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Oct 12, 2017
Apple, Microsoft, Google and other tech companies urge US court to address protection of LGBT employees within the lawGay rights is the latest issue to cause a rift between the business community and the Trump administration. A group of 76 companies submitted a brief to the court saying a split among lower courts on that question had created uncertainty for employers and gay workers.
Sep 12, 2017
Centre likely to tweak definition of transgender: Major step towards recognition of community's civil and political rightsIt is very commendable that the Centre has decided to take action about the definition of transgender in order to safeguard the rights of the community.
Sep 05, 2017
Centre's reluctance to safeguard 'transgender rights' in wages bill regressive, shows judicial wins alone don't end discriminationBy refusing to specify 'third gender' within the wages bill, the law ministry has suggested that transgender identity and rights be negated, and that goes completely against the tenets of the NALSA verdict
Aug 25, 2017
Canada to have allow gender-neutral passports, will have new option 'X'anadians who do not identify as male or female will from 31 August be able to mark "X" on their passports, instead of "M" or "F", the government has announced.
Aug 24, 2017
Right to Privacy verdict: By terming sexual orientation an 'essential attribute', SC brings cheer to LGBT rightsThe SC verdict on Right to Privacy as a fundamental right invited much cheer from LGBT community in India as well.
Aug 15, 2017
70 years of India's Independence: Kashmir unrest, hostile neighbours, intolerance give little cause for cheerThe growing list of problems, despite seven decades of freedom, don't leave much to cheer about on Independence Day on 15 August
Aug 11, 2017
Donald Trump defends transgender ban in US military, says he is doing a 'great favour' to armed forcesTrump said he has "great respect" for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and denied that his ban amounted to a betrayal after pledging to protect them during last year's campaign.
Aug 10, 2017
Amazon sued by a transgender employee for sex discrimination and physical threatsThe lawsuit comes after Amazon, one of the United States' largest companies, was lauded by civil rights groups for their drama "Transparent," one of the first series to feature a transgender lead character.
Jul 23, 2017
Thousands dance through streets of Berlin to celebrate same sex marriage, promote LGBT rightsThousands danced through the streets of Berlin, many of them waving rainbow-coloured flags, as they promoted lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights
Jul 08, 2017
Living with Section 377: Four members of the LGBTQ community told us how an archaic law affects themFour members of the LGBTQ community told us what living with Section 377 is like