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India's LGBTQ Community Is Hopeful As Court Hears Challenge To Gay Sex Ban

The rarely-enforced law is used to harass and blackmail gay people, activists say.<p>NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s top court on Tuesday began hearing arguments challenging a colonial-era law banning homosexuality, and activists said they were optimistic it would be overturned it despite opposition …

LGBTQI

Dublin To Have First Ever Trans Pride March

A group of young transgender activists have been organising Dublin’s first-ever Trans Pride March.<p>Trans Pride organisers didn’t feel that trans …

LGBTQI

Same-sex couple refused wedding cake by New Zealand baker

“Even though as individuals you are both fabulous and amazing people, I must follow the integrity of my heart and beliefs.”<p>A lesbian Australian …

Weddings

Web Reshapes the Lives of China's LGBT Community

Rainbow flags fluttered around the world for Pride Month in June. One friend in New York shared a picture of the top of the Empire State Building lit …

LGBTQI

10th Shanghai Pride Spotlights China's Changing Attitudes

It’s a balmy Saturday morning and central Shanghai is swamped by joggers in bright face paint and rainbow athletics socks. After a brief stretching …

LGBTQI

Japanese Universities Make Efforts to Be More LGBT Friendly

Schools in Japan are taking steps to support equal access to education for LGBT students.

LGBTQI

34 Photos of Madrid Pride Celebrating a Gigante Anniversary

Gay Pride

Seoul Pride to take place Saturday at City Hall Plaza

The Seoul Pride event will take place at City Hall Plaza on Saturday following the successful run of last year’s event t

LGBTQI

What's it like to be LGBT in secretive far eastern nation North Korea

As US president Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un conclude an historic summit in Singapore, we take a look at what it’s like to be gay in …

Spanish LGBT community brings ‘hidden flag’ to Russia to celebrate Pride

In 2013, the Russian government enacted a federal law criminalizing the promotion and distribution of materials in support of non-traditional sexual …

LGBTQI

The idea that trans men are “lesbians in denial” is demeaning and wrong

<i>Charlie Kiss is a political activist and was the first trans man to stand for parliament in Britain. He is the author of “A New Man” and tweets as</i> …

LGBTQI

LGBTQ group struggles for recognition at Mormon-run BYU

SALT LAKE CITY — An LGBTQ group at the Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University has tried unsuccessfully for three years to get recognition from the school.<p>Members of the Understanding Same Gender Attraction group told the Salt Lake Tribune for a story published this week that they feel like …

LGBTQI

Colombia Fails To Stem Murders Of LGBTQ People Despite Overall Drop

Despite recent social advances, violence against queer people remains high in the country.<p>BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colombia has made no progress in stopping killings of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, campaigners said, as new research showed more than 100 were killed …

LGBTQI

How to stay safe when you’re LGBTQ+ and on holiday with your partner

There are 72 countries where being LGBTQ+ is illegal, and in eight of them, it’s punishable by death.<p><b>We are Whitney and Megan (known as Wegan). We’re wife and wife, and travel bloggers who love to visit new and beautiful places together. However, sadly, the whole world isn't actually on offer to</b> …

Denmark Launches First LGBTI Action Plan

LGBT fans defiant in face of threats before Russia World Cup

06/28/2018 - 16:19<p>French cement giant Lafarge was charged Thursday with complicity in crimes against humanity and financing terrorists for paying …

Philippine City Passes Law Against LGBT Discrimination

Expand Supporters wave rainbow flags while marching during a LGBT Pride parade in metro Manila, Philippines June 25, 2016. © 2016 ReutersThe …

Mauritius church condemns blocking of gay rights march

The Catholic Church in Mauritius on Wednesday condemned the blocking of Saturday's gay pride parade in the capital Port Louis by hostile Muslim …

Bermuda legalizes same-sex marriage — again

Bermuda's Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage on Wednesday, striking down an attempt by the island's legislature to define marriage as a union …

Bermuda Supreme Court Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

The Bermuda Supreme Court ruled that a previous law rescinding marriage rights to same-sex couples was unconstitutional on Wednesday, according to …

Setting Love Free: India Won Its Freedom In 1947, When Will LGBTQ People Win Theirs?

“<i>The time is overdue now, when rather than pretending that homosexuals don’t exist, or hoping to eradicate them by sheer weight of disapproval or</i> …

South Asia’s Third Gender Court Judgments Set Example

Expand Bhumika Shrestha, a transgender woman in Nepal, holds her citizenship certificate, which listed her as male in 2011. Nepal legally recognized …

Tennessee couple unknowingly both bring rings to propose to each other

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WTHR) — They both had no idea! A couple who went to the Memphis Zoo to get engaged, ended up in tears from laughing so hard!<p>WMCA …

Transgender Immigrant Dies in Federal Custody

The death of Roxana Hernández has transgender activists calling for the release of all trans immigrants in detention.

Making Japan's hot springs more friendly for LGBT folks

Japan's “hot spring capital” is trying to find ways to make one of the country's most popular pastimes more inclusive for people who identify as …

Go Beyond Binary at Museum Siam’s Gender Illumination (Photos)

BANGKOK — An oh-so-sexy red brassiere chopped in half with a cleaver by his mom. A Minolta film camera used to capture a woman she had a crush on. A …

Inside Georges Azzi’s Brave Fight for LGBT Rights in the Middle East

The executive director of the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality reveals how to campaign for LGBT equality in some of the most hostile …

Beirut Pride cancels LGBT events after arrest of organiser

LanguageUndefined Hadi Damien says he was told he would be released if he promised to cancel events in the 12-20 May Pride programme

Security guards attack Chinese women for 'wearing rainbow badges' at LGBT event in Beijing

Security guards assaulted two Chinese women for wearing LGBT rainbow badges in Beijing, activists said.<p>The guards were filmed punching and knocking …

India's largest transgender festival gets underway