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Patna: In an attempt to thwart the growing menace of molestation and rape of women at short stay homes, the Chief Minister of India's Bihar state, Nitish Kumar, has asked his administration to look into the possibility of recruiting transgender security guards in place of men. more
Indian fixation with marriage and children a hurdle to LGBTQ acceptance: Mr Gay World runner-up

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 ...

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.

India's top court begins hearing to review verdict on gay sex criminalization

New Delhi: Revisiting its own verdict of 2013 which had reversed a 2009 Delhi High Court judgement decriminalizing homosexuality in India, a five-member Supreme Court bench on Tuesday sta ...

Lawyer-activist to stage India's first all transgender dance drama in Kolkata

Come this Sunday, Kolkata will be host to India's first all transgender dance drama, Aami Chitrangada (I am Chitrangada), choreographed and helmed by lawyer-activist Megh Sayantan Gho ...

US transgender woman removed from restaurant when she refuses to show ID to access bathroom

Washington: A transgender woman in the US alleged that she was forcibly removed from a restaurant in Washington when she did not show her ID to use the women's bathroom.

Canada: Mayor says Toronto Pride Month should focus on Inclusivity for the LGBTQ community

Toronto: Declaring the Toronto Pride Month open on Friday, Mayor John Tory said that while holding the event is an achievement in itself but the way ahead is not free of hurdles yet.  ...

Toronto’s 3rd annual Pride Month begins today with a 1,000-square-foot art installation

Toronto Pride Month, one of the most awaited events in the calendar of this gay-friendly Canadian city, begins today with a 1,000-square-foot art installation at city hall, with the cerem ...

Celebrate love, strengthen partnerships to end AIDS epidemic by 2030 says UN agency

New York: Marking the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the United Nations is calling for strengthened partnerships to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transg ...

India is country in focus in the Mumbai's annual LGBT film fest KASHISH MIQFF

Mumbai: The 9th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival - South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival - will screen 140 films from 45 countries with India as the ' ...