LGBTQ

Zareen Khan-Anshuman Jha's LGBTQ+ drama, 'Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele' garners 2 mn views in release week!

Hum Bhi Akele Tum Bhi Akele is written and directed by Harish Vyas. It is produced by Anshuman Jha and Navey Mittar under the banner of First Ray Films. 

May 21, 2021, 13:10 PM IST

Demi Lovato identifies as non-binary, to officially change pronouns to they/them

American singer Demi Lovato has shared a video on Twitter stating the decision to "officially be changing my pronouns to they/them". In a series of tweets Lovato posted on Wednesday (India time), the singer added they would henceforth be identifying as non-binary.

May 20, 2021, 07:41 AM IST

US Supreme Court conservatives revive criticism of gay marriage ruling

The court turned away an appeal by Kim Davis, who had served as Rowan County clerk, of a lower court ruling that let the lawsuits accusing her of violating the constitutional rights of the couples proceed.

Oct 06, 2020, 09:45 AM IST

Google Doodle honours gay rights activist Marsha P Johnson marking Pride month 2020

Marsha was also known as the 'mayor of Christopher Street' and from 1987 through 1992, was an AIDS activist with ACT UP.

Jun 30, 2020, 09:40 AM IST

Viral: ‘Aligarh’ writer Apurva Asrani finally buys home in Mumbai with partner Siddhant, 'pretended to be cousins for 13 years'

In a heart-touching post, Apurva Asrani wrote that the duo pretended to be cousins for 13 years so that they could rent a home in the city.

May 31, 2020, 16:31 PM IST

Short film aims to highlight LGBTQ challenges

The cast of the movie includes Indian actor Adil Hussain of "Life Of Pi" and "English Vinglish" fame, besides Bollywood-based American actor Edward Sonnenblick, Los Angeles-based actor Sachin Bhatt and Indian supermodel Dipannita Sharma.

Aug 22, 2019, 21:43 PM IST

Tinder's new feature aims for more safety for LGBTQ users

Called the "Traveler Alert", the in-app feature would appear in such hostile countries as soon as the app is opened to warn users about the potential dangers LGBTQ people face in the region. 

Jul 25, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

Adah Sharma stuns in rainbow look, celebrates pride month in style—Pics

The month of June is celebrated as the LGBT Pride Month and rainbow theme dominates the streets, social media etc.

Jul 22, 2019, 13:25 PM IST

LGBTQ+ film 'Sheer Khurma' written with Sureka Sikri, Divya Dutta in mind

Faraz says he was fortunate to work with his wishlist actresses at the very start of his career.

Jul 08, 2019, 19:14 PM IST

Orlando honours nightclub shooting victims on the 3rd anniversary

During an emotional bilingual ceremony held at the Pulse Interim Memorial, where the nightclub is situated and which will remain as a permanent museum, some 2,000 people on Wednesday gathered to remember the victims, survivors and their families, reports Efe news.

Jun 13, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

Bella Thorne praises Taylor Swift for LGBTQ petition

However, 'The DUFF' actor also expressed her doubtfulness at the government's capability to provide practical change for the community. 

Jun 06, 2019, 20:00 PM IST

Poorna Jagannathan, Nikohl Boosheri to star in LGBTQ drama 'Alia's Birth'

Sam Abbas is excited to be working with such "incredible talents". 

Apr 24, 2019, 19:32 PM IST

Marvel universe to get gay superhero soon

Rumour mills are also abuzz that Angelina Jolie is in talks to star in Marvel Studios' 'The Eternals'.

Apr 01, 2019, 22:03 PM IST

Google axes controversial gay conversion therapy app

Facing immense pressure from the LGBTQ civil rights advocacy groups, Google has removed a controversial app that advocated for gay conversion therapy.

Mar 30, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

Male actors insecure about playing gay characters: Onir

Filmmaker Onir said Thursday that male actors in Bollywood are still insecure about playing gay roles.

Mar 15, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

My art is my freedom: Hard Kaur

Rapper Hard Kaur, who is releasing a new single "Poison" around equal rights for the LGBTQ community, says the song translates her personal opinion on the expression of freedom and liberation, which she believes is the basis of every human being.

Feb 25, 2019, 23:37 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

Sonam is making brave choices: Anil Kapoor

Anil also shared that he wishes to direct Sonam in the future.

Feb 04, 2019, 19:23 PM IST

Sonam Kapoor is courageous, beautiful: Arjun Kapoor

He then added that he is proud of her and Anil for choosing a script like "Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga".

Jan 29, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

Democratic Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard apologizes for her past statement on LGBTQ

The Iraq war veteran, Gabbard was recently re-elected for her fourth consecutive term to the House of Representatives from the State of Hawaii.

Jan 18, 2019, 11:56 AM IST