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In Pics: Pride Parades brings thousands of people on the streets to celebrate

Marchers, who chanted slogans such as "Gay rights are human rights!," made their way in a joyful atmosphere from Pantin which is on the outskirts of Paris to Place de la Republique on the city's Right Bank, amid rainbow flags and colourful placards. 10
Marchers, who chanted slogans such as "Gay rights are human rights!," made their way in a joyful atmosphere from Pantin which is on the outskirts of Paris to Place de la Republique on the city's Right Bank, amid rainbow flags and colourful placards.
Updated on Jun 27, 2021 04:11 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Chayanika Das
The annual pride parade was disrupted in Turkey when riot police resorted to using tear gas and rubber bullets while thousands of people came out on the streets of Paris and elsewhere in Europe to celebrate. This is the first event of its kind since the coronavirus pandemic to denounce the situation in Hungary.

LGBTQ activists in Japan plan Tokyo Olympics as 'turning point' for gay rights

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.
Dozens of LGBTQ activists and supporters of equal rights laws gather at the Shibuya district on Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Tokyo. Dozens of sexual minority activists and supporters rallied for equal rights outside the main Tokyo station Sunday in an effort to gain public support to get their long-sought equality law enacted before the Olympics amid thinning hope because of the conservative governing party's resistance. (AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi)
Dozens of LGBTQ activists and supporters of equal rights laws gather at the Shibuya district on Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Tokyo. Dozens of sexual minority activists and supporters rallied for equal rights outside the main Tokyo station Sunday in an effort to gain public support to get their long-sought equality law enacted before the Olympics amid thinning hope because of the conservative governing party's resistance. (AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi)
Published on Jun 09, 2021 04:02 PM IST
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Instagram, The Queer Muslim Project join hands for 'Digital Pride Festival 2.0'

Pride Month 2021: South Asia's largest virtual network of Queer, Muslim and allied individuals - The Queer Muslim Project ties up with Instagram to celebrate and support the LGBTQIA community with a second edition of the Digital Pride Festival.
Instagram, The Queer Muslim Project join hands for 'Digital Pride Festival 2.0'(Instagram/thequeermuslimproject)
Instagram, The Queer Muslim Project join hands for 'Digital Pride Festival 2.0'(Instagram/thequeermuslimproject)
Updated on Jun 02, 2021 10:26 AM IST
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Gujarat transwoman painter fears for her life, alleges abuse for refusing to beg

  • The incident came to light on Thursday after the alleged assailants made a video of the incident and spread it across certain social media groups.
Image for representation.(file photo)
Image for representation.(file photo)
Updated on Feb 21, 2021 12:42 PM IST
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By Darshan Desai, Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad

Pope’s support for gay civil unions seen as threat to same-sex marriage

The pope’s comments in support of gay civil unions did not go far enough and could even harm the campaign for same-sex marriage, LGBT+ rights campaigners said on Thursday.
In a documentary called “Francesco” released on Wednesday, the pontiff said that gay couples needed legal rights and that “homosexual people have a right to be in a family”.(Pixabay)
In a documentary called “Francesco” released on Wednesday, the pontiff said that gay couples needed legal rights and that “homosexual people have a right to be in a family”.(Pixabay)
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 09:45 AM IST
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Mexico City | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

New Zealand ruling party vows to ban conversion therapy that seeks to alter sexual orientation

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s centre-left government vowed on Monday to ban conversion therapy, which aims to change a person’s sexual orientation, if returned to power, as widely expected.
The globally discredited treatment, which harms and stigmatizes members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans community has adherents in New Zealand, however.(Unsplash)
The globally discredited treatment, which harms and stigmatizes members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans community has adherents in New Zealand, however.(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 05, 2020 02:36 PM IST
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Wellington | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

The (very late) awakening of the Indian woke

It’s 2020. Isn’t it strange that India’s just beginning to accept LGBTQIA+ cinema?
It remains to be seen whether the sexually fluid characters in mainstream Hindi films will be accepted by the audience(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
It remains to be seen whether the sexually fluid characters in mainstream Hindi films will be accepted by the audience(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on Mar 01, 2020 12:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sanjeev Kumar Bijli

Study reveals transgender students experience more mental health problems compared to other students

The study found that students whose gender identity differs from the sex assigned to them at birth are more likely to experience mental health problems.
A member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community looks on while taking part in a Pride Parade in Kathmandu.(Prakash Mathena/AFP)
A member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community looks on while taking part in a Pride Parade in Kathmandu.(Prakash Mathena/AFP)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 10:30 AM IST
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Washington DC | By ANI

‘As an adivasi and queer person, felt that I was never represented’

Once in English class, when a friend of the author suggested using they/them for people whose gender identity was not known, the professor dismissed her by saying it’s too much of a hassle.
India's top court began reviewing on July 10, 2018 petitions against a colonial-era ban on homosexuality, in the latest chapter of a legal tussle between social and religious conservatives and more liberal-minded Indians.(AFP Photo)
India's top court began reviewing on July 10, 2018 petitions against a colonial-era ban on homosexuality, in the latest chapter of a legal tussle between social and religious conservatives and more liberal-minded Indians.(AFP Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2018 07:50 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Ruth Chawngthu

All inclusive: Hotels, restaurants pledge to be LGBTQIA friendly

The pledge comes three months after a Pune-based transgender individual was allegedly barred from entering a mall in Pune
Hospitality staff will get sensitivity training(HT Photo)
Hospitality staff will get sensitivity training(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 12:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
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