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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. more
Davos: UN rights chief stresses leading role of businesses in ending LGBTI discrimination

New York, Jan 27 (JEN): With major companies joining the growing list of early adopters of United Nations standards to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) pe ...

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 ...

Australia legalises same sex marriages

Canberra, Dec 8 (JEN): It's a 'gay' time in Australia! With MP's voting overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriages, the country's LGBTQ population finally revelled ...

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' ...

Australian Senate passes same-sex marriage bill

Canberra, Nov 29 (JEN): Same-sex marriage inched a step closer towards legalisation in Australia after the Senate passed it on Wednesday, reports said.

Australians vote in favour of same sex marriage

Canberra, Nov 15 (JEN): The LGBTQ community in Australia took to the streets in the capital to celebrate victory after citizens voted in favour of same sex marriage, reports said.

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 ...

US: Atlanta police shoot dead armed LGBT student activist

Atlanta, Sep 18 (JEN): Atlanta police shot dead an LGBT student activist, who disobeyed orders to put down a knife he was carrying, reports said.