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The parade is scheduled to begin Sunday afternoon close to the Presidential Office in Taipei.(Reuters)

Taiwan celebrates Pride Month with world’s only public parade

Taipei, Taiwan | By Bloomberg | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 01:35 PM IST
Coming just over a year after Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, the event cements the island’s status as one of the most LGBTQ-friendly places in the region.
Priyanka Chopra posted a note on love on Instagram.
Priyanka Chopra posted a note on love on Instagram.

‘I stand for love’: Priyanka Chopra celebrates pride month

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 01:30 PM IST
On Sunday, Priyanka Chopra wrote an encouraging note and extended support to pride month. See her post here.
LGBT activists celebrate at the Town Hall in Bengaluru on September 6, 2018, after the verdict by the Supreme Court of India which stuck down section 377 of the penal code that penalised people for their sexual orientation and ordered that gay sex among consenting adults is not an offence.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
LGBT activists celebrate at the Town Hall in Bengaluru on September 6, 2018, after the verdict by the Supreme Court of India which stuck down section 377 of the penal code that penalised people for their sexual orientation and ordered that gay sex among consenting adults is not an offence.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Essay: The art and law of love

Hindustan Times | By Saikat Majumdar
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 04:46 PM IST
In this essay to commemorate Pride month, Saikat Majumdar writes that Indian society will have truly ‘arrived’ only when same-sex romance is treated no differently from heteronormative romance
It is often the case that stories of lesbian love written by men cause fewer ripples. Rajendra Yadav’s Prateeksha seems to have caused none of the furore of, say, Ismat Chughtai’s Lihaaf.(Zara KHAN/HT PHOTO)
It is often the case that stories of lesbian love written by men cause fewer ripples. Rajendra Yadav’s Prateeksha seems to have caused none of the furore of, say, Ismat Chughtai’s Lihaaf.(Zara KHAN/HT PHOTO)

Pride 2020: Love, loneliness and violence

Hindustan Times | By Poonam Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 07:52 AM IST
In Pride Month, we’re re-reading Prateeksha, a lesser known, no-holds-barred lesbian love story from 1962.
It is often the case that stories of lesbian love written by men cause fewer ripples. Rajendra Yadav’s Prateeksha seems to have caused none of the furore of, say, Ismat Chughtai’s Lihaaf.
It is often the case that stories of lesbian love written by men cause fewer ripples. Rajendra Yadav’s Prateeksha seems to have caused none of the furore of, say, Ismat Chughtai’s Lihaaf.

Love, loneliness and violence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Poonam Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 04:38 AM IST
Most readers are probably familiar with Ismat Chughtai’s 1942 story, Lihaaf (The Quilt), with its erotic lesbian undercurrents.
Here’s what to watch, tap, follow on the Internet this week
Here’s what to watch, tap, follow on the Internet this week

Documentaries, editorials and dark humour: What to watch, tap, follow this week

Hindustan Times | By Team HT Brunch
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Curating the best of the Internet for your Sunday viewing benefits
While the Pride Parade was devised as a way for those who are afraid to be in public to occupy public spaces and become unafraid of being visible, the concept of straight pride requires that social sanction be granted to the notion that the heteronormative majority’s rights to public space have somehow been curtailed(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
While the Pride Parade was devised as a way for those who are afraid to be in public to occupy public spaces and become unafraid of being visible, the concept of straight pride requires that social sanction be granted to the notion that the heteronormative majority’s rights to public space have somehow been curtailed(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

The misplaced idea of straight pride

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 08:20 PM IST
Perhaps it needs an academic approach to understand the insecurities and discomforts of majorities in order to explain to these dominant groups that equality and social justice are not threats, but something to be aspired for
Actor Ayushmann Khurrana during the promotion of his upcoming film Article 15, in Mumbai, on May 21, 2019.(IANS)
Actor Ayushmann Khurrana during the promotion of his upcoming film Article 15, in Mumbai, on May 21, 2019.(IANS)

Ayushmann Khurrana is a pride month poster boy in new magazine cover. See pic

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 05:25 PM IST
Ayushman Khurrana has appeared on a new magazine cover, just as his upcoming slate of films gets more packed.
Five Instagram accounts to follow and celebrate Pride Month
Five Instagram accounts to follow and celebrate Pride Month

Pride month: Best LGBTQIA Instagram accounts to follow

Hindustan Times | By Samreen Tungekar
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 11:04 PM IST
Here are five inspiring Indian accounts that promote love and acceptance
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