LGBT

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
Parents stage protest after Kolkata school 'accuses' 10 students of being lesbians

Parents stage protest after Kolkata school 'accuses' 10 students of being lesbians

The school management claims fellow students have complained of being inappropriately touched by the ten girls in question. Parents of the girls though refute the charges.

Mar 14, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Flaunt it, get punished: Subramanian Swamy's message to LGBT community

Flaunt it, get punished: Subramanian Swamy's message to LGBT community

Swamy has been vocal about his views on homosexuality.

Jan 08, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
SC to reconsider constitutional validity of Section 377 which criminalises homosexuality

SC to reconsider constitutional validity of Section 377 which criminalises homosexuality

SC issued a notice to the Central government seeking its response on a writ petition filed by five members of the LGBT community, who said that they live in fear of police because of their natural sexual preferences.

Jan 08, 2018, 13:14 PM IST
Canada PM Justin Trudeau apologises for discrimination against LGBT

Canada PM Justin Trudeau apologises for discrimination against LGBT

He apologised specifically for the historical unjust treatment of LGBTQ2 federal public servants. 

Nov 29, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
Secrets and wives: Gay Chinese hide behind `sham marriage`

Secrets and wives: Gay Chinese hide behind `sham marriage`

When Xiaoxiong and her lesbian lover wanted to hide their relationship from their parents, they decided to find men willing to marry them. They had a specific type in mind: Gay.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to apologise to Canadians persecuted for being gay

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to apologise to Canadians persecuted for being gay

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has announced that his Government will offer a formal apology to LGBTQ community for past injustices committed against them.

Nov 20, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

LGBT events banned in Turkish capital

Turkish capital Ankara has banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups to protect "public security", governor`s office said.

Nov 20, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Australians decisively vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Australians decisively vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Nov 15, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
White House declines to recognise LGBT Pride Month

White House declines to recognise LGBT Pride Month

According to the Pew Research Centre, a record 62 per cent Americans favour same-sex marriage.

Jul 01, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Married LGBT adults healthier, happier, says new study

Married LGBT adults healthier, happier, says new study

In the study, published in the journal The Gerontologist, LGBT participants who were married reported better physical and mental health, more social support and greater financial resources than those who were single. 

Apr 15, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Seeking end to boycott, North Carolina rescinds transgender bathroom law

North Carolina on Thursday repealed a law restricting bathroom use for transgender people, hoping to bring back businesses and sports leagues that boycotted the Southern state because they saw the year-old measure as discriminatory.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Donald Trump's administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

Donald Trump's administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Trump administration has ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.

Feb 23, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Donald Trump to end protection for transgender students

Donald Trump to end protection for transgender students

The Trump administration plans to roll back protection for transgender students, reversing federal guidance that required public schools to allow children to use bathrooms that matched their gender identities.

Feb 22, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Church of England rejects opposition to gay marriage, activists happy

Gay rights campaigners on Thursday welcomed the Church of England`s rejection of a report calling for continued opposition to same-sex marriage, the media reported.

Feb 16, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Australian Senate rejects public vote on gay marriage

Australia's Senate has rejected a government plan to hold a public vote on recognizing gay marriage.

Nov 08, 2016, 06:17 AM IST

Indonesia says 'no room' for gay community

Indonesia said Thursday there was "no room" for the gay community in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country, as activists blasted officials for an unprecedented series of LGBT attacks.

Aug 11, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Peter Thiel tells Republican convention he is ''proud to be gay''

Republican National Convention to urge the country to discard petty cultural battles.

Jul 22, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

Heavy security for Jerusalem Gay Pride year after deadly attack

Hundreds of Israeli police are being drafted into Jerusalem to protect the city`s Gay Pride march on Thursday, a year after an ultra-Orthodox Jew killed a teenager and also stabbed five other people.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:35 PM IST
Facebook makes modest progress on workplace diversity

Facebook makes modest progress on workplace diversity

Revealing the LGBT workforce data at its premises for the first time, Facebook on Thursday released its diversity report, announcing a modest increase in the number of women and minority employees and highlighting lack of talent to fulfill its diversity goals.
 

Jul 15, 2016, 14:20 PM IST