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Term LGBTQ doesn't help community as much as it used to:  Amber Heard

Term LGBTQ doesn't help community as much as it used to: Amber Heard

Actor Amber Heard said she believes the term "LGBTQ" does not help the marginalised community as much as it did at one point of time, especially in Hollywood.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Neither constitution nor mindset supports LGBTs in India: Celina Jaitly

Neither constitution nor mindset supports LGBTs in India: Celina Jaitly

Actress Celina Jaitly, who has always spoken up for the rights of the LGBTs (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender), says the Indian Constitution and the mentality of people do not support the community in the country.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Prince William honoured for supporting LGBT community

Prince William was honoured for supporting the LGBT-- lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender -- community and said "nobody should be bullied for their sexuality".

May 13, 2017, 14:07 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
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.

Jun 12, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2016, 03:00 AM IST

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.

Mar 19, 2016, 14:18 PM IST
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.

Feb 05, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
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.

Jan 29, 2016, 19:41 PM IST
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.

Jan 21, 2016, 17:28 PM IST
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.

Nov 07, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

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.

Nov 06, 2015, 05:43 AM IST
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.

Oct 27, 2015, 10:30 AM IST
Biases against lesbians, gays ebbing: Study

Biases against lesbians, gays ebbing: Study

Conscious and unconscious biases against lesbian women and gay men are decreasing across all demographic groups in the US, a new study shows.

Jul 24, 2015, 15:11 PM IST
Young women watching porn more than ever

Young women watching porn more than ever

While the core audience for porn is predominantly male, there has been a surge in women porn viewers among the millennial generation (those born after 1980), an interesting study has revealed.

Jul 13, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Gay couple in US to get USD 135,000 for denied wedding cake

The former owners of a bakery in the US state of Oregon have been ordered to pay USD 135,000 to a lesbian couple who were refused a wedding cake in 2013.

Jul 05, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

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.

Jun 17, 2015, 18:11 PM IST
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.

Jun 15, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

'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.

Jun 11, 2015, 19:03 PM IST
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.

Jun 11, 2015, 10:11 AM IST