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  • For 64 years he lived a double life; a daughter recounts her closeted father’s life Sep 19, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    For 64 years he lived a double life; a daughter recounts her closeted father’s life

    Laura Hall's memoir is as much a personal story as it’s a historical record of how queer people, through the generations, have been persecuted or stripped of their dignity for being their authentic selves.

  • She founded India’s only homegrown matchmaking app for the LGBTQ+ community May 01, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    She founded India’s only homegrown matchmaking app for the LGBTQ+ community

    Ex-cofounder of Mobikwik, UX designer Sunali Aggarwal has recently launched a homegrown dating app for the LGBTQ+ community.

  • HC orders reinstatement of home guard sacked for being gay Feb 10, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    HC orders reinstatement of home guard sacked for being gay

    The court has held that the sexual orientation of the person is his individual choice and any act of treating it as an offence would be interference in the right of the privacy of the person concerned.

  • US upset by India's visa refusal  for religious rights panel Mar 08, 2016 10:58 AM IST

    US upset by India's visa refusal for religious rights panel

    The commission, made up mainly of professors and leaders of non-profit groups appointed by the president and members of Congress, had planned to travel to India last week but New Delhi failed to issue them visas.

  • LGBTQ issue has the potential to embarrass India: Imran Khan Feb 07, 2016 05:51 PM IST

    LGBTQ issue has the potential to embarrass India: Imran Khan

    "I am not proud of the manner in which my industry portrays the LGBTQ community," Imran Khan said participating in a panel discussion on "LGBTQ Rights in India" at the annual India Conference 2016 organized by the Indian students of the Harvard University last evening.

  • Sexual orientation a personal choice: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Feb 04, 2016 09:51 PM IST

    Sexual orientation a personal choice: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

    The Art of Living founder who has also been campaigning for women's right, specially to enter some of the temples in South India says sexual orientation is an individual preference, which should be respected.

  • In speech, Obama pushes activist govt & takes on far right Jan 22, 2013 07:47 AM IST

    In speech, Obama pushes activist govt & takes on far right

    Republican President Ronald Reagan declared in 1981 that "government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem." Fifteen years later, Democratic President Clinton declared that "the era of big government is over."

  • Lady Gaga accused of illegal gay rights promotion in Russia Dec 12, 2012 01:22 AM IST

    Lady Gaga accused of illegal gay rights promotion in Russia

    A political ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking legal action against American pop star Lady Gaga for promoting gay rights to minors during a concert.

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