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'Rocketman' banned in Samoa for depictions of homosexuality

The Samoan government has banned the widely acclaimed Taron Egerton starrer film from screening in the South Pacific island country, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Jun 12, 2019, 15:17 PM IST

In landmark judgement, Botswana High Court decriminalises homosexuality

The three-judge bench while giving the ruling said that sexual orientation is not a fashion statement and is an important attribute of one's personality. 

Jun 11, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

People have started writing gay characters with three dimensions: Matt Bomer

"I wouldn't be here now. My life would have taken some pretty harsh turns," he added. 

May 31, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Xavier Dolan calls out Hollywood's double standards for films about homosexual love stories

The filmmaker made it clear that "Matthias & Maxime" is not "gay, its life". 

May 24, 2019, 19:43 PM IST

Ellen DeGeneres proud of India's Dutee Chand

Praising Chand for embracing her sexuality openly, DeGeneres tweeted about it.

May 21, 2019, 21:26 PM IST

The rise of stories on lesbians casts shine on Indian screens

It is a new and sexually liberated India, say those bringing lesbian stories to the screen.

Feb 07, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Ellen Page felt 'depressed', 'anxious' in her 20s

In a lengthy Facebook post Page accused Ratner of making the slur about her to another actors during the first day of filming the movie, in which she was starring as Kitty Pryde.

Jan 22, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Doctor treats homosexuals with electric shock as part of 'conversion therapy'

A doctor, who terms homosexuality as "genetic mental disorder" and uses electric shock to treat gay and lesbian people, has been summoned by a Delhi court as an accused for violating norms.

Dec 08, 2018, 13:23 PM IST

As transgender, bringing up daughter was difficult: Activist Gauri Sawant

Gauri adopted her daughter, now 16, when she was left orphaned in 2001 after the death of her mother, who was a sex worker.

Oct 13, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

Scientists suggest homosexuality is genetic, decode Darwinian paradox

Evidence suggests that homosexuality is governed by genetic influences and gay couples reproduce less than heterosexuals. Scientists are now debating how such behaviour fits with Charles Darwin's theory of evolution and will homosexuality eventually be extinct? 

 

Sep 25, 2018, 14:08 PM IST

SC judge criticises government for leaving it to wisdom of court to decide on Section 377

Justice D Y Chandrachud said that in Section 377 the judgment really represented in that sense the battle between laws of a colonial origin and laws which must truly represent constitutional values. 

Sep 08, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

No information on sexual individuality disturbs me: Karan Johar

He said judgments must be kept aside.

Sep 07, 2018, 20:06 PM IST

Akshara Singh hails SC verdict on decriminalising homosexuality—See post

Several Bollywood celebrities backed the landmark judgement. 

Sep 07, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Society must treat LGBT community with respect: Hansal Mehta

According to Mehta, the court can only make rules and laws, but a change in society can come if people practice it.

Sep 06, 2018, 19:17 PM IST

SC verdict on Article 377: India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal

72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships.

Sep 06, 2018, 18:25 PM IST

SC judgement on Section 377 to be considered for pending prosecutions too

In four separate but concurring judgements, the top court set aside its 2013 verdict in the Suresh Kaushal case which had re-criminalised consensual unnatural sex. 

Sep 06, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Full text: 5-Judge SC bench verdict on Section 377 and homosexuality

SC said that the part of Section 377 dealing with homosexuality is violative of the right to equality and the right to live with dignity.

Sep 06, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Homosexuality verdict will help eliminate stigma: UN

UN expressed hopes that the SC ruling will be the first step towards guaranteeing the full range of fundamental rights to the LGBTIQ persons.

Sep 06, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Section 377 verdict: Homosexuality not a crime, but same-sex marriages against nature, says RSS

Though it does not consider homosexuality as a crime, the RSS says same-sex marriages are against nature.

Sep 06, 2018, 16:03 PM IST

Bollywood movies which touched upon homosexuality as a subject

Let's take a look at some of the Bollywood movies which dealt with homosexuality as a subject:

Sep 06, 2018, 13:14 PM IST