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New York, Dec 11 (JEN): Tennis legend Martina Navratilova and former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Jason Collins Tuesday pushed the ball forward on equal rights by adding their voices to the United Nations campaign to counter homophobic violence and discrimination. more
Parliament can take up 377: Sibal

New Delhi, Dec 11 (JEN) On a day the Supreme Court once again said decriminalizing homosexuality is constitutionally invalid shocking the rights groups, Union Minister of Law Kapil Sibal sa ...

SC ruling on homosexuality not right: JD(U)

New Delhi, Dec 11 (JEN) Janata Dal United [JD(U)] leader and Rajya Sabha MP Shivanand Tiwari on Wednesday said the Supreme Court ruling that homosexuality would continue to remain illegal in ...

Beginning of new battle: Gay activist

New Delhi, Dec 11 (JEN) While a verdict of the Supreme Court on Wednesday once again criminalizing gay sex in India has been received with outrage, activist-petitioner Gautam Bhan said the b ...

"HIV/AIDS to rise with SC anti-gay ruling"

New Delhi, Dec 11 (JEN) The Supreme Court verdict that once again criminalizes gay sex in India will lead to more number of HIV/AIDS cases in India, said a leading gay activist after the top ...

Homosexuality: SC sets aside HC verdict

New Delhi, Dec 11 (JEN) In a huge setback to the gay rights movement in India, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside a landmark pro-LGBT judgement of Delhi High Court in 2009, by ruling t ...

Supreme Court to rule on homosexuality

New Delhi, Dec 11 (JEN) The Supreme Court on Wednesday is likely to pass a verdict on whether homosexuality will be decriminalized in India, more than four years after a landmark judgement b ...

Indian LGBT films to reach out audiences abroad

Mumbai, Oct 2 (IBNS): Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, whose 4th edition was held in May 2013, is facilitating the programming of Indian and South Asian LGBT films around th ...

UN: Countries commit to protect gay rights

New York, Sept 27 (JEN): Countries attending the first ministerial meeting held at the United Nations on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals Thursday rea ...