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SC calls Section 377 'infrastructure for denying rights', gives hope to LGBTQ community that IPC section may soon be struck down
India

SC calls Section 377 'infrastructure for denying rights', gives hope to LGBTQ community that IPC section may soon be struck down

Observation made by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in the ongoing hearing of curative petitions to quash Section 377 of the IPC which criminalises "consensual acts of adults in private", have given hope to the LGBTQ community.

Madrid global gay pride parade: Thousands march under tight security
World

Madrid global gay pride parade: Thousands march under tight security

Hundreds of thousands of people marched in a global gay pride demonstration in Madrid under tight security, and a parade of 52 floats took the festivities through the Spanish capital and into the night

For Chinese gays, 'coming out' is a family affair, new generation willing to take a stand on sexuality
World

For Chinese gays, 'coming out' is a family affair, new generation willing to take a stand on sexuality

Deep-seated cultural expectations for each generation to produce a male heir — heightened by China's "one-child policy", which expanded to two in 2015 — added to the pressure to conform. But a new generation is more willing to take a stand on their sexuality, despite what their relatives may think.

Rainbow at end of the tunnel? Curative petition on Section 377, a last legal remedy to toss draconian law out
India

Rainbow at end of the tunnel? Curative petition on Section 377, a last legal remedy to toss draconian law out

In their bid to decriminalise Section 377, The LGBTQI groups have mobilised themselves, hundreds of gay men and women came out to their families, friends and to the world — because the personal is political.

We are not gays: Zimbabwe president Mugabe tells United Nations
World

We are not gays: Zimbabwe president Mugabe tells United Nations

That Zimbabwe has one of the worst LGBT rights records in well known, but it was made clearer when the country's president Robert Mugabe used the UN platform to express his disgust towards homosexuality.

Gays 'not accepted' on sports field, face abuse: Survey
Sports

Gays 'not accepted' on sports field, face abuse: Survey

Only one percent of people feel that gays are "completely accepted" on the sporting field, while others have been subject to verbal and physical abuse for being homosexual, a new international survey said Sunday.

Russia dismantles memorial to Steve Jobs' after Tim Cook comes out
World

Russia dismantles memorial to Steve Jobs' after Tim Cook comes out

Promoting "traditional values", President Vladimir Putin last year signed a law prohibiting the spread of "gay propaganda" among minors.

Obama's gay vision lights fire under US's Bible Belt
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Obama's gay vision lights fire under US's Bible Belt

President Obama's views on same sex marriages is likely to prove highly divisive in America's vertically split society