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People speak out on SC decision reconsidering Section 377

Supreme Court on Monday agreed to reconsider and examine its 2013 decision which criminalised homosexual relations.

10 Jan 2018 1:32 PM

Days after Australia legalizes same-sex marriage, first couple tie the knot

Amy and Elise McDonald were given an exemption to marry in Melbourne since their relatives also had flown in from overseas.

17 Dec 2017 5:16 PM

Homosexuality is in the genes, claims study

Controversial study claims gay men share two gene variants that suggest they are born with their sexual preference.

08 Dec 2017 4:24 PM

LGBTIQ wedding season for Australia: Rush of ceremonies after law passed

The historic reform was given royal assent, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September.

08 Dec 2017 12:31 PM

Disney introduces its first male princess

Disney XD channel's "Star vs The Forces of Evil" is chronicling the adventures of an interdimensional princess, called Star Butterfly

28 Nov 2017 2:08 PM


Egypt jails 14 soon after draft bill criminalizing homosexuality

Homosexuality is not outlawed in Egypt, but gays have previously been charged with debauchery in the deeply conservative Muslim society.

27 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Istanbul district bans gay film festival

The once hugely popular annual gay pride rally in Istanbul has been blocked by authorities for three years in a row now.

25 Nov 2017 7:49 PM

Secrets and wives: Gay Chinese hide behind 'sham marriage'

Around 90% of gay men in China are married to women who are usually straight and unaware of their husband's real sexual orientation.

21 Nov 2017 1:16 PM

Rio's gay pride marches on despite conservative opposition

Many claim homosexuality is a choice, despite science saying otherwise for over five decades.

20 Nov 2017 10:24 AM

Twitter divided over Ravi Shankar's comment that homosexuality is ‘tendency'

Sri Sri said this in response to student who asked how he should deal with ill-treatment over his sexual orientation.

14 Nov 2017 7:49 PM


Gay rights activists walk pride march in Delhi, hope for change in law

Being gay is still seen as shameful in most of the country, and many homosexuals remain closeted.

12 Nov 2017 6:22 PM

Gay tourists from China flock to Thailand for acceptance

Homeosexuality was classified as a mental illness in China until 2001 and a crime until 1997, and authorities have arrested activists.

10 Nov 2017 2:33 PM

Wedding bells ring out as Germany celebrates first gay marriages

Germany becomes the 15th European nation to legalise gay marriage.

01 Oct 2017 9:59 AM

Nigerian fashion magazine stirs debate about men in skirts

The magazine reflects the growth of a more public debate in some parts of the continent about gender issues.

21 Sep 2017 2:07 PM

First in Nepal: Man, transgender woman register for marriage without law

In 2013 Nepal introduced grant of citizenship with a third gender option and began issuing passports reflecting the same in 2015.

06 Aug 2017 10:19 AM


When is India dropping Section 377?

There are people who truly believe that homosexuality should be punished, but that is very regressive.

31 Jul 2017 1:52 AM

China bans Homosexual content from online video and live streaming

Earlier this month, authorities also closed dozens of celebrity gossip blogs which were described as 'catering to the public's vulgar taste.

01 Jul 2017 1:48 PM

Malaysia hosts contest on how to 'prevent' homosexuality

The contest on the ministry's website calls participants to submit video clips for categories including one on 'gender identity disorder'.

03 Jun 2017 9:06 PM

Man pushed from rooftop by ISIS militants, stoned to death for being gay

This is not the first time the ISIS has indulged in carrying out such executions in the name of Islam.

30 Mar 2017 4:40 PM

Straight women tend to orgasm less than homosexual women

Heterosexual women had less chances of orgasm as compared to straight men and bisexual women.

26 Feb 2017 2:18 PM