Homosexuality

Egypt steps up crackdown on gay community, arrests 27 over suspicion of homosexual behaviour

Egypt steps up crackdown on gay community, arrests 27 over suspicion of homosexual behaviour

Egypt has stepped up a crackdown on people suspected of homosexuality, arresting a total of 27 in a little more than a week, security officials said on Tuesday. 

Oct 03, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

Russia to appeal against European court ruling on ''gay propaganda''

"The (Russian) Justice Ministry expresses its disagreement with the conclusions of the European Court," the ministry said in a statement.

Jun 20, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

Serbia president names gay woman as PM in Balkan first

The appointment makes her Serbia`s first female prime minister and the first openly gay premier in the Balkans, where homosexuality remains a taboo in many parts of the region.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

Malaysia offers up to USD 1,000 for best 'gay prevention' video

The Malaysian government is offering cash prizes of up to $1,000 for the best videos explaining how to "prevent" homosexuality, according to a competition launched on the health ministry's website.

Jun 03, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

Malaysia offers up to $ 1,000 for best 'gay prevention' video

The Malaysian government is offering cash prizes of up to USD 1,000 for the best videos explaining how to "prevent" homosexuality, according to a competition launched on the health ministry's website.

Jun 03, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

South Korean military court jails soldier for gay sex

Homosexual acts are not a crime for civilians in South Korea, but it remains a conservative and patriarchal society.

May 24, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Indonesian men sentenced to caning for gay sex

A sharia court Wednesday sentenced two men to be publicly caned for gay sex for the first time in Indonesia`s conservative province of Aceh, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country.

May 17, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Muslims chant 'Allah-O-Akbar', throw gays from rooftop as Sharia punishment

Muslims chant 'Allah-O-Akbar', throw gays from rooftop as Sharia punishment

It's a very disturbing video!

Apr 03, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

Church of England welcomes first openly gay bishop

A British bishop has become the first in the Church of England -- the mother church of the worldwide Anglican faith -- to announce he is homosexual, in an interview published Saturday.

Sep 03, 2016, 14:57 PM IST
SC refers LGBT celebs' plea challenging Section 377 to CJI

SC refers LGBT celebs' plea challenging Section 377 to CJI

A group of LGBT celebrities had challenged Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a colonial era law that criminalises homosexuality.

Jun 29, 2016, 10:49 AM IST