Taylor Swift: homophobic beasties, ya need to calm down

Taylor Swift: homophobic beasties, ya need to calm down

When  Taylor Swift endorsed two Tennessee Democrats during the 2018 midterm elections, there was  a backlash from white supremacists and their dear leader, Donald Trump. In the span of less than a year, the singer went from being the Aryan goddess of the alt-right to being called out as an agent of sodomy in a […]

Ireland bars Baptist ‘Pastor of Hate’

Ireland bars Baptist ‘Pastor of Hate’

A controversial homophobic US preacher has become the first person to be banned from Ireland under a 20-year-old power. Steven Anderson, a pastor from Arizona, runs the Faithful Word Baptist church and openly expresses anti-gay and anti-Semitic views. Pastor Steven Anderson, who is based in Arizona, runs the Faithful Word Baptist Church which says that […]

B’desh arrests local extremists for LGBT activist murders

B’desh arrests local extremists for LGBT activist murders

DHAKA  – Two of Bangladesh’s leading LGBT activists, who were hacked to death over three years ago, have received justice at last. Eight Islamist extremists from a banned group were charged by Bangladesh police on Sunday (May 12) for the 2016 murders of two prominent gay rights activists. Earlier, Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) […]

It’s Done! All citizens have the Right to Love!

It’s Done! All citizens have the Right to Love!

New Delhi, Sep 6 (PTI) Gay sex among consenting adults is not a criminal offence, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday, holding that part of a 158-year-old colonial law that criminalised it, violated the constitutional right to equality and dignity. The top court decriminalised part of the Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that […]

Transwomen as special Security guards in Bihar?

Transwomen as special Security guards in Bihar?

Reshma Prasad, Bihar’s best known transgender activist, has mooted a proposal that TGs be deployed as security guards in Observation and Special homes run under the JJ Act. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar went on to ask officials to figure out if transgender persons (read transwomen) could serve as security guards at remand homes, short stay […]

SC set for Fresh look at 377

SC set for Fresh look at 377

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has changed the composition of the five-judge constitution bench that will examine the legal validity of section 377 of the penal code, a Victorian-era law that effectively criminalizes non-heterosexual relationships, among other types of ‘carnal intercourse against nature’. The question before the court is, whether Article 377 of the […]

Proud Democrat Politician flaunts kiss in Trump’s face

Proud Democrat Politician flaunts kiss in Trump’s face

Maryland (USA) : A candidate in the running for the post of Maryland governor has staged what appears to be the first same-sex kiss by any candidate in a campaign ad – and aired it on one of President Donald Trump’s favourite stations. “I’m running for governor to deliver progressive results and to stand up to […]

Rock singer Dan Reynolds rallies for LGBT Mormons

Rock singer Dan Reynolds rallies for LGBT Mormons

Dan Reynolds of “Imagine Dragons’ recalled how a college experience helped him identify with the struggles of LGBTQ youth in an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this week. Rocker Dan Reynolds turned on his Mormon roots when he was kicked out of college for having sex with his girlfriend of four years. The Imagine […]

LGBTQ rights on Jamshedpur Campus?

LGBTQ rights on Jamshedpur Campus?

Five days ago, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand witnessed its first Pride Parade. Following the Pride Parade by the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community on April 7, a steel city-based social outfit has formed a committee to spread awareness on LGBTQ rights. The emphasis, however appears more to be on transgender rights, but it […]

Filipino Catholic school students affirm LGBT rights

Filipino Catholic school students affirm LGBT rights

Students from Catholic schools in the Philippines marched with LGBT groups this week to press for the passage of a bill designed to end discrimination on the basis of gender and sexuality. They  attended nationwide rallies with gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders in major cities across the country on March 17 to show support for […]

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