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The Guysexual Guide: Every possible guy’s handbook for attending the Pride March
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The Guysexual Guide: Every possible guy’s handbook for attending the Pride March

Support for your LGBT friends aside, here are four reasons why you need to walk in the Queer Pride March today

Rainbow Christmas: Meet these Santas from the LGBT community who are making the world merrier
India

Rainbow Christmas: Meet these Santas from the LGBT community who are making the world merrier

Meet these secret santas with rainbow caps who little by little change the world for all.

Homophobia has surged in Mexico after gay marriage push: NGO
World

Homophobia has surged in Mexico after gay marriage push: NGO

Homophobia has surged in Mexico since President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed to legalise same-sex marriage in May, a gay rights group said, reporting 26 hate-fueled murders this year.

Australia to call for a referendum on same sex marriage in February 2017
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Australia to call for a referendum on same sex marriage in February 2017

To approve the legislation of same sex marriage the cabinet of the Australian government agreed to call for a referendum on 11 February, even without the support of the Labor party opposition.

Surrogacy Bill 2016 imposes unjust bans and does not focus on the real issues
India

Surrogacy Bill 2016 imposes unjust bans and does not focus on the real issues

Instead of understanding the issues related to IVF and surrogacy, the Surrogacy Bill seeks to impose bans which will kill fertility treatment.

Pro-gay Republicans hope Trump's nomination will help repair party's anti-equality stance
World

Pro-gay Republicans hope Trump's nomination will help repair party's anti-equality stance

Pro-gay Republicans have held up Donald Trump as the most supportive nominee in GOP history, but at this week's Republican National Convention, their excitement is clashing with the stark realisation that their party is still pushing a very different message.

Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence don't agree on key policies
World

Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence don't agree on key policies

Pence is in many ways what Trump is not: a strong social conservative with deep ties to the party's establishment.

Gay pride march in France sparks a row in hard right party, National Front
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Gay pride march in France sparks a row in hard right party, National Front

While the student wing tweeted out to show solidarity to the gay march, party vice-president and senior leaders disapproved of the pro-march message.

Christians should apologise to gay people for discrimination: Pope Francis
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Christians should apologise to gay people for discrimination: Pope Francis

That comment was one of the first indications that the Vatican under Pope Francis' leadership would take a more conciliatory approach to the gay community

Chandigarh minor rape victim's gay brother says he was sexually assaulted by police
India

Chandigarh minor rape victim's gay brother says he was sexually assaulted by police

When the boy objected the beatings, the Chandigarh Police told him he was detained for triple-riding and for not carrying a valid license

Orlando shooting: Thousands attend vigils and marches for the victims around US
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Orlando shooting: Thousands attend vigils and marches for the victims around US

Vigils, rallies and marches were held around the US Monday for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Police in many areas have promised heightened security for the events, which come during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.

'A friend you could always call': Families remember the victims of the Orlando massacre
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'A friend you could always call': Families remember the victims of the Orlando massacre

The people of Orlando grieved and remembered the dead after a gunman murdered 50 people at a gay nightclub in the Florida city, but there was also defiance in the face of tragedy.

Judge in China rules against same-sex couple in lawsuit
World

Judge in China rules against same-sex couple in lawsuit

A judge on Wednesday ruled against a gay couple in China's first same-sex marriage case that was seen as a landmark moment for the country's emerging LGBT rights movement.

'Homosexuality not a crime, sexual preferences are personal': RSS begins to revamp its public image
Politics

'Homosexuality not a crime, sexual preferences are personal': RSS begins to revamp its public image

The new RSS stand on homosexuality indicates an effort by the Sangh to change its perception among the people, especially among the youth.

Same-sex union bill: In risky move, Italy's PM to push watered-down version through Senate
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Same-sex union bill: In risky move, Italy's PM to push watered-down version through Senate

Italy's PM Matteo Renzi bowed to Catholic pressure to remove stepchild adoption rights from the text to ease its passage through parliament.

Russia hardens stand against LGBT rights: MPs debate bill to fine, imprison those who are openly gay
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Russia hardens stand against LGBT rights: MPs debate bill to fine, imprison those who are openly gay

The bill being debated in Russia calls for a punishment of up 15 days in police cells for being openly gay in educational institutions.

'Hope people will be allowed to love': From Nandita Das to P Chidambaram here's who said what on SC's move to reopen Section 377 debate
India

'Hope people will be allowed to love': From Nandita Das to P Chidambaram here's who said what on SC's move to reopen Section 377 debate

From LGBT activists to Bollywood celebrities and politicians, the reactions to the Supreme Court's decision on Section 377 conveyed hope.

Where were you, Karan Johar, when the entire LGBT community was battling Section 377?
India

Where were you, Karan Johar, when the entire LGBT community was battling Section 377?

I don’t get it, Karan Johar. Here is the whole LGBT community fighting Section 377 tooth and nail for over three decades. Did you not read the papers?

Shashi Tharoor’s move to amend Section 377 shot down; Parliament shows disdain for gay rights
India

Shashi Tharoor’s move to amend Section 377 shot down; Parliament shows disdain for gay rights

Private member's Bill to amend Section 377 and decriminalise gay sex shot down in Parliament. Politicians don't really care about gay rights

This shows degree of intolerance in sections of BJP: Tharoor on rejection of bill to amend Sec 377
India

This shows degree of intolerance in sections of BJP: Tharoor on rejection of bill to amend Sec 377

Shashi Tharoor saw "intolerance" among a section of the ruling BJP after his move to introduce a bill for decriminalising homosexuality was rejected.