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The two were convicted of "spreading corruption on earth" -- a charge frequently imposed on defendants deemed to have broken the country's sharia laws, the Hengaw Kurdish rights organisation said.
Published on Sep 08, 2022 06:16 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
By doing so, an attempt is being made to address persons belonging to LGBTQIA community with more dignity and respect, said the additional advocate-general.
Published on Aug 23, 2022 08:10 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
“The beneficiaries will have to pay only 10 per cent of the flat price and the balance will be paid through the PMAY and state government” said an official of the state social welfare department.
Published on Aug 07, 2022 01:56 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
The Respect for Marriage Act would force US states to recognize a valid marriage performed in another state, providing protection for not only same-sex unions but also interracial marriages.
Published on Jul 20, 2022 06:00 AM IST
Khaled Hosseini has taken to his Instagram page to share that his daughter, Haris, has come out to the world as transgender yesterday.
Published on Jul 13, 2022 02:41 PM IST
The Pride parade in the UK capital marked half a century of progress in the fight for LGBTQ equal rights.
As women's rights are under attack, the precariousness of constitutional rights is brought to the fore. Often forgotten in these conversations — despite two watershed moments guaranteeing the rights of the queer community — are the unmet demands of the trans community
Pride Month or not, these Instagram influencer couples - Honey Imm Home, Yogi and Kabeer, and Pawlyamorous - maintain the queer magic all year round.
Published on Jun 28, 2022 03:40 PM IST
In a world comfortable only with heteronormativity, being queer is often shamed. This can lead to mental health stressors unique to the community. As a mental health practitioner, I've found ways to conquer these feelings of shame to embrace inclusivity
Through language, society's classificatory impulses have put gender into specific boxes, often forcing people who do not conform to the "feminine-masculine" binary to adhere to the socially acceptable rules of these categories. This is wrong
Practising diversity in the classroom is a slow evolution to unlearn and move away from binaries, stigmas, and preconceived constructs to arrive at a common ground of shared realities, where differences are understood, accepted, and then etched into one's understanding of diverse ways of life.
Has India moved forward in the inclusion of the queer community since the scrapping of Section 377? With Covid-19 as an example of a trying time for the community, their fight for fundamental rights continues, while the State is often found wanting
Miss Universe 2022 Harnaaz Sandhu released a statement in honour of the LGBTQIA+ Pride Month on Instagram. The 22-year-old wrote that everyone should have the "freedom to live their lives colourfully."
Saudi Arabia has reportedly asked Disney to cut a same-sex romance reference from the Marvel film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness but the studio has refused.
NCP MP Supriya Sule's bill also sought same legal rights to married LGBTQIA couples that heterosexual couples are entitled to. Another private member bill was introduced by a DMK MP that talked about providing rights to members of the LGBTQIA community for a life with dignity.
Certain employees of animation studio Pixar have claimed that their parent company Disney has an anti-gay attitude that reflects in the corporate heads routinely censoring any gay affection in their films.
The gay men are believed to be first gay couple of Telangana. Though the marriage could not be registered, the ceremony was sheer celebration of being together along with family and friends, he added.
Published on Dec 20, 2021 08:09 PM IST
PTI | , Hyderabad
The law is a milestone for the conservative South American nation after a decade-long battle as the country is delicately poised ahead of a crossroads election this month.
Published on Dec 10, 2021 12:01 AM IST
Stern has also played a role when India marked a watershed moment when her writing was cited by the Indian Supreme Court in its seminal judgment decriminalizing same-sex relations and been featured in The Oxford Handbook of Women, Peace and Security (2019).
Published on Jun 25, 2021 05:56 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
The renewed push for long-term changes in favour of the protection of gay rights in Japan comes amid the backdrop of the country's parliament mulling over an anti-discrimination bill and growing support among the younger population for LGBTQ-friendly laws.
Demi Lovato's debut podcast, '4D with Demi Lovato', is scheduled to release on May 19 and will explore topics of importance to her on the weekly podcast including mental health, activism, LGBTQ rights, justice, body positivity, art and the environment.
Updated on May 13, 2021 01:35 PM IST
Justice N Anand Venkatesh said that he would want to undergo an educational session with Vidhya Dinakaran, a city-based psychologist, while hearing the petition.
Published on Apr 30, 2021 04:30 AM IST
, ChennaiDivya Chandrababu