Ravi Gera

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Why It Took Me 7 Years to Realize I Was Sexually Manipulated - them.

“Come on, baby. Do this for us. It’s for our relationship,” he repeated, emphasizing the words “us” and “relationship” every time.<p>For almost a year, …

Relationships

Your Company Is a Mirror Image of You. Here's How to Keep It Looking Its Best

Leaders shape their companies' culture and identity every day just by who they are and how they act.<p>Rand Fishkin ran into an old friend recently at a wedding. Six or seven years ago, the friend had joined Salesforce, whose founder and CEO, Marc Benioff, is a powerful advocate for equality and …

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

8 foods you should never feed your cats and dogs

Having a pet can be a great experience, but it can also come with a lot of responsibility. Before becoming a pet owner, it's necessary to know the foods that your pet should never consume.<p>From chocolate to grapes — here are all the foods that could potentially harm your dogs and cats.

This Car Seat Cover Is Loved By 4,000+ Dog Parents, But Also Please Look At These Pictures Of Good Boys

Dogs love the BarksBar Original Pet Seat Cover, and I have the receipts in the form of THE GREATEST AMAZON REVIEW PHOTOS OF ALL TIME.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI —</i> …

Australian priest supports gay marriage, gets booted from conference

Father Frank Brennan, Jesuit, stands in defense of LGBTQ marriage.<p>Unfortunately, that public backing cost him. Brennan got barred from a recent …

Trump Says High Court Logic Backs Military Transgender Ban

The Trump administration is now claiming the upper hand in legal challenges to its prohibition on transgender Americans in the military thanks to the …

National Security

Anti-gay pride petition signed by more than 200,000 people in South Korea

More than 210,000 people have signed a petition posted on the website of South Korea’s presidential office calling for a gay pride festival to be …

No discrimination against LGBTs once Section 377 declared unconstitutional: SC

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) In a clear indication of its mind on the challenge to constitutional validity of Indian Penal Code's Section 377 which …

California Delays Vote on ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’ After Public Outcry

The California state Senate has delayed a vote on a controversial bill that would make it illegal to sell services or materials related to sexual …

Levi’s renew their support for the LGBTQ community with their Pride collection

FASHION NEWS<p>For the fifth year in a row, Levi’s is bringing back their “Pride” collection, which demonstrates their engagement for a cause close to …

Will India stop treating gays like criminals?

Fundamental rights of the LGBT community in India have been put into the spotlight as the country's top court hears arguments over ending a …

The shameful cowardice of India’s politicians on gay rights

India is on the cusp of making a historic — and long overdue — decision on equality for the country’s gay and lesbian community.<p>In response to a series of public-interest petitions, the Supreme Court is set to decriminalize homosexuality and scrap a Victorian-era law that recommends imprisonment …

LGBTQI

Tradie father-of-two, 37, reveals her incredible transformation after living as a typical Aussie bloke and professional skateboarder for years - and why her ex-wife DIDN'T leave

For Summer Day, 37, becoming one of the first transgender women to front a magazine cover in Australia was a full circle celebration of her journey …

Gay couple’s son denied Irish passport over DNA rules

An Irish gay couple living in Canada say their infant son has been denied an Irish passport unless they prove one of them is the biological …

Gay sex not an aberration, Supreme Court judge says ahead of ruling on homosexuality ban

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Gay people in India face deep-rooted trauma and live in fear, the Supreme Court said on Thursday before deciding whether or not to scrap a colonial-era ban on homosexuality.<p>A five-judge bench made the comments while hearing a challenge to the ban, which the top court …

Republicans vote to make it legal nationwide to ban gays & lesbians from adopting

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday passed an amendment allowing taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to deny LGBTQ families the ability to …

LGBTQI

Will uphold constitutional morality while deciding on Sec 377, says SC

The illegality attributed to homosexuality because of Section 377 has serious ramifications, the court said.<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The Supreme Court on Thursday …

Ontario Reverts to 1998 Sex-Ed Curriculum in a Win for 'Trump-Like' Premier Doug Ford

Canada’s most populous province will revert to teaching a 1998 sex education curriculum this fall in a conservative coup that fulfills a campaign …

Constitutionality of 377 first, personal rights later, CJI says on rights of homosexuals

<b>A 5-judge SC bench differed on how to approach the case even as BJP-led central govt is yet to make its position clear on Section 377.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> The …

Live: CJI says if Section 377 goes then many rights may also follow

Supreme Court Constitution Bench rises for the day; hearing on Section 377 to continue on Thursday, July 12; Senior Advocate Shyam Divan will …

Section 377 hearing: Homosexuality not an aberration but a variation, says Supreme Court

Further arguments in the matter will continue on Tuesday.<p>Justice Indu Malhotra on Thursday said that members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and …

Angela Ponce, Miss Spain, Makes History As The First Trans Woman To Compete In Miss Universe

YAS 👏 QUEEN 👏<p>26-year-old model Angela Ponce beat out 22 other contestants and took home the title of Miss Universe Spain at the country's national pageant over the past weekend. She is now set to compete in the Philippines this December, and will be the first openly trans contestant at Miss …

Ban on heterosexual civil partnerships in UK ruled discriminatory

The supreme court has ruled that restricting civil partnerships to same-sex couples is discriminatory, putting the government under pressure to allow heterosexual couples to enter into such unions.<p>Justices at the UK’s highest court unanimously found in favour of Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles …

LGBTQI

Gay ‘cure’ therapy survivor opens up about horrific experiences in conversion camp

A survivor of gay ‘cure’ therapy has opened up about her horrific experience.<p>Alex Cooper, who grew up in a Mormon family, opened up in a video for …

Foster + Partners unveils sustainable masterplan for India's new state capital

Foster + Partners has moved one step closer to creating the new Indian state capital of Amaravati—a city that’s projected to be “one of the most …

Barclays boss Jes Staley fined over £600,000 for trying to discover the identity of a whistleblower

City regulators have handed Jes Staley, the chief executive of Barclays, a £642,430 fine for his part in a whistleblowing scandal at the bank in 2016.<p>…

Rainbow families are more than just about surrogacy and adoption

Rainbow families and their supporters from across the Asia Pacific region are making history in Hong Kong right now.From a Samoan doula, to a …