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North Carolina on Thursday repealed a law restricting bathroom use for transgender people, hoping to bring back businesses and sports leagues that boycotted the Southern state because they saw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

Muslim group break Ramadan fast with Irish LGBT community

In an effort to display "true Islamic ideals", the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council invited a whole host of people from outside the faith to share in the spirit of the holy holiday on Saturday.
 

Jul 04, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults were more likely to indulge in heavy drinking and smoking.

Jul 03, 2016, 19:54 PM IST
Barack Obama designates first US LGBT national monument

Barack Obama designates first US LGBT national monument

President Barack Obama designated the first LGBT national monument Friday, bestowing the honor on a New York bar and surrounding area considered to be the birthplace of America`s gay rights movement. 

Jun 25, 2016, 03:50 AM IST
Son likens N Srinivasan to Orlando killer; reveals how former BCCI boss tortured gay couple

Son likens N Srinivasan to Orlando killer; reveals how former BCCI boss tortured gay couple

Srini’s son claimed that his mother Chitra and father worked in tandem with doctor to ensure heroin was administered to the gay couple.

Jun 19, 2016, 20:28 PM IST
Orlando shooting: Small-time Bollywood actress Kavita Radheshyam tweets anti-LGBT comments, trolled on social media

Orlando shooting: Small-time Bollywood actress Kavita Radheshyam tweets anti-LGBT comments, trolled on social media

 49 people were killed inside a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Jun 14, 2016, 22:57 PM IST
Not just LGBT, Sonam Kapoor is strong supporter of basic human rights

Not just LGBT, Sonam Kapoor is strong supporter of basic human rights

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor feels irrespective of a person's sexual orientation, they have the right to be themselves.

May 26, 2016, 11:54 AM IST

LGBT activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh

Two people were hacked to death Monday at an apartment in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said, with a local television channel identifying one of them as a leading gay rights activist.

Apr 25, 2016, 19:47 PM IST