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Right to Privacy verdict: For LGBTQ community, this judgment is a big step in fight against Section 377
India

Right to Privacy verdict: For LGBTQ community, this judgment is a big step in fight against Section 377

When the Supreme Court declared the right to privacy a fundamental right, the LGBTQ community in India was taken by surprise.

Canada to have allow gender-neutral passports, will have new option 'X'
World

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.

Accused in Pune gangrape case get bail: Govt, courts aren't doing enough for justice for transgenders
India

Accused in Pune gangrape case get bail: Govt, courts aren't doing enough for justice for transgenders

The government has waited far too long to provide procedural mechanisms for transgenders.

In Dehradun, the first-ever Pride Walk signals a step forward in the movement for equal rights
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In Dehradun, the first-ever Pride Walk signals a step forward in the movement for equal rights

Dehradun saw its first major event in support of LGBTQ rights in form of a Pride Walk on 30 July 2017.

Thousands celebrate gay rights in Seoul pride parade amid protests by conservative Christians
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Thousands celebrate gay rights in Seoul pride parade amid protests by conservative Christians

Thousands of people celebrated gay rights with song, dance and a march in Seoul on Saturday, amid rain and boisterous protests by conservative Christians

Germany legalises same-sex marriage; reform grants marital, adoption rights to gay couples
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Germany legalises same-sex marriage; reform grants marital, adoption rights to gay couples

The German parliament legalised same-sex marriage, days after Angela Merkel said she would allow her conservative lawmakers to follow their conscience

US tech companies urge federal court to protect gay employees
News & Analysis

US tech companies urge federal court to protect gay employees

In 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.

Tech ‘Pride’: Are tech companies ignorant to LGBTQ rights? Here's how they've dealt with this issue
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Tech ‘Pride’: Are tech companies ignorant to LGBTQ rights? Here's how they've dealt with this issue

The 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.

Tanzania govt issues warning to arrest, report those 'protecting' homosexual interests
World

Tanzania govt issues warning to arrest, report those 'protecting' homosexual interests

Tanzania has threatened to arrest and deport those campaigning for gay rights and de-register organisations protecting homosexual interests.

In the Trump era, gay pride parades sound a note of resistance and face some across US
World

In the Trump era, gay pride parades sound a note of resistance and face some across US

At the jam-packed New York City parade, a few attendees wore "Make America Gay Again" hats, while one group walking silently in the parade wore "Black Lives Matter" shirts

Sir Ian McKellen, Gary Reich are seeking broadcasters for short-film series on LGBT youth
Entertainment

Sir Ian McKellen, Gary Reich are seeking broadcasters for short-film series on LGBT youth

Sir Ian McKellen and Gary Reich have planned a series of short films around the LGBT community. Facebook is the broadcasting partner of the first film.

Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron resigns, citing 'scrutiny of religious views' after gay rights stance
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Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron resigns, citing 'scrutiny of religious views' after gay rights stance

Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron announced his resignation on Wednesday, citing scrutiny of his religious views over gay rights during the recent general election campaign

Leo Varadkar, Indian-origin doctor, officially takes over as Ireland's youngest and first gay PM
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Leo Varadkar, Indian-origin doctor, officially takes over as Ireland's youngest and first gay PM

Varadkar, the country's first Indian-origin premier, officially took over from Enda Kenny as Taoiseach, as the Irish prime ministerial title is known.

Chinese app for lesbians shuts down, website and social media accounts also go offline
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Chinese app for lesbians shuts down, website and social media accounts also go offline

A popular Chinese dating app for lesbians called Rela has been shut down, along with its website and main social media account.

Taiwan's gay marriage ruling raises hope as struggle for equality across Asia continues
World

Taiwan's gay marriage ruling raises hope as struggle for equality across Asia continues

Despite Taiwan's gay marriage ruling, activists warn the fight for equality isn't over in a region where gay sex remains illegal.

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to legalise gay marriage
World

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to legalise gay marriage

A top Taiwan court ruled in favour of gay marriage Wednesday, a landmark ruling that paves the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise same sex unions.

Indonesian men publicly caned for gay sex, defying Sharia law in Aceh province
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Indonesian men publicly caned for gay sex, defying Sharia law in Aceh province

Public caning has long been common for offences such as gambling and drinking in Aceh, which was given the right to implement sharia law in 2001

Chechnya is persecuting its gays: Here's what we can do to rise up against it
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Chechnya is persecuting its gays: Here's what we can do to rise up against it

"Let’s work on something more constructive, like freeing those who are tangled in the web of deceit in Chechnya." - Harish Iyer

Mumbai pride parade: LGBTQ flags fly high with demands for equal rights
India

Mumbai pride parade: LGBTQ flags fly high with demands for equal rights

Mumbai hosted its 9th Queer Azaadi March on Saturday at August Kranti Marg.

Mumbai Pride Parade: Not just a symbol of protest, it is a celebration of who we are
Life

Mumbai Pride Parade: Not just a symbol of protest, it is a celebration of who we are

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Mumbai Pride Parade, also known as the Queer Azaadi March