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Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte sparks outrage after claiming 'beautiful women cured him of being gay'
World

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte sparks outrage after claiming 'beautiful women cured him of being gay'

Philippines Rodrigo Duterte is notorious for his foul-mouthed speeches that include insults, threats to perceived enemies and references to rape that he casts as jokes.

Sex education in schools is a must to tackle India's sexual violence epidemic
science

Sex education in schools is a must to tackle India's sexual violence epidemic

Sex ed includes reproductive health, STDs, contraceptives, consent & gender equality – all of which are key to addressing sexual violence.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha exit polls, Game of Thrones finale, Dutee Chand; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha exit polls, Game of Thrones finale, Dutee Chand; today's must-read stories

Pollsters predicted that Bihar is among those states that will play a major role in BJP's likely stellar performance for the second successive Lok Sabha election.

Dutee Chand's brave coming out opens up new avenues of discussions on homosexuality, bisexuality and queerness in sport
Sports

Dutee Chand's brave coming out opens up new avenues of discussions on homosexuality, bisexuality and queerness in sport

In a country, too, where even the limited conversations the public has had about the LGBTQI community have been restricted to gay men, Dutee has opened up new avenues of discussion

Bollywood and LGBTQ: Can the industry ever come out of the closet?
Entertainment

Bollywood and LGBTQ: Can the industry ever come out of the closet?

Bollywood is learning to experiment with gay themes on screen in the post 377 era. Bollywood and LGBTQ notions, however, don't go together in real life yet.

Tales of Homosexuality: Bollywood is learning to come out of the closet
Entertainment

Tales of Homosexuality: Bollywood is learning to come out of the closet

Bollywood as well as streaming platforms learn to treat themes of homosexuality with sensitivity

377 Ab Normal movie review: Indian LGBTQ community deserves a better film than this patchy, soulless affair
Entertainment

377 Ab Normal movie review: Indian LGBTQ community deserves a better film than this patchy, soulless affair

When ever-dependable actors like Ayub and Tanvi Azmi deliver deeply disappointing performances in 377 Ab Normal, you know there is just no soul in the project.

As 'conservative' Indian Army shies away from admitting homosexuals, world's major powers roll out welcome wagon
India

As 'conservative' Indian Army shies away from admitting homosexuals, world's major powers roll out welcome wagon

Let's examine the stand of some of the world's major powers on homosexuals serving in the military

Pope Francis says gay people should not join clergy, calls homosexuality a 'serious issue'
World

Pope Francis says gay people should not join clergy, calls homosexuality a 'serious issue'

The Roman Catholic Church's position is that homosexual acts are sinful and Pope Francis' stance on homosexuality in the clergy is not new.

Chinese court sentences author to 10 years for selling 'obscene' literature; punishment sparks outcry among internet users
World

Chinese court sentences author to 10 years for selling 'obscene' literature; punishment sparks outcry among internet users

The case went viral on Chinese social media as commentators asked how such a punishment made sense when some sexual assault cases often drew lighter sentences.

Medical Council of India to update MBBS curriculum after 21 years; course will increase focus on medical ethics
India

Medical Council of India to update MBBS curriculum after 21 years; course will increase focus on medical ethics

The Medical Council of India (MCI) earlier this month announced that it would update the curriculum for the MBBS course.

CJI Dipak Misra will be remembered for chronicle of controversies, rather than major judgments
India

CJI Dipak Misra will be remembered for chronicle of controversies, rather than major judgments

The last week of outgoing CJI Depak Misra's tenure was probably the best week that the Indian legal community has seen in terms of the rights that were guaranteed to the citizens.

SC verdicts on Section 377, Sabarimala: Can changed legal positions translate to more open social attitudes?
India

SC verdicts on Section 377, Sabarimala: Can changed legal positions translate to more open social attitudes?

India’s social and cultural norms are changing so rapidly that there is now a fear that the public synapses will go into overload.

Sabarimala verdict: SC upheld Constitution in letter and spirit by giving preference to equality in recent judgments
India

Sabarimala verdict: SC upheld Constitution in letter and spirit by giving preference to equality in recent judgments

Chief justice of India Dipak Misra, through powerful judgments in Section 377 case, Section 497 case and now the Sabarimala temple entry case not only pronounced legal verdict that tends to correct certain ‘legal’ wrongs, but also unleashed a spree of social reforms

Sabarimala verdict: SC judgment a hammer blow to Indic strains that weave into mosaic of Hinduism
India

Sabarimala verdict: SC judgment a hammer blow to Indic strains that weave into mosaic of Hinduism

This SC ruling may open a Pandora’s box and have much wider ramifications.

UN Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet cites Indian Supreme Court's ruling on homosexuality, urges more countries to amend laws
World

UN Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet cites Indian Supreme Court's ruling on homosexuality, urges more countries to amend laws

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual and Intersex (LGBTI) Core Group event — 'Violence against LGBTI Individuals: Extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions' — on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly here on Tuesday, said that change is happening around the world.

Kerala High Court allows lesbian couple to live together after one of the women was illegally confined by family
India

Kerala High Court allows lesbian couple to live together after one of the women was illegally confined by family

The court was considering a plea filed by a 40-year-old woman from Kollam district alleging that her 24-year-old partner from Thiruvananthapuram had been illegally confined by her family.

'Tech Mahindra has vindicated my stand', says firm's ex-employee who accused manager of discrimination against homosexuals
India

'Tech Mahindra has vindicated my stand', says firm's ex-employee who accused manager of discrimination against homosexuals

Gaurav Pramanik had cited an incident where a manager in Tech Mahindra allegedly made "sweeping generalisations and stereotyping of someone's sexuality."

Tech Mahindra sacks executive accused of bigotry and harassment by gay ex-employee
Business

Tech Mahindra sacks executive accused of bigotry and harassment by gay ex-employee

Tech Mahindra had said it would conduct a thorough probe after a former employee, just days after the Supreme Court decriminalising homosexuality, alleged harassment and discrimination by his then team manager in 2015.

After Section 377 verdict in India, Singapore DJ files court challenge against law banning gay sex
World

After Section 377 verdict in India, Singapore DJ files court challenge against law banning gay sex

Buoyed by the recent landmark ruling on homosexuality in India, a Singaporean DJ filed a court challenge against a law in the city state banning gay sex.