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Toronto, Jun 27 (JEN): Canada’s largest Pride parade -- with multi-coloured streamers and Canadian flags hung from balconies along the parade route -- led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, began Sunday afternoon, while Black Lives Matter (BLM) participated towards the end of the parade. The theme for Pride Toronto 2017 is inclusivity. more
European court slams Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' law

Brussels, Jun 20 (JEN): The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday chided Russia over its 'Gay Propaganda' law, reports said.

2017: Year of the LGBTQ politics?

New Delhi, Jun 19 (JEN): In March, earlier this year, the LGBTQ community across the globe felt a sense of pain as American Artist Gilbert Baker, the creator of the Rainbow Flag, breathed hi ...

Instagram to celebrate Pride month, rolls out new stickers

California, Jun 6 (JEN): In solidarity with the LGBTQ people, image sharing app Instagram has rolled out new stickers to celebrate the Pride month.

Ireland set to have its first homosexual Indian-origin Prime Minister

Dublin, Jun 3 (JEN): Ireland is set to have its first gay taoiseach (Prime Minister), after he was voted leader of the Fine Gael party, reports said.

Arjun Kapoor and Nisaba Godrej inaugurate LGBT film fest KASHISH in Mumbai

Mumbai, May 25 (JEN): South Asia’s biggest and India’s only mainstream LGBTQ film festival – KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival – 8th Edition, opened on Wednesday wit ...

Gay Marriage: Taiwan verdict leaves China pondering

New Delhi, May 25 (JEN): As the LGBTQ community in Taiwan rejoiced on Wednesday following the landmark ruling which legalised same-sex marriage in the nation, people in mainland China were l ...

Gay sex: The tale of two Asian cities

New Delhi, May 24 (JEN): A day after two men were publicly caned for having gay sex in Aceh, Indonesia, for a breach of Islamic Law, another Asian country is on the brink of history for lega ...

Indonesia: Two gay men sentenced to 85 lashes by Sharia court

Aceh, May 18 (JEN): A Sharia court in Indonesia's Aceh province has sentenced two men to 85 lashes after finding them guilty of having gay sex, reports said.

Toronto Mayor favours continued funding for "Pride Toronto" LGBTQ march

Toronto, May 9 (IBNS/JEN): Pride Toronto, a not-for-profit organisation which celebrates Pride Toronto Parade (PTP), a ten-day event during the end of June each year to celebrate the diversi ...