With the law recognising only sons and daughters as legal successors, a transgender person’s right to inheritance is mired in legal tangles
Pride Month | Celina Jaitly calls for inclusive policies, roots better civil rights for queer community
'Filmmakers hold supreme responsibility in being sensitive, empathetic and rational while attempting to make films on the said theme. It is important to create the right opportunities rather than have mere token representation in films,' says Celina Jaitly
In the Brazilian men's first division, just four of the 20 teams currently have number 24s. Three are young players on their first professional contracts.
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
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.
Around 64.1 percent of voters in the wealthy Alpine nation supported the move, on a 52 percent turnout.
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’
Demi Lovato will be adopting they/them pronouns, announced the singer-actor in a video message on Twitter.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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