Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday February 28, 2015
The ongoing seventh Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF) has continued to create the space to bring the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community together for film screenings, performances and a photo exhibition.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
In the first photo from The Danish Girl Eddie Redmayne is seen sporting a green dress and red lipstick
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
The United States will appoint an openly gay official as a special envoy to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people overseas, the US State Department said on Friday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Ojas Rajani has defended the filmmaker and said that Shankar shot the scenes aesthetically so that it doesn't offend anybody
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 19, 2015
Popular transgender TV personality Rose Venkatesan said that the portrayal of transgenders in I belittles their community
Press Trust of India | Monday January 19, 2015
The transgender community is upset with the way Shankar has portrayed the character played by popular make-up artist Ojas M Rajani
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 16, 2015
Gay rights activists are welcoming a clause in a draft of Thailand's new constitution that is aimed at protecting the rights of gay and transgender people.
World News | Reuters | Thursday January 15, 2015
Thailand's constitution will include the term "third gender" for the first time, a member of a panel drafting a new charter said today, in a move to empower transgender and gay communities and ensure them fairer legal treatment.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 10, 2015
New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders" from driving.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
A transgender today scripted history by winning the mayor's election in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh Municipal Corporation, defeating his nearest rival from the BJP.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community held a march in the national capital on Sunday demanding an end to the discrimination which is still being faced by them.
South | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday November 24, 2014
Around 300 members and supporters of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community took part in Bengaluru's sixth annual Gay Pride parade today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 10, 2014
At least 1,000 transgender Bangladeshis staged the country's first ever pride march on Monday to mark one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.
World News | Reuters | Friday November 7, 2014
A Malaysian court on Friday gave transgender Muslims the right to cross-dress in a landmark decision overturning an Islamic sharia law ban that could trigger similar challenges.
Friday October 31, 2014
There is, in fact, a Forbes list of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) billionaires, which boasts of business leaders at the helm of large corporations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 19, 2014
The United States said on Saturday it would cooperate with a Philippine prosecutor's effort to question a murder suspect and four other US Marines over the killing of a transgender Filipino sex worker.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Transgender kids can now take admission in schools across the national capital and pursue their studies along with other students free of cost.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Philippine authorities launched criminal proceedings on Wednesday against a US Marine accused of murdering a transgender Filipino in a case that has sparked anti-American protests.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 2, 2014
Facebook is apologising to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 29, 2014
Aryana had just returned to her home one night in June when Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcers burst in, ransacking her apartment and arresting her for cross-dressing.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday September 21, 2014
India's first transgender television news anchor Padmini Prakash is making waves in Tamil Nadu. 34-year-old Padmini presents a prime time show on Lotus News, a Tamil satellite news channel broadcast from Coimbatore.
India News | Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
A television news station has recruited the country's first transgender news anchor, five months after a court ruled that transgender people be recognised as a legal third gender, a newspaper reported on Friday.
Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
A company spokesman said it had locked scores of accounts in recent weeks, including hundreds owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 11, 2014
Gay, lesbian and bisexual people cannot be categorized as transgender, the Centre has argued in the Supreme Court while seeking clarification on its ruling earlier this year that transgenders should get benefits from the government in jobs and educat...