Lgbt Rights


'Lgbt Rights' - 39 News Result(s)

  • From LGBT Rights To Environment, Mumbai Looks At Wider Election Issues

    From LGBT Rights To Environment, Mumbai Looks At Wider Election Issues

    Mumbai is living up to its image of a progressive city by making issues like environment and LGBT rights a part of the election campaign. This weekend saw several events where citizens participated and sent a strong message to the leaders running political campaigns.

  • Gay Rights Around The Globe: How The World Reacts To Homosexuality

    Gay Rights Around The Globe: How The World Reacts To Homosexuality

    Homosexuality is still subject to the death penalty in many countries, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, while others allow gay marriage and adoption.

  • Delhi Hotel Staff Break Into Dance After Section 377 Verdict. Watch

    Delhi Hotel Staff Break Into Dance After Section 377 Verdict. Watch

    The Supreme Court today gave a landmark judgment legalising homosexuality, leading to emotional and colourful celebrations across the country. The judgment also sparked a celebratory dance at Delhi's The Lalit hotel. Keshav Suri, the executive director of the Lalit Group of hotels, is a prominent LGBT activist.

  • Cuba's Constitution To Open Path For Same-Sex Marriage

    Cuba's Constitution To Open Path For Same-Sex Marriage

    The draft of Cuba's new constitution opens the path to same-sex marriage, a government official said on Saturday, which would make the country that once persecuted homosexuals an unlikely leader in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

  • Review Of Gay Sex Law From Today At Supreme Court: 10 Facts

    Review Of Gay Sex Law From Today At Supreme Court: 10 Facts

    A British-era law that makes homosexuality a crime will be up for re-examination today by the Supreme Court, which pointed out seven months ago that "social morality changes from age to age". A five-judge constitution bench will hear a bunch of petitions that demand the scrapping of Section 377. On Monday, the court refused to adjourn the hearing d...

  • Apple, Google Among Firms Urging US Supreme Court to Weigh Gay Workers Rights

    Apple, Google Among Firms Urging US Supreme Court to Weigh Gay Workers Rights

    Gay rights is the latest issue to cause a rift between the business community and the Trump administration.

  • Controversial Australia Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Begins

    Controversial Australia Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Begins

    A contentious postal survey on same-sex marriage began in Australia Tuesday, with ballots delivered across the vast continent ahead of an expected fractious campaign between the "yes" and "no" sides.

  • Australia Gay Marriage Rally Draws Record Crowd Ahead Of Postal Vote

    Australia Gay Marriage Rally Draws Record Crowd Ahead Of Postal Vote

    More than 20,000 people rallied in Sydney on Sunday urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, days ahead of a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country.

  • Love Is In The Air: India Gets Its First LGBT Radio Show

    Love Is In The Air: India Gets Its First LGBT Radio Show

    Mumbai: Outspoken gay rights activist Harish Iyer is used to fighting for equal rights but over the last month he has turned into a messenger of love. He is the host of “Gaydio“, the first radio show dedicated to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in the country, where homosexuality is still a taboo and gay sex can be punishe...

  • Discriminating 'Bathroom Bill' Dropped By Trump Administration

    Discriminating 'Bathroom Bill' Dropped By Trump Administration

    The Trump administration on Friday dropped a lawsuit accusing North Carolina of discriminating against LGBT residents after the state replaced its 'bathroom bill', although a key civil liberties group vowed to keep fighting the new law in court.

  • TV Commercial Touches A Chord, Celebrates Transgender Mothers

    TV Commercial Touches A Chord, Celebrates Transgender Mothers

    Mumbai:  A television commercial that tells the real-life story of a transgender woman and her adopted daughter has sparked a conversation about transgender rights in India. The advertisement for Procter & Gamble’s Vicks brand is narrated by Gayatri, who was adopted as a young girl after the death of her birth mother, a sex worker, by Gauri Saw...

  • Protest Across Netherlands After Attack On Gay Couple

    Protest Across Netherlands After Attack On Gay Couple

    Hundreds demonstrated in Dutch cities Saturday in a show of support for gay rights after a male couple were attacked last week while walking hand-in-hand, media reported.

  • North Carolina Repeals 'Bathroom Bill'

    North Carolina Repeals 'Bathroom Bill'

    North Carolina on Thursday repealed a contentious law restricting transgender people's use of public bathrooms in a bid to end a year-long controversy, but LGBT rights groups warned that a substitute measure still allows for discrimination.

  • 'Students Are Disturbed': Bengaluru College Sacks Gay Professor

    'Students Are Disturbed': Bengaluru College Sacks Gay Professor

    Ashley Tellis, Associate Professor and an LGBT rights activist was sacked by a Bengaluru college citing his involvement in "anti-college activities" and for hurting the "sensitivities of undergraduate students from heterogeneous backgrounds" in his classes.

  • Gay Prince On Front Line Of India's War Against AIDS

    Gay Prince On Front Line Of India's War Against AIDS

    New Delhi: From setting up his own charity to hanging condoms on trees, Manvendra Singh Gohil has dedicated himself to fighting the scourge of AIDS since coming out 10 years ago as India’s first openly gay royal. A member of a royal warrior clan and heir apparent to the throne of Rajpipla in Gujarat, Mr Gohil uses his fame and status to educate t...

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'Lgbt Rights' - 39 News Result(s)

  • From LGBT Rights To Environment, Mumbai Looks At Wider Election Issues

    From LGBT Rights To Environment, Mumbai Looks At Wider Election Issues

    Mumbai is living up to its image of a progressive city by making issues like environment and LGBT rights a part of the election campaign. This weekend saw several events where citizens participated and sent a strong message to the leaders running political campaigns.

  • Gay Rights Around The Globe: How The World Reacts To Homosexuality

    Gay Rights Around The Globe: How The World Reacts To Homosexuality

    Homosexuality is still subject to the death penalty in many countries, particularly in the Middle East and Africa, while others allow gay marriage and adoption.

  • Delhi Hotel Staff Break Into Dance After Section 377 Verdict. Watch

    Delhi Hotel Staff Break Into Dance After Section 377 Verdict. Watch

    The Supreme Court today gave a landmark judgment legalising homosexuality, leading to emotional and colourful celebrations across the country. The judgment also sparked a celebratory dance at Delhi's The Lalit hotel. Keshav Suri, the executive director of the Lalit Group of hotels, is a prominent LGBT activist.

  • Cuba's Constitution To Open Path For Same-Sex Marriage

    Cuba's Constitution To Open Path For Same-Sex Marriage

    The draft of Cuba's new constitution opens the path to same-sex marriage, a government official said on Saturday, which would make the country that once persecuted homosexuals an unlikely leader in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

  • Review Of Gay Sex Law From Today At Supreme Court: 10 Facts

    Review Of Gay Sex Law From Today At Supreme Court: 10 Facts

    A British-era law that makes homosexuality a crime will be up for re-examination today by the Supreme Court, which pointed out seven months ago that "social morality changes from age to age". A five-judge constitution bench will hear a bunch of petitions that demand the scrapping of Section 377. On Monday, the court refused to adjourn the hearing d...

  • Apple, Google Among Firms Urging US Supreme Court to Weigh Gay Workers Rights

    Apple, Google Among Firms Urging US Supreme Court to Weigh Gay Workers Rights

    Gay rights is the latest issue to cause a rift between the business community and the Trump administration.

  • Controversial Australia Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Begins

    Controversial Australia Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Begins

    A contentious postal survey on same-sex marriage began in Australia Tuesday, with ballots delivered across the vast continent ahead of an expected fractious campaign between the "yes" and "no" sides.

  • Australia Gay Marriage Rally Draws Record Crowd Ahead Of Postal Vote

    Australia Gay Marriage Rally Draws Record Crowd Ahead Of Postal Vote

    More than 20,000 people rallied in Sydney on Sunday urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, days ahead of a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country.

  • Love Is In The Air: India Gets Its First LGBT Radio Show

    Love Is In The Air: India Gets Its First LGBT Radio Show

    Mumbai: Outspoken gay rights activist Harish Iyer is used to fighting for equal rights but over the last month he has turned into a messenger of love. He is the host of “Gaydio“, the first radio show dedicated to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in the country, where homosexuality is still a taboo and gay sex can be punishe...

  • Discriminating 'Bathroom Bill' Dropped By Trump Administration

    Discriminating 'Bathroom Bill' Dropped By Trump Administration

    The Trump administration on Friday dropped a lawsuit accusing North Carolina of discriminating against LGBT residents after the state replaced its 'bathroom bill', although a key civil liberties group vowed to keep fighting the new law in court.

  • TV Commercial Touches A Chord, Celebrates Transgender Mothers

    TV Commercial Touches A Chord, Celebrates Transgender Mothers

    Mumbai:  A television commercial that tells the real-life story of a transgender woman and her adopted daughter has sparked a conversation about transgender rights in India. The advertisement for Procter & Gamble’s Vicks brand is narrated by Gayatri, who was adopted as a young girl after the death of her birth mother, a sex worker, by Gauri Saw...

  • Protest Across Netherlands After Attack On Gay Couple

    Protest Across Netherlands After Attack On Gay Couple

    Hundreds demonstrated in Dutch cities Saturday in a show of support for gay rights after a male couple were attacked last week while walking hand-in-hand, media reported.

  • North Carolina Repeals 'Bathroom Bill'

    North Carolina Repeals 'Bathroom Bill'

    North Carolina on Thursday repealed a contentious law restricting transgender people's use of public bathrooms in a bid to end a year-long controversy, but LGBT rights groups warned that a substitute measure still allows for discrimination.

  • 'Students Are Disturbed': Bengaluru College Sacks Gay Professor

    'Students Are Disturbed': Bengaluru College Sacks Gay Professor

    Ashley Tellis, Associate Professor and an LGBT rights activist was sacked by a Bengaluru college citing his involvement in "anti-college activities" and for hurting the "sensitivities of undergraduate students from heterogeneous backgrounds" in his classes.

  • Gay Prince On Front Line Of India's War Against AIDS

    Gay Prince On Front Line Of India's War Against AIDS

    New Delhi: From setting up his own charity to hanging condoms on trees, Manvendra Singh Gohil has dedicated himself to fighting the scourge of AIDS since coming out 10 years ago as India’s first openly gay royal. A member of a royal warrior clan and heir apparent to the throne of Rajpipla in Gujarat, Mr Gohil uses his fame and status to educate t...

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