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Tech Mahindra sacks executive after ex-employee complains of discrimination

Tech Mahindra has sacked the employee, who had been accused by a former employee of harassing and discriminating against him on grounds of sexual orientation, according to a tweet by the IT major.

Sep 16, 2018, 20:14 PM IST

Don't divide what is homosexual, heterosexual relationship: Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar says he knows that the society looks at a relationship between homosexuals with a different lens, and understands how tough dealing with it can be.

Jan 26, 2018, 16:12 PM IST

Bigg Boss 11 contestant Priyank Sharma says trolls on his sexual orientation affect him

Priyank Sharma will address the issue through TV show Troll Police, which brings celebrities and their trolls face-to-face. 

Jan 17, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

'Jealous sex addict' Ram Rahim forced aides to turn homosexuals, reveals Dera follower

Self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim forced his aides to turn homosexuals, revealed a former Dera Sacha Sauda follower.

Sep 22, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

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

Ranbir Kapoor willing to play homosexual on screen

The actor opened up about his professional as well as personal life in an interview for Vogue India's September 2016 issue, which is available on the stands from September 3.

Aug 31, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Orlando shooter Mateen's ex-wife says he was homosexual, used gay dating apps

Mateen's ex-wife said that her husband Omar Mateen might have chosen to hide his true identity out of anger and shame.

Jun 14, 2016, 16:26 PM IST

Thousands march in Seoul for Gay Pride parade

Some 2,000 police were deployed along the parade route as hundreds of Christians turned out to protest the event, chanting slogans and holding up one sign in English that read: "Homosexual is sin. Return to Jesus".

Jun 11, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

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Jan 05, 2016, 13:09 PM IST

Pope urges Church to move ahead as gay issue overshadows synod

Pope Francis said on Monday that the Church was "not a museum" but a place for progress, as members of a key synod started three weeks of debate aimed at reshaping Catholic teaching on the family.

Oct 05, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Women more flexible in their sexual identity than men, reveals study

 A new study has suggested that women are more likely than men to report bisexuality, while men are more likely to report being either '100 percent heterosexual' or '100 percent homosexual.'

Aug 26, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

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

AMU homosexual claim: VC warns against misplaced slander

Days after an AMU professor sparked controversy by allegedly calling madrasas "dens of vice and homosexuality", the university VC on Sunday hit out at the "misplaced slander campaign" that can lead to unjustified denigration of madrasas and hurt the entire Muslim community.

May 31, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

Irish vote on gay marriage in landmark referendum

The Irish voted on Friday on whether to allow gay marriage, just two decades after Ireland became the last country in Western Europe to decriminalise homosexuality.

May 22, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Photos claim IS beheadings of homosexuals in northern Iraq

The Islamic State group has publicly beheaded three men in northern Iraq, two of them for allegedly engaging in homosexual acts, according to photos shared by sympathisers on social media Tuesday.

Mar 10, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Swedish man gets prison for `homosexual acts` in Tunisia

A Swedish man has been given two years behind bars in Tunisia for "homosexual acts" despite the protests of Swedish diplomats, authorities said Saturday.

Feb 07, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Indian-origin Irish minister comes out as gay

An Indian-origin senior Cabinet minister in Ireland on Sunday announced he's gay, becoming the first openly homosexual government figure in the history of the traditionally conservative Catholic country.

Jan 18, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Thailand to recognise 'third gender' in new Constitution: Panel

Thailand`s Constitution will include the term "third gender" for the first time, a member of a panel drafting a new charter said on Thursday, in a move to empower transgender and gay communities and ensure them fairer legal treatment.

Jan 15, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Ellen DeGeneres responds to 'gay agenda' accusations with humour

 Ellen DeGeneres has hit back against a Christian Post contributor, who alleged that gay celebrities like her are guilty of pushing a "gay agenda" on America's youth, with humor.

Jan 15, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Gays fear new law will drive them out of Kyrgyzstan

A draft law banning "homosexual propaganda" in Kyrgyzstan could be the last straw for the Central Asian country`s frightened gay community.

Nov 02, 2014, 13:12 PM IST