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Tanuja Chandra's next on LGBT community to have a digital release

The short film, which is releasing on June 5 on Eros Now, features Konkona Sen Sharma in the lead.

May 31, 2019, 19:47 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

LGBT community celebrates SC verdict on Section 377

The Supreme Court on Thursday (September 6) read down Section 377 and said that homosexuality cannot be considered a crime.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

Love knows no gender: Tears of joy as LGBT community celebrates end of Section 377 tyranny

Members of the LGBT community, including rights activists, broke into celebration as the Supreme Court judgement was read out.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:37 PM IST

Malaysian newspaper draws flak over piece on identifying gays, lesbians

  An article by a Malaysian newspaper on how to identify lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) people has sparked outrage on social media, as the country grapples with the growing influence of religious hardliners.

Feb 13, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

Anti-gay male politician caught having sex with man in office, sacked

He sent me videos of him masturbating as well as d**k pics, one of his victims alleged.  

Nov 23, 2017, 21:08 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

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

'Half of China's gay people reluctant to come out in open'

About half of China's gay people, whose numbers are on the rise were reluctant to come out of the closet contrary to Chinese lesbians who would like to come out in open, a survey on LGBT community has said.

Nov 15, 2016, 16:59 PM IST

Transgenders to soon be categorised as 'third gender', can change gender after sex-change surgery

As per the new government ruling, transgenders will soon be categorised as the 'third gender' and will be eligible for welfare benefits in reservation in jobs and education. 

Jul 21, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

George Takei clarifies comments about gay Sulu in 'Star Trek'

 Actor George Takei has clarified why he disagreed with the makers of "Star Trek" on making the character of Sulu, which he once played, as gay in their next film.

Jul 14, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

Taiwan may become the first Asian country to legalise same sex marriage

Taiwan has a large gay community and its annual gay pride parade is said to be the biggest in Asia.

Jul 04, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

LGBT community snubs 'fascist' Modi govt, questions PM's silence

The LGBT community members on Friday demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence and speak about what he calls "inclusive society".

Jul 01, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Gay, lesbian, bisexual don't come under third gender; give reservation to transgenders: SC to Centre

The apex court, while ordering the Centre to grant reservation to transgenders, maintained that lesbians, gays and bisexuals do not constitute to be a part of the third gender.

Jun 30, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

David Cameron calls on LGBT community to live 'freely'

UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday called out to the world's LGBT community to live "freely and openly".

Jun 25, 2016, 22:19 PM IST

Orlando shooting: Omar Mateen's wife knew of attack, could be charged

New York The wife of Orlando shooter Omar Mateen may face criminal charges after reports emerged that she was aware of his plots to attack a gay nightclub and was with him when he bought ammunition

Jun 15, 2016, 18:21 PM IST

Candles, tears and song at Orlando vigil for massacre victims

It was the first major vigil in memory of the 49 people killed in America`s worst mass shooting.

Jun 14, 2016, 09:02 AM IST

Orlando shooting: LGBT community shows support on social media

Artists and activists from the community responded to the Orlando shooting with love and defiance and posted their kissing and hugging photos on the social media.

Jun 14, 2016, 07:43 AM IST

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

Manny Pacquiao: Nike drops boxer's contract over 'homosexuals are worse than animals' comment

We find Manny Pacquiao`s comments abhorrent, says Nike.

Feb 18, 2016, 04:08 AM IST