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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. 

Orlando shooting: 50 killed in worst assault in US since 9/11; Obama calls it 'terror act', emergency declared

Orlando shooting: 50 killed in worst assault in US since 9/11; Obama calls it 'terror act', emergency declared

The overnight shooting at a gay nightclub that left 50 dead and 53 wounded is "clearly an act of terror," Florida Governor Rick Scott said Sunday.

Student comes out as 'non-binary' at Barack Obama event in London

Obama said he was "incredibly proud" of Munir for speaking out and encouraged her to "keep pushing" for rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Lesbian, gay, bisexuals experience more anxiety disorder: Study

Gay, lesbian and bisexuals experience more anxiety disorders than others, and are more likely to turn to heavy drinking, according to a first of its kind study.

Sri Sri favours decriminalisation of gay sex, calls for scrapping obsolete laws

Sri Sri favours decriminalisation of gay sex, calls for scrapping obsolete laws

As the debate over Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that calls for criminalising gay sex continues, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has favoured making homosexuality legal.

SC to hear in open court curative plea on homosexuality

SC to hear in open court curative plea on homosexuality

 The SC will hear in open court on February 2 a curative petition of gay activists challenging its verdict criminalising homosexuality in the country.

LGBT Indians to drive taxis in Mumbai, sign of social acceptance

LGBT Indians to drive taxis in Mumbai, sign of social acceptance

A project launched by Wings Travels and community organisation Humsafar Trust will train up to 300 members of the LGBT community to drive cabs in Mumbai.

There's no such thing as 'straight' woman

There's no such thing as 'straight' woman

Women are either bisexual or gay but "never straight," according to a new research.

Japan issues first same-sex partner certificates

Two Tokyo districts issued Japan's first certificates officially recognising samesex partnerships on Thursday, a major step forward for gay couples in a nation where being openly gay remains largely a taboo.

Ellen DeGeneres never thought she would come out as lesbian

Ellen DeGeneres never thought she would come out as lesbian

Chat show host Ellen DeGeneres says she didn't think she would ever come out as a lesbian.

Tim Cook declares he is 'gay' and 'proud' of it

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as gay, saying he was trading his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move civil rights forward.