Rights / Gender
Bandar Seri Begawan: Brunei is all set to implement a stringent law from next week where people found guilty of practicing homosexual sex and adultery will be punished with death. more
He was not a stable person: Ex-wife of suspected Orlando shooter says

Orlando, June 13 (JEN): The former wife of Orlando shooting suspect Omar Mateen has said he was an abusive husband who beat her repeatedly .

MINGLE to host third edition of Indian LGBT Youth Leadership Summit in Mumbai

Mumbai, May 24 (Just Earth News) The third edition of the Indian LGBT Youth Leadership Summit will be organized in Mumbai over two days, June 4 and 5, by Mission for Indian Gay and Lesbian E ...

Young gay and bisexual men six times more likely to attempt suicide than older counterparts: Study

London, Apr 27 (IBNS) Young gay and bisexual men are at significantly greater risk of poor mental health than older men in that group, according to new research published in the Journal of P ...

LGBT detainees suffer higher rates of violence, states new UN report

New York, Mar 10(Just Earth News/IBNS):Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) detainees suffer more acts of violence than the general population in custody, according to a new United ...

Supreme Court refers to 5-judge bench petition against gay sex ban, LGBT groups hopeful

New Delhi, Feb 2 (JEN) Offering hope for the LGBT community in India, the Supreme Court on Tuesday referred to a five-judge bench on whether to admit a curative petition which is seeking to ...

Mumbai mother places ad seeking 'groom' for gay son

Mumbai, May 20 (JEN) Amid a growing movement for social space for LGBT, a mother in Mumbai is looking for a groom for her gay son. Media reports said in a groundbreaking move, Padma Iyer ...

Goa minister planning to open clinic for LGBT members

Panaji, Jan 13 (JEN): The Goa government is planning to open centres to “cure” homosexuals and make them “normal”, media reports said.

Govt may set up centers to make LGBT youths 'normal': Goa minister

Panaji, Jan 12 (JEN): Sparking off a controversy, Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar on Monday said that his government is contemplating to set up centers to make Lesbians, Gay, Bi-sexual a ...

Kyrgyzstan: UN rights experts urge Parliament to withdraw anti-gay bill

New York, Nov 27 (JEN): A group of United Nations human rights experts have urged the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan to reject a bill that would introduce criminal and administrative sanctions fo ...