Lgbt(Search results - 39)
India6, Sep 2019, 8:38 PM
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: After decriminalising Section 377, justice is still work in progress
Last year, on September 6, the Supreme Court of India had decriminalised a certain part of the infamous Section 377. Abhinav Khare deep dives into what should we as a community do now, while elaborating on the policy level changes that we can undertake to ensure equality for the LGBTQI community.
Lifestyle News6, Sep 2019, 7:18 PM
One year since Section 377 decriminalised in India; still a long way to go for inclusiveness of LGBTQ
It has been a year since the historic judgement was passed on Section 377 of the IPC, where The Supreme Court unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalised gay sex. Here are some interesting facts about Section 377.
India15, Aug 2019, 12:10 PM
From acid attack survivor to the queer community, people celebrate Independence Day
Shilok Mukkati spoke about the difficulties the LGBTQ community face even today while the nation celebrates its 73rd year of freedom from the British rule
India9, Jul 2019, 4:04 PM
Tamil Nadu: Ridiculed for being ‘transgender’, 19-year-old boy commits suicide
Avinshu had posted on Facebook stating though he looked like a boy, he felt, walked and talked like a girl. “This is not acceptable in India and that is why I am committing suicide,” he had posted.
India1, Jul 2019, 7:01 PM
Trans women in Kerala to launch IT company in Kochi for LGBT community
Tahirah Ayeez and Theertha Sarvika had to quit their job as they revealed their identity to the public. After this incident, the computer science engineer and the literature student together thought of inventing something of their own for the benefit of the transgender community people (LGBT) in Kerala.
India21, May 2019, 9:24 PM
Tamil Nadu’s first man-transwoman marriage registered
In a first, the marriage between a man and a transwoman has been registered. The couple tied the knot in October 2018 but couldn’t register their marriage until now. The couple’s marriage certificate is expected to be issued shortly.
Entertainment6, May 2019, 4:05 PM
Tamil actress Trisha Krishnan accepts close friend Charmme Kaur's marriage proposal
Actress Charmme Kaur proposed to Trisha Krishnan on her birthday on May 4. The Tamil star accepted her proposal. While some of their followers were surprised by this friendly bond between them, others were heartbroken.
India19, Mar 2019, 11:41 AM
First Queerythm pride walk held in Thiruvananthapuram after Supreme Court’s verdict
The walk is organised by Queerythm, an organisation that works for the rights of sexual minorities. This was one of the biggest gathering of LGBTIQ community members and the public in the city of Thiruvananthapuram after the Supreme Court’s historic verdict.
India17, Feb 2019, 3:36 PM
Fake news alert: 'LGBTQ under attack' narrative is 'rubbish', says activist
A social media post stating the LGBTQ has been under attack in the last 48 hours went viral. Is it just fake news or a distraction to divide India that stands united against terrorism that stems from Pakistan?