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  • 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.

  • Madras HC judge books session with psychologist to learn about same-sex relationships Apr 29, 2021 08:31 PM IST

    Madras HC judge books session with psychologist to learn about same-sex relationships

    The judge passed an interim order in a plea where a lesbian couple from Madurai had eloped and moved to Chennai and was seeking protection from their parents who objected to their relationship.

  • The ex-cop behind China's largest gay dating app Blued Jan 10, 2021 06:35 PM IST

    The ex-cop behind China's largest gay dating app Blued

    Browsing the internet as a young policeman in China, Ma Baoli recalls the sheer volume of web pages telling him he was a pervert, diseased and in need of treatment -- simply because he was gay.

  • In pics | Pride Parade 2020: A look at the 50th anniversary celebrations worldwide amid COVID-19 Jun 29, 2020 05:18 PM IST

    In pics | Pride Parade 2020: A look at the 50th anniversary celebrations worldwide amid COVID-19

    Hundreds of participants rally during the "Taiwan Pride March for the World!" at Liberty Square at the CKS Memorial Hall in Taipei on June 28 as a solidarity with countries unable to hold LGBTQ celebration.

  • Harry Potter fans reimagine their world without its creator Jun 13, 2020 04:17 PM IST

    Harry Potter fans reimagine their world without its creator

    Among the fans who vehemently reject Rowling’s views on transgenders, the discussion is on how to distance or separate themselves from the author who created a fantasy world that animates their lives on a daily basis

  • Mumbai queer parade: Cops hunting for pro-Sharjeel Imam sloganeers Feb 03, 2020 02:06 PM IST

    Mumbai queer parade: Cops hunting for pro-Sharjeel Imam sloganeers

    Imam came under the police’s scanner in January for allegedly making a seditious and inflammatory speech while addressing the anti-citizenship law protestors at Shaheen Bagh

  • Tata Steel asks LGBTQ+ employees to declare partners, avail HR benefits Dec 09, 2019 01:18 PM IST

    Tata Steel asks LGBTQ+ employees to declare partners, avail HR benefits

    With its vision to provide equal opportunity to the employees, it has been an endeavour of the company to create an enabling workforce for all diverse groups, respecting and embracing the differences in the individuals, the steel maker said in a statement.

  • Two years after dismissal, transwoman may get Navy job back Sep 06, 2019 01:36 PM IST

    Two years after dismissal, transwoman may get Navy job back

    The 27-year-old transwoman, who was a sailor, said the Navy has agreed to take her back on a lower division clerk level starting November – if she clears an exam.

  • Digging Deeper | CEO Activism: Tool for positive change? Aug 19, 2019 02:39 PM IST

    Digging Deeper | CEO Activism: Tool for positive change?

    In this episode of Digging Deeper, we explore the burgeoning trend of CEO Activism.

  • SC dismisses review plea seeking same-sex marriage, adoption, surrogacy for LGBTQ Aug 12, 2019 05:03 PM IST

    SC dismisses review plea seeking same-sex marriage, adoption, surrogacy for LGBTQ

    A three-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, in an in-chamber decision on July 11, dismissed the review plea filed by Tushar Nayyar which had sought grant of civil rights to the members of the LGBTQ community.

  • Same sex couples in India lack basic financial rights Jun 25, 2019 11:55 AM IST

    Same sex couples in India lack basic financial rights

  • Taiwan unveils Asia's first draft law on same-sex marriage Feb 21, 2019 12:45 PM IST

    Taiwan unveils Asia's first draft law on same-sex marriage

    The draft law unveiled by cabinet on February 21 would give same-sex couples similar legal protections for marriage as heterosexuals, but marriage in civil law would remain defined as between a man and woman.

  • SC allows NGO to withdraw curative plea against verdict recriminalising consensual gay sex Feb 11, 2019 12:40 PM IST

    SC allows NGO to withdraw curative plea against verdict recriminalising consensual gay sex

    A bench headed comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna considered the plea of the NGO that its curative plea has now become infructuous in view of the five-judge constitution bench verdict in 2018 which had set aside the 2013 judgement.

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