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Amid hostile environment, China's LGBT rights group shuts down
World

Amid hostile environment, China's LGBT rights group shuts down

LGBT Rights Advocacy China announced it was ceasing all activities and shutting down its social media accounts

Advising committee member resigns after NASA refuses to change telescope named after homophobic former administrator
science

Advising committee member resigns after NASA refuses to change telescope named after homophobic former administrator

The telescope was originally named just ‘Next Generation Space Telescope,’ but in 2002, then NASA boss Sean O’Keefe renamed it to honour Webb, who had served the US space agency during the Apollo era.

Voters say yes to same-sex marriage in Switzerland
Arts & Culture

Voters say yes to same-sex marriage in Switzerland

Around 64.1 percent of voters in the wealthy Alpine nation supported the move, on a 52 percent turnout.

Schitt’s Creek, the town 'where everyone fits in' and LGBT-phobia does not
Entertainment

Schitt’s Creek, the town 'where everyone fits in' and LGBT-phobia does not

Open minds, large hearts and small towns are not mutually exclusive. Over and above everything else that this fantastic series does, it echoes this lesson I learnt as a child from my mother.

Demi Lovato comes out as non-binary; says decision was reached after ‘a lot of healing, self reflective work’
Entertainment

Demi Lovato comes out as non-binary; says decision was reached after ‘a lot of healing, self reflective work’

Demi Lovato will be adopting they/them pronouns, announced the singer-actor in a video message on Twitter.

Thai LGBT activists raise pride flag in youth protests demanding its military govt to step down
World

Thai LGBT activists raise pride flag in youth protests demanding its military govt to step down

Several youth-led demonstrations have sprung up across Thailand since last week, when thousands of activists defied a coronavirus ban on gatherings and staged one of the largest street rallies since a 2014 military coup

Megan Schutt upset with Australian cricketers Marcus Stoinis, James Pattionson's homophobic slurs
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Megan Schutt upset with Australian cricketers Marcus Stoinis, James Pattionson's homophobic slurs

A fine swing bowler for Australia's women's cricket team and a champion of same-sex marriage, Megan Schutt is upset with her male counterparts James Pattinson and Marcus Stoinis' recent homophobic slurs.

FIFA Club World Cup 2019: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he's not the right person to answer questions about politics in Qatar
Sports

FIFA Club World Cup 2019: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he's not the right person to answer questions about politics in Qatar

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, in Qatar for the Club World Cup, said that it is wrong that managers and players are asked to make judgments on the suitability of a country for hosting global tournaments.

Arundhati Katju: Section 377 was never only about sex, it was actually about right to citizenship
India

Arundhati Katju: Section 377 was never only about sex, it was actually about right to citizenship

It’s easy to think that maybe this [scrapping of Section 377] is just the onward march of history, that rights are inevitable and that we live in a world where rights will keep progressing – but that isn’t actually the case.

Watch: Ahead of Independence Day, Pride-themed National Anthem unveiled, featuring Onir, Apurva Asrani
Entertainment

Watch: Ahead of Independence Day, Pride-themed National Anthem unveiled, featuring Onir, Apurva Asrani

The Humsafar Trust has released a Pride-themed rendition of the National Anthem To commemorate the first year of Independence that does not criminalise homosexuality,

As Section 377 lawyers Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju come out as a couple, what it means for the LGBT+ community in India
Life

As Section 377 lawyers Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju come out as a couple, what it means for the LGBT+ community in India

Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju, two of the counsels for the petitioners in Navtej Singh Johar, have made history by coming out as a couple, the only openly gay women lawyers in India.

Friendship Walk '99: Revisiting India's first Pride March in Kolkata on its 20th anniversary
Life

Friendship Walk '99: Revisiting India's first Pride March in Kolkata on its 20th anniversary

It will be nostalgic but at a time when many think the gay movement is synonymous with gay parties and partners are just a click away on an app, the Friendship Walk ’99 is a reminder of time when everyone had to have everyone’s back because they were trying to build not just a movement but a community.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Fearless United States' co-captain Megan Rapinoe takes on France and Donald Trump
Sports

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Fearless United States' co-captain Megan Rapinoe takes on France and Donald Trump

Fearless and ferocious, Megan Rapinoe finds herself facing battles on and off the field as US co-captain at the women's World Cup.

Botswana HC decriminalises homosexuality, overturns colonial-era law punishing gay sex up to seven years in prison
World

Botswana HC decriminalises homosexuality, overturns colonial-era law punishing gay sex up to seven years in prison

Botswana’s ruling comes after Kenya’s high court upheld its law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail, drawing strong criticism from the United Nations and rights activists.

New York's police chief apologises for Stonewall Riots ahead of its 50th anniversary, wins praise from LGBTQ activists
World

New York's police chief apologises for Stonewall Riots ahead of its 50th anniversary, wins praise from LGBTQ activists

New York's police chief apologised on Thursday for the first time for a crackdown on the city's gay community during the notorious Stonewall riots, winning praise from LGBTQ+ activists ahead of the 50th anniversary of violence considered to have given rise to the gay pride movement.

Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah returns Oxford honorary law degree following backlash over LGBT law
World

Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah returns Oxford honorary law degree following backlash over LGBT law

In April, more than 118,500 people have signed a petition calling on the university to rescind the honorary law degree awarded in 1993 to the sultan, the BBC reported.

The Queer Take: Embracing the hidden parts of your life by casting aside deeply ingrained lessons
Life

The Queer Take: Embracing the hidden parts of your life by casting aside deeply ingrained lessons

On reading and hearing stories from other queer friends, I see that everyone in my community always knew to hide in the beginning — just like I did

What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Men And Casual Sex
FWeekend

What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Men And Casual Sex

Equality for gay men is about having the freedom to do whatever you want to do, just like our heterosexual friends – our relationship with casual sex included.

Songs my mother never taught me and how that became my meal ticket in 2018
Life

Songs my mother never taught me and how that became my meal ticket in 2018

The valuable lesson I learnt in 2018 was that we must always take pride in and talk about the great work women silently put into making us

Queer Eye For The Straight Bhai: A Guide To Being An Ally
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Queer Eye For The Straight Bhai: A Guide To Being An Ally

The next time someone tells you that they are gay, talk to them. Be nice. Be polite. Be understanding. And while you are at it, avoid using any of these gems: