Rights / Gender
A cancer research scientist, a model, an LGBTQ activist and a writer, Kolkata boy Samarpan Maiti, who added another feather in his cap finishing second runner-up in Mr Gay World 2018 this year in South Africa's Knysna, speaks to Sudipto Maity more
LGBTQ comic hero Batwoman to get telly series in USA

New York: US network The CW will air a TV adaptation of Batwoman, a lesbian comic super hero, who hails from the fictional city of Gotham.

Kolkata celebrates International Transgender Visibility Day

Kolkata: On Mar 31, scores of trans-people took to the streets in the Indian state of West Bengal to celebrate International Transgender Visibility Day.

Gay Canadian figure skater Eric Radford creates history at the Winter Olympics

PyeongChang: Canadian figure skater Eric Radford created history as he became the first openly gay athlete to win a gold medal at any Winter Olympics.

India to celebrate gay pride month with queer film festival

Mumbai: KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest and India's only mainstream LGBTQ film festival, is observing Mumbai’s Pride Month with thre ...

Australians hail new era of same sex marriages

Canberra, Jan 9 (JEN): Almost a fortnight before Christmas, the LGBTQ community in Australia had received their gifts, as the Parliament, following over hundred hours of debate and endles ...

How a former Kiwi lawmaker became a Japanese LGBTQ icon

Tokyo/Wellington, Nov 30 (JEN): Maurice Williamson is a former New Zealand Member of Parliament who gave a heartwarming speech about same sex marriage in 2013, but that is not why he' ...

Olivia Nuamah: Pride Toronto chief opens up on gender, racism and coming out

The director of one of Toronto's top calendar events, Pride Toronto, Olivia Nuamah wants to be treated like a white male heading a company. In an exclusive interview with IBNS Canada's Suman ...

Australia: Same sex marriage vote could hit a bump. Here's why:

Sydney, Sep 5 (JEN): Come Sep 12, Australians will take part in a vote to decide whether to legalise same sex marriages or not, but that could all come to an abrupt end.

Qantas CEO urges Australians to support same-sex marriage

Melbourne, Aug 21 (JEN): Qantas head Alan Joyce has urged Australians to support same-sex marriage in the upcoming postal vote on the issue, reports said.