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A visitor looks over a display with the photos and names of the 49 victims that died at the Pulse nightclub memorial.(AP)

Pulse nightclub shooting: Victims of massacre remembered after 5 years

Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2021 11:54 AM IST
The attack, which took place as “Latin Night” was being celebrated at the club, is considered the deadliest on the LGBTQ community in the US history. It left over 50 people injured.
The plea had raised the issue of “non-recognition of same-sex marriages” under the Special Marriages Act, 1954) and denial of adoption and surrogacy rights to the members of the LGBTQ community members.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The plea had raised the issue of “non-recognition of same-sex marriages” under the Special Marriages Act, 1954) and denial of adoption and surrogacy rights to the members of the LGBTQ community members.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Review plea filed in SC for civil rights of homosexuals

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 08:18 PM IST
It had sought recognition of their rights to same-sex marriages, adoption, surrogacy, IVF and directions so that the community can serve openly in the army, navy and air force.
Image for representation.(File photo)
Image for representation.(File photo)

Delhi doctor used electric shocks on homosexuals, called it ‘genetic mental disorder’

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2018 01:40 PM IST
A doctor, who terms homosexuality as “genetic mental disorder” and uses electric shock to treat gay and lesbian people, has been summoned by a Delhi court as an accused for violating norms.
Recent research has shown that sexual minority youth reported nearly three times more substance use than heterosexual youth.(Unsplash)
Recent research has shown that sexual minority youth reported nearly three times more substance use than heterosexual youth.(Unsplash)

How your sexual orientation may influence extent of substance use

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 03:07 PM IST
If you are lesbian, gay or bisexual, you may be at greater risk of substance abuse, in the form of marijuana, nicotine and alcohol, says new research by Oregon State University.
Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn in the 1938 film Bringing Up Baby, where Grant used the word ‘gay’ on screen. Opinion is divided though, on whether he used it to mean homosexual or happy and cheerful.(Alamy Stock Photo)
Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn in the 1938 film Bringing Up Baby, where Grant used the word ‘gay’ on screen. Opinion is divided though, on whether he used it to mean homosexual or happy and cheerful.(Alamy Stock Photo)

How ‘gay’ got its rainbow: What once meant merry is now a badge of identity for homosexuals

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 04:18 PM IST
The dictionary traces the origin of gay to the French word Gai. But how did something that meant cheerful become synonymous with homosexuals, who have had to fight long and hard for their identity?
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