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India's first openly gay prince celebrates Pride month in New York

The New York City, which is playing host to this year's World Pride, has always been a major Pride destination for several years.

30 Jun 2019 11:51 AM

50 years of Stonewall Inn: A raid that exposed the colours of Pride

The colourful symbol of LGBTQ pride and its national month have come a long way since the social movement of the 1970s.

29 Jun 2019 4:01 PM

Prince William says it’s ‘absolutely fine’ if his kids are gay

UK's Prince William, at an LGBTQ charity, said it's fine for his kids to be gay.

27 Jun 2019 11:14 AM

Supreme Court in US to weigh in on gay, transgender rights

The US Supreme Court said Monday it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law.

23 Apr 2019 10:47 AM

Supreme Court scraps 377, sets up cultural battle in conservative India

Senior government source said country was “deeply divided” on gay marriage, and government would challenge any move to legalise it.

08 Sep 2018 10:19 AM


Watch: Delhi hotel staff break into jig after top court legalises gay sex

Members of LGBTQ community across India teared up and celebrated the unanimous decision by the five-judge bench.

06 Sep 2018 3:23 PM

I am what I am. So take me as I am: CJI Misra while reading historic verdict

The members of LGBTQ community were forced to live in hiding and as second class citizens, the top court observed.

06 Sep 2018 2:13 PM

Gay sex not a crime in India: Supreme Court decriminalises Section 377

The five judge-bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra delivered the verdict on Thursday.

06 Sep 2018 11:55 AM

Archbishop’s ‘advice’ rings alarm bells

The news coverage of the Church of England’s statement is ambivalent.

18 Nov 2017 1:12 AM

France bill for legalising assisted reproduction for gay women could be passed in 2018

Major move for gay rights in France, where protests preceded legalization of same-sex marriage and adoption by homosexual couples in 2013.

13 Sep 2017 8:26 AM


US man choked, thrashed by church ministers to drive out 'gay demons'; testifies

Brooke Covington, 1st of five church members to face trial in the case, will be awarded with 2 years in prison if convicted.

03 Jun 2017 1:10 PM

Ban’s gay rights work not in UN tribute

Ban has won praise from LGBT activists for his appeals to countries to decriminalise homosexuality.

16 Dec 2016 6:24 AM

Stress-hormone different in gay men facing stigma

Sexual minorities are more likely to experience discrimination based on their sexual orientation compared to heterosexual individuals.

04 Dec 2016 12:55 PM