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Section 377: Latest petition is a desperate cry for help by LGBT Indians and should be heard
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Section 377: Latest petition is a desperate cry for help by LGBT Indians and should be heard

What marks this Section 377 petition is that for the first time we have faces to the issues that we confront on a daily basis and a factual recounting of the discrimination this so-called “minuscule minority” faces.

Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February
India

Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February

The Supreme Court will hear in open court on 2 February a curative petition of gay activists challenging its verdict criminalising homosexuality in the country.

US lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations
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US lifts lifetime ban on gay blood donations

The United States on Monday formally lifted its lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, replacing the rule with a 12-month waiting period after last sexual contact.

Runaway teenagers in Bihar tell court they are lesbians in love
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Runaway teenagers in Bihar tell court they are lesbians in love

Two runaway teenagers in Bihar tell court they are lesbians in love.

Same-sex couples have right to marry anywhere, says US Supreme Court; Obama backs move
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Same-sex couples have right to marry anywhere, says US Supreme Court; Obama backs move

The Supreme Court declared on Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

Bold and beautiful: This viral ad featuring a lesbian couple is refreshing
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Bold and beautiful: This viral ad featuring a lesbian couple is refreshing

The latest advertisement from Anouk Ethnic Apparel showcasing a lesbian couple has gone viral on the social media networks.

Horrifying: Parents in India are using 'corrective rape' to cure homosexual children
India

Horrifying: Parents in India are using 'corrective rape' to cure homosexual children

If the social stigma faced by homosexuals is not enough, statistics now suggest that parents are using 'corrective rape' to cure their gay children.

Star Wars gets its first LGBT character in upcoming novel Lords of the Sith
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Star Wars gets its first LGBT character in upcoming novel Lords of the Sith

The Star Wars universe can now boast of diverse characters with Paul S Kemp including the first LGBT protagonist in his upcoming novel Lords of the Sith.

Thank you, Aamir Khan, for a Satyamev Jayate episode that brought gay pride into our homes
Entertainment

Thank you, Aamir Khan, for a Satyamev Jayate episode that brought gay pride into our homes

Thank you, Aamir Khan and the guests who came on Satyamev Jayate, for bringing pride into our homes and hearts.

Undercover sexuality: What is it like to be gay in Uganda?
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Undercover sexuality: What is it like to be gay in Uganda?

The anti-gay law signed by Museveni in February has since been revoked on a technicality, but the pair have been charged under a 1950s penal code which remains in force and prescribes jail for those found guilty of homosexual acts.

Uganda to reintroduce anti-gay law struck down by a court
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Uganda to reintroduce anti-gay law struck down by a court

It was not immediately clear whether Museveni would support the bill a second time, if passed by parliament again.

Uganda: Constitutional court overturns anti-gay law
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Uganda: Constitutional court overturns anti-gay law

The new ruling, which can be appealed, voids a statute signed into law by the president in February and which has broad public support in the religiously conservative Uganda.

Ellen Page declares she's gay, says she's 'tired of hiding'
Entertainment

Ellen Page declares she's gay, says she's 'tired of hiding'

Page, who in 2007 played a pregnant teen in "Juno," has also starred in "Inception", "To Rome with Love" and "X-Men: The Last Stand."

Hong Kong lesbian makes appeal to tycoon dad over dowry
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Hong Kong lesbian makes appeal to tycoon dad over dowry

The lesbian daughter of a flamboyant Hong Kong tycoon who publicly offered millions of dollars to any man who could woo her into marriage appealed to her father in an open letter published Wednesday to accept her for who she is.

LGBT community protests SC's refusal to review discriminatory verdict
Politics

LGBT community protests SC's refusal to review discriminatory verdict

Hundreds of members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community today protested against Supreme Court's refusal to review its verdict criminalising homosexual sex in the country.

Utah's same-sex marriage ban returns to US court
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Utah's same-sex marriage ban returns to US court

Hundreds of gay couples were expected to hurry for marriage licenses in Utah on Monday morning before the state's same-sex marriage ban returned to court.

SC verdict on 377: Sushma Swaraj wants an all-party meeting
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SC verdict on 377: Sushma Swaraj wants an all-party meeting

"Call an all-party meeting on Sec 377 and we'll discuss this issue after that," said Swaraj.

SC on 377: From Anupam Kher to Kalki, celebs upset with verdict
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SC on 377: From Anupam Kher to Kalki, celebs upset with verdict

The Supreme Court bench of Justice GS Singhvi and Justice SJ Mukhopadhayay, Wednesday setting aside the Delhi High Court verdict of 2009, said there was no constitutional room for change in the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Sorry Supreme Court, we're queer, and we're here to stay
Life

Sorry Supreme Court, we're queer, and we're here to stay

In fact, in the years since the Delhi High Court verdict, gay life in India has just blossomed. It has not just been about cruising on Planet Romeo sites or gay parties.

In US, same sex couples fight for the right to divorce
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In US, same sex couples fight for the right to divorce

Often, such couples in non-recognition states would have to move back to the state where they were married and establish residency in order to get divorced — an option that can be unworkable in many cases.