World | Erica Goode, The New York Times | Wednesday December 4, 2013
There were times - after he told his parents he was gay, for example, and his mother wept, and his father tried to hit him - when Fredy Bolvito curled up on a bench in Union Square here and cried because he had AIDS and no job and no place to stay, a...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community on Sunday held a march in the city demanding an end to discrimination.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 7, 2013
The U.S. Senate is headed for a historic vote on legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, demonstrating the country's quickly evolving attitude toward gay rights.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Apple chief executive Tim Cook joined the White House on Monday in backing a bill to ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Tim Cook penned an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal about his support of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act currently pending in the US Senate.
Press Trust Of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Eminem may continue to use gay slurs in his lyrics but the rapper says he has no issue with "gay, straight, transgender" people.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 5, 2013
The Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle on Monday.
South | Maya Sharma | Friday October 4, 2013
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in India has hit the airwaves with a brand-new radio station launched in Bangalore recently.
World | Reuters | Friday August 23, 2013
Bradley Manning, the US soldier sentenced this week for leaking 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of secret data in the country's history, could soon be entangled in another legal showdown.
World | Associated Press | Friday July 26, 2013
The United Nations' human rights office is launching its first global outreach campaign to promote more tolerance and greater equality for lesbians, gays, transgender people and bisexuals.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 30, 2013
Pop star Lady Gaga gave a speech and participated in Gay Pride kick-off rally to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 6, 2013
A decorated former US Navy SEAL is now living life as a woman after undergoing hormone therapy and has written about her gender struggle in a new memoir titled "Warrior Princess."
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 30, 2013
Gay filmmaker Onir says that eminent filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's demise will be a big loss for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
Dejected over his mother's refusal to accept him after he underwent a sex-change surgery, a 27-year old committed suicide in Tamil Nadu's Anamalai.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Saturday May 4, 2013
The results for the civil services examination that were out yesterday have a fine blend of achievers - men, women and even physically challenged. But the country's top bureaucracy is not yet open for transgenders. One such civil services aspirant fr...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 14, 2013
For the first time in Pakistan's history, a transgender has been allowed to contest elections, with the country's Election Commission accepting her nomination papers from a constituency in Karachi.
BANG Showbiz | Thursday January 17, 2013
The annual Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation awards ceremony celebrates all aspects of the media for their "fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community".
Cities | Written by Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday November 24, 2012
At the conference hall in Pune police commissioner's office, inspectors and sub inspectors have assembled for a workshop, where they are being taught how to handle complaints involving sensitive issues involving the homosexual and transgender communi...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 1, 2012
Reaching out to the transgender community, Tamil Nadu government today announced introducing a scheme to provide them with a monthly dole of Rs 1000. According to the proposed "Pension Scheme for Destitute Transgenders" by Chief Minister J Jayalalith...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday July 30, 2012
In a move to please its transgender student community, the Oxford University has introduced a new academic dress code which allows men to wear skirts or stockings to exams and formal occasions while women can wear suits or white bow ties.