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Australian voters endorse same-sex marriage, celebrations across country

Australian voters endorse same-sex marriage, celebrations across country

Celebrations swept across Australia Wednesday as voters emphatically endorsed same-sex marriage.

Nov 15, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Sexuality of an individual is a very private matter: Priya Dutt

Congress leader Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life.

Jul 18, 2016, 13:11 PM 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
LGBT community won't be free till section 377 exists: Celina Jaitley

LGBT community won't be free till section 377 exists: Celina Jaitley

Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley says section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is a big challenge for millions of people, who belong to the LGBT community.

May 30, 2016, 14:16 PM IST
Pope Francis urges greater acceptance of gay men, lesbians, divorced Catholics

Pope Francis urges greater acceptance of gay men, lesbians, divorced Catholics

Pope Francis insisted that individual conscience be the guiding principle for Catholics negotiating the complexities of sex, marriage and family life in a major document released on Friday that rejects the emphasis on black and white rules for the faithful.

Apr 08, 2016, 17:26 PM IST
Lesbian, gay, bisexuals face more mood, anxiety disorders

Lesbian, gay, bisexuals face more mood, anxiety disorders

Gay, lesbian and bisexuals experience more mood and anxiety disorders than other people, says a new study, adding that they are more likely to turn to heavy drinking.

Mar 19, 2016, 16:23 PM IST
Centre must consider according LGBT people special status: Madras HC

Centre must consider according LGBT people special status: Madras HC

The court order came ahead of the hearing by the Supreme Court in an open court on February 2.

Feb 01, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Spanish lesbians sue after artificial insemination denied

 A lesbian couple is suing Spanish authorities who they say refused them the right to have a child by artificial insemination, a rights group said Tuesday.

Sep 16, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

LGBTs should not feel caged in our society, says Priya Dutt

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBTs) should not feel caged in our society, asserted Congress leader and Parliamentarian Priya Dutt. She was speaking at the 3rd National Solidarity Event in New Delhi.

Aug 20, 2015, 12:16 PM IST

Argentine court eases child abuser's punishment

An Argentine appeals court has touched off protests by reducing the sentence of a man convicted of abusing a six-year-old boy, on grounds that the victim was a homosexual who had previously been abused by his father.

May 19, 2015, 01:43 AM IST

Gay sex ruling: It’s a matter of personal freedom, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress` Rahul Gandhi said he agrees more with Delhi High Court`s earlier verdict, than with Supreme Court’s recent judgement deeming consensual sex between adults of the same gender as an offence.

Dec 12, 2013, 17:45 PM IST

UN chief calls for equality for lesbians, gays and bisexuals

In his message on the occasion of Human Rights Day, observed on December 10, Ban said the global body denounces all attacks on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or intersex people.

Dec 12, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi expresses disappointment over SC verdict on homosexuality

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed her disappointment over the Supreme Court’s judgement that consensual sex between adults of the same gender is an offence.

Dec 12, 2013, 13:18 PM IST

Homosexuality: SC says law not amended despite debate, puts ball in Parliament`s court

With the Supreme Court setting aside the judgement of Delhi High Court decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private, all eyes are on the elected representatives as to how will they react considering their slow approach to issues.

Dec 12, 2013, 10:21 AM IST

Singhvi refrains from commenting on his verdict on gay sex

Justice GS Singhvi on Wednesday refrained from making any comment on the criticism he received from the LGBT community for his last judgment upholding gay sex as criminal offence.

Dec 11, 2013, 20:24 PM IST

Muslim scholars, moulavis hail SC same sex verdict

Muslim scholars and moulavis in Odisha`s Kendrapara district have hailed the Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality.

Dec 11, 2013, 19:49 PM IST

Lifestyle choice cannot be illegal, Omar on SC verdict

Reacting to the Supreme Court verdict upholding section 377 of IPC, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said a lifestyle choice cannot be illegal.

Dec 11, 2013, 17:16 PM IST

Gay activists disappointed with SC verdict on homosexuality

The NGO, which was the first to file the petition for decriminalising section 377 of IPC, on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction over the Supreme Court judgement upholding the constitutional validity of the penal provision making gay sex a punishable offence.

Dec 11, 2013, 12:02 PM IST

Lesbians more daring than straight men: Lady Gaga

Singer Lady Gaga opened up about her sexual past and said that lesbians are "more daring" and energetic than "straight men".

Sep 13, 2013, 16:44 PM IST

Fear shadows Nepal gays, lesbians: Rights body

Nepal should allow lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups to operate freely and end arbitrary arrests of LGBT people, Human Rights Watch said Monday.

Apr 01, 2013, 18:09 PM IST