHale says he's never hidden his sexuality and wants to make sure his fans understand that he has always been himself.

May 12, 2018, 11:25 AM IST
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Uttar Pradesh government on plea against Section 377

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Uttar Pradesh government on plea against Section 377

The plea is likely to be look at differently this time, considering the Supreme Court has ruled that privacy is a fundamental right.

May 01, 2018, 15:09 PM IST
In Argentina, 60-yr-old man officially becomes a 'she' just to retire early

In Argentina, 60-yr-old man officially becomes a 'she' just to retire early

While women retire at 60 in Argentina, men have to retire at 65 to get the same pension benefits.

Mar 26, 2018, 21:01 PM IST

Slovenia allows same-sex marriage, but not adoption

Slovenia permitted same-sex marriages for the first time from Friday under a law giving gay couples largely the same rights as heterosexuals though barring them from jointly adopting children.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
LGBT rights are human rights: Barack Obama

LGBT rights are human rights: Barack Obama

He also lauded the efforts the US made in recent years in marriage equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

May 18, 2016, 00:43 AM IST
US Prez Barack Obama weeps as he unveils gun control measures

US Prez Barack Obama weeps as he unveils gun control measures

Barack Obama summoned the memory of the 20 elementary school children killed three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

Jan 06, 2016, 00:20 AM IST

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Nov 29, 2015, 10:46 AM IST
Ian McKellen talks LGBT rights

Ian McKellen talks LGBT rights

 Stage and screen legend Ian McKellen has called upon other gay actors to reveal their sexuality to the world.

Oct 24, 2015, 10:31 AM IST

Cuban leader`s daughter organizes symbolic gay weddings

 Cuban President Raul Castro`s daughter Mariela, a lawmaker and gay-rights activist, said Tuesday her organization would hold symbolic gay weddings this weekend in a call for equal rights.

May 06, 2015, 04:02 AM IST

US: Senate bill proposes creation of LGBT rights envoy

Indian Supreme Court`s two decisions on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender reflects that the degree of their human rights protection is uncertain, a bill moved in the US Senate has alleged.

Jun 19, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Hope my UN video on gay rights spreads awareness: Celina

Bollywood actress Celina Jaitly hopes her new Bollywood-style UN video on gay rights will spread a broader message of?the need to change not just laws but also attitudes and to challenge stereotypes about the lesbian, gays, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT).

May 06, 2014, 11:08 AM IST

Religious groups hail SC verdict on homosexuality

Hailing the Supreme Court verdict against homosexuality, thirteen heads of religious groups and NGOs in Rajasthan warned the UPA government against favouring gay or lesbian freedom.

Dec 26, 2013, 21:51 PM IST

Gay sex ruling: `Courts should respect individuals` choice, says Pilot

Union Corporate Affairs (Independent charge) Minister Sachin Pilot on Thursday said Courts should respect "individuals` freedom and choice" in areas like gay rights issue.

Dec 12, 2013, 22:03 PM IST

I am not a gay icon: Lady Gaga

Pop sensation Lady Gaga is adamant that she is not a gay icon despite being an active supporter of LGBT rights.

Nov 12, 2013, 14:50 PM IST

Celina Jaitly`s fight for LGBT rights goes to UN

Celina Jaitly, a prominent voice for the rights of gays and lesbians in the country, will support Free & Equal, the United Nation`s (UN) year-long campaign for equality and justice for people practising alternate sexuality. She hopes to create awareness about the problems faced by the LGBT community.

Jul 28, 2013, 17:57 PM IST