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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.

The transphobia of Pati, Patni aur Panga: MX Player show's ignorant writing uses trans experiences solely to elicit humour
Entertainment

The transphobia of Pati, Patni aur Panga: MX Player show's ignorant writing uses trans experiences solely to elicit humour

The premise of this show, produced by Jay Sahni and Anushree Mehta, is novel, interesting, and full of potential, but the treatment is atrocious and cringeworthy.

JK Rowling draws criticism from activists over tweet supporting anti-transgender researcher
Entertainment

JK Rowling draws criticism from activists over tweet supporting anti-transgender researcher

JK Rowling is facing widespread criticism from the transgender community and other activists after tweeting support for a researcher who lost her job for stating that people cannot change their biological sex

Out and Proud: Sonal Giani on how she came to terms with her sexuality, and found happiness
Life

Out and Proud: Sonal Giani on how she came to terms with her sexuality, and found happiness

‘Queer women should come out only when they feel safe,' says Sonal Giani #FirstCulture | #OutAndProud | #MumbaiPride | #377QuitIndia

John Ashbery, Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet, dies aged 90
Life

John Ashbery, Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet, dies aged 90

John Ashbery's 1975 collection, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, was the rare winner of the book world's triple crown, including the Pulitzer Prize.

Bobby Darling files FIR against husband for domestic abuse and dowry harassment
Entertainment

Bobby Darling files FIR against husband for domestic abuse and dowry harassment

Bobby Darling has fled from her Bhopal-based husband Ramnik Sharma's house and filed a case against him and his family with Delhi police.

Take steps to get transgender rights bill passed in Lok Sabha: Madras HC tells govt
India

Take steps to get transgender rights bill passed in Lok Sabha: Madras HC tells govt

The Madras High Court on Thursday directed authorities to change the name and gender in the education certificates of a person, who underwent sex reassignment surgery from female to male.

Tanzania govt issues warning to arrest, report those 'protecting' homosexual interests
World

Tanzania govt issues warning to arrest, report those 'protecting' homosexual interests

Tanzania has threatened to arrest and deport those campaigning for gay rights and de-register organisations protecting homosexual interests.

Mumbai pride parade: LGBTQ flags fly high with demands for equal rights
India

Mumbai pride parade: LGBTQ flags fly high with demands for equal rights

Mumbai hosted its 9th Queer Azaadi March on Saturday at August Kranti Marg.

Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremony
Sports

Rio Paralympics 2016: 'Mission accomplished', say organisers at the closing ceremony

Rio said farewell to the Paralympics Sunday in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil's love for music and celebrating what many consider to have been a surprisingly successful Games.

#ProudToBe campaign: The story behind the most hated video on Youtube
World

#ProudToBe campaign: The story behind the most hated video on Youtube

YouTube has been a proud supporter of the LGBT pride month since 2013 with large-scale campaigns and has launched a 2016 initiative with the hashtag #ProudToBe.