LGBT

The Right to Pee

The Right to Pee

April 7, 2017

In an iconic move to end discrimination against the third gender, the Centre has issued guidelines to ensure that the third gender or transgender community is allowed access to public and community toilets of their choice. The circular issued on April 3, entitles the so called â€...

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Frieda Pinto’s food drive at the Oscars

Frieda Pinto’s food drive at the Oscars

March 8, 2017

Indian actress of Hollywood fame, Frieda Pinto took a food drive in her stride at the Oscars and fed around 800 homeless people by saving and utilising the food from post-event parties.

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LGBTQ travel in India

LGBTQ travel in India

July 27, 2016

In an attempt to reach larger markets and target niches, travel agencies are offering tailor made tours and travel packages that cater to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer(or LGBTQ) community, offering queer friendly establishments

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India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

July 2, 2016

While the United Nations took a historic stand to curb the violence and discrimination against alternate sexual preferences, India abstained from voting.

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LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of India had twice refused to hear pleas for the cease of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality in the country. However, well-known personalities from the LGBT community in India have now moved the Supreme Court (SC) to he...

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Delhi Diplomats send gay message

Delhi Diplomats send gay message

June 20, 2016

LGBT diplomats posted in India are familiar with the challenges Indian law poses. The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Privileges extends diplomatic immunity - from Indian law - to spouses and legally recognised partners of foreign diplomats posted in a UN member country.

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