Same-sex marriage ruling in US may have health benefits

The US Supreme Court's landmark decision that same-sex couples anywhere in the country have a right to marry could improve the health of gay, lesbian and bisexual people, experts say.

Know why same-sex couples want to marry
Know why same-sex couples want to marry

Just like different sex couples, most same sex couples believe in marriage to bring in social legitimacy, legal benefits and financial protection, finds a survey.

Couples favour same donor for all conceptions

Despite a prevalence of anonymous sperm donation, the use of the same sperm donor for subsequent conceptions is of paramount importance to those couples needing it to have children, says a study.

Kristen Stewart's mum totally fine with daughter's new girlfriend
Kristen Stewart's mum totally fine with daughter's new girlfriend

Kristen Stewart's mother, Jules, has stated that she is fine with daughter's new relationship with a woman.

'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.

I told my mom I love women when I was 14: Miley Cyrus
I told my mom I love women when I was 14: Miley Cyrus

Pop star Miley Cyrus has recently revealed that she has enjoyed romantic relationships with both guys and girls since she was a teen.

This ad on lesbian relationship has gone viral in India
This ad on lesbian relationship has gone viral in India

At a time when the society at large is yet to accept alternate sexuality, here we have an ad that throws light on the intimate relationship between two girls.

Finnish media boss fined for firing lesbian chief editor

Finland`s supreme court on Wednesday fined the head of one of the country`s biggest media groups 18,000 euros ($20,320) for firing an editor-in-chief because she was lesbian.

Big turnout for Sao Paulo gay pride

Tens of thousands of revelers thronged Sao Paulo`s main Paulista Avenue thoroughfare on Sunday to cavort at the city`s annual Gay Pride march.

Couple plan big day as Ireland set to back gay marriage

As hundreds of cheering Irish people waving rainbow flags celebrated Ireland's apparent vote to allow gay marriage on Saturday, one lesbian couple had particular cause to celebrate as they finalise their wedding plans.

Italian football chief sacked for 'lesbian' comments
Italian football chief sacked for 'lesbian' comments

The president of Italy's amateur footall federation, Felice Belloli, was sacked from his post following reports he made homophobic comments against women footballers, according to reports.

Cate Blanchett denies being in lesbian relationships 'ever'
Cate Blanchett denies being in lesbian relationships 'ever'

 Cate Blanchett, who previously declared that she had same sex love relationships, has now denied that she never had a love relationship with any women.

Japan lesbian couple "wed" amid calls for same-sex marriage

A lesbian couple held a symbolic wedding ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday, as calls grow for Japan to legalise same-sex marriage.

Hundreds protest against US religious freedom laws

Hundreds marched in Indiana Saturday to support gay rights after a controversial religious freedom law was passed in two states, timing the demonstration to coincide with the popular Final Four college basketball tournament.

Sexual identity shift early in life tied to depression

Gay, lesbian and bisexual people who initially were in heterosexual relations and did not report same-sex romantic attraction or relationships are more likely to experience depressive symptoms than others, a survey has found.

In Japan first, Tokyo district recognises same-sex partnerships

A district assembly in Tokyo became the first in Japan on Tuesday to recognise same-sex partnerships, a major step forward for gay couples in a country where being openly gay remains taboo.

Taiwan lesbian fights court over baby rights

A lesbian in Taiwan who was told that she could not adopt the children she parents with her partner because it would have a "negative impact" on them will appeal the landmark case, she said on Friday.

Censor Board mutes 'lesbian' word in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'?
Censor Board mutes 'lesbian' word in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha'?

After Leela Samson's dramatic exit from the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC), noted film producer Pahlaj Nihlani took charge as the chief. However, the board continues to remain in news.

Lesbian kiss on Korean drama sparks debate

An unprecedented lesbian kiss between two high school students on a popular South Korean TV drama has fuelled a debate about portrayals of sexuality in a rapidly modernising society with deeply conservative roots.

How Jimmy Fallon once blew the chance of dating Nicole Kidman
How Jimmy Fallon once blew the chance of dating Nicole Kidman

 Nicole Kidman revealed during an interview with Jimmy Fallonthat the host once blew the chance to date her because she got convinced that he was gay.