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Oct 15, 2017
Could UN's global corporate standards make Indian workplaces more inclusive for LGBTI individuals?Influential personalities from the corporate world and a UN spokesperson came together to discuss the newly-framed standards to prevent discrimination against the LGBTI community. They shared insights on how the current Indian law impacts this issue, how to sensitise employees, the role that the private sector can play
Sep 02, 2017
Right to Privacy verdict: For LGBTQ community, this judgment is a big step in fight against Section 377When the Supreme Court declared the right to privacy a fundamental right, the LGBTQ community in India was taken by surprise.
Aug 25, 2017
Canada to have allow gender-neutral passports, will have new option 'X'anadians who do not identify as male or female will from 31 August be able to mark "X" on their passports, instead of "M" or "F", the government has announced.
Aug 19, 2017
Accused in Pune gangrape case get bail: Govt, courts aren't doing enough for justice for transgendersThe government has waited far too long to provide procedural mechanisms for transgenders.
Aug 06, 2017
In Dehradun, the first-ever Pride Walk signals a step forward in the movement for equal rightsDehradun saw its first major event in support of LGBTQ rights in form of a Pride Walk on 30 July 2017.
Jul 15, 2017
Thousands celebrate gay rights in Seoul pride parade amid protests by conservative ChristiansThousands of people celebrated gay rights with song, dance and a march in Seoul on Saturday, amid rain and boisterous protests by conservative Christians
Jun 30, 2017
Germany legalises same-sex marriage; reform grants marital, adoption rights to gay couplesThe German parliament legalised same-sex marriage, days after Angela Merkel said she would allow her conservative lawmakers to follow their conscience
Jun 27, 2017
US tech companies urge federal court to protect gay employeesIn April, a panel of three 2nd Circuit judges dismissed Zarda's case, saying the court's decision in a separate case in 2000 that said discrimination against gay workers is not a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 foreclosed his claims.
Jun 26, 2017
Tech ‘Pride’: Are tech companies ignorant to LGBTQ rights? Here's how they've dealt with this issueThe tech industry which has always focussed on talent and is known to introduce dynamicity in the new age, for them it becomes necessary to include everyone within the same ambit.
Jun 26, 2017
Tanzania govt issues warning to arrest, report those 'protecting' homosexual interestsTanzania has threatened to arrest and deport those campaigning for gay rights and de-register organisations protecting homosexual interests.