June 22, 2011
As we gear up to celebrate Pride, we take a look at how much has really changed for the LGBT community in India, and in particular, Chennai, since homosexuality was decriminalised in 2009. »
April 13, 2011
There are many reasons why Bangalore can claim to be one of the better cities for gay rights in the country, writes Vinay Chandran »
February 12, 2011
SOCIETY Valentine's Day will see the launch of a special personals portal for the gay community, one of the first of its kind in India, reports NUPUR SHARMA »
January 10, 2011
Nearly 200,000 visitors from the sexual minority community, mostly from India, are expected to visit Nepal this year and authorities are planning to bring special packages to promote the country as...
December 1, 2010
An official survey has found that more than two-thirds of the armed forces in the United States “do not object to gays and lesbians serving openly in uniform,” according to a wor...
July 31, 2010
After a 27-year courtship, two men on Friday became the first gay couple to wed under Argentina's historic same-sex marriage law — the first of its kind for a Latin American nation. J...
July 16, 2010
Argentina on Thursday became the first country in Latin America to legalise same-sex marriage, following a landmark Senate vote carried live on national television.
The law, backed...
May 16, 2010
Reverend Mary Douglas Glasspool, an openly lesbian and partnered priest of the United States Episcopal Church, was elected to the office of bishop in the Diocese of Los Angeles over the weekend. Th...
March 28, 2010
The Palace of Westminster, which houses the British Parliament, was on Saturday the venue of an unprecedented event: its first gay wedding. The groom was Europe Minister Christ Bryant who ma...
March 25, 2010
Women's rights activist Sister Jesme has called on contemporary women to train themselves to be brave and also to give ventilation to their thoughts and feelings.Speaking at a seminar on 'Wo...
April 19, 2011
The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred its hearing on the issue of legalisation and decriminalisation of gay sex among consenting adults in private. A bench headed by Justice G.S. Singhvi ad...
February 15, 2011
Gay couples in Britain are to be allowed to “marry” and given the right to hold traditional weddings under unprecedented reforms that would end the historic legal definition of m...
February 8, 2011
The Supreme Court on Monday posted for final hearing on April 19 a batch of petitions challenging a Delhi High Court judgment declaring Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional...
December 19, 2010
In a landmark for gay rights, the U.S. Senate on Saturday voted to let gays serve openly in the military, giving President Barack Obama the chance to fulfill a campaign promise and repeal th...
August 6, 2010
A federal judge in California overturned a 2008 ban on same-sex marriages this week, pushing the visceral debate on the rights of the gay and lesbian communities back into the spotlight.
July 19, 2010
The U.S. administration has put equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people on a stronger footing, including in its global human rights policy.
June 5, 2010
Tim Coco and Genesio Oliveira married in 2005, among the throngs who wed after same-sex marriage became legal in Massachusetts. But for nearly three years, they lived apart — Mr. Coco in Have...
April 19, 2010
Two video journalists, who allegedly conducted a sting operation on Aligarh Muslim University professor Srinivas Ramchander Siras, were on Monday arrested here on charges of forcibly enterin...
March 27, 2010
Sandip Soibam and Nikhil Hidangmayum, the same sex couple who married at a public ceremony in Imphal on Thursday amidst fanfare, have separated, their parents said.Reports said senior polic...
December 12, 2009
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Union government on a special leave petition challenging the Delhi High Court judgment declaring Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitution...