Author Khaled Hosseini,  known for his novels 'The Kite Runner', and 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' among others, has penned down an emotional note about his daughter, Haris, who came out as transgender. more
Qatari LGBTQ activist invites David Beckham to sign petition to decriminalize homosexuality

San Francisco/JEN:  Dr Nas Mohammed, 35, a LGBTQ activist, has invited football icon and host of FIFA 2022 David Beckham to sign a petition that supports legalization of homosexualit ...

Pride Month: Saudi Arabia bans rainbow-coloured toys as they send 'poisoned message' to children

Riyadh: Saudi government is confiscating all rainbow-colored toys, shirts and other items from stores located in capital Riyadh at a time when the world is observing Pride Month, showing ...

Israel: Middle East's gay-friendly city Tel Aviv celebrates Pride Month, witnesseses 170,000 strong parade

More than 170,000 people participated in Tel Aviv’s Pride Parade in Israel on Friday, marking the annual event to touch its pre-pandemic era figures.

Monkeypox: UNAIDS ‘concerned’ about stigmatizing language against LGTBI people

New York: As a significant portion of the recently reported Monkeypox cases has been identified among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men, the Joint United Nations Programme ...

‘Unbox Me’ campaign gives visibility to lives of transgender children

A new UN initiative aims to promote greater inclusion and acceptance of transgender children, and to advocate for their rights.

Pakistan: 5 trans women shot, injured in Mansehra

Mansehra: A group of armed people entered the house and shot and injured five trans women in Pakistan's Mansehra city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, media reports said on Wednes ...

At least 35 publicly out LGBTQ athletes participating at Beijing Olympics, a Winter Games record

Beijing (JEN): In a new record for the Winter Games, at least 35 athletes from the LGBTQ community have been participating in the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022, according to Outsports, a s ...

China's leading LGBT rights group shuts down operations amid 'hostile environment'

Beijing (JEN): An influential LGBT advocacy group in China has halted its operations 'indefinitely' amid growing restrictions on social activism.

South Asian LGBTQIA diaspora delighted as Harold and Kumar star Kal Penn comes out as gay

Hollywood, (JEN): The expat South Asian LGBTQIA community has found itself a new icon, moments after American actor Kal Penn, star of the Harold & Kumar film franchise, came out as ga ...