Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021

Gays-Bisexuals-Lesbians and Transgendered (LGBT)

Chile Legalises Same-Sex Marriages, Lawmakers' Votes Show Overwhelming Support

Dec 08, 2021 Deutsche Welle

To legalise same-sex marriages, the Chilean Senate and lower house both voted overwhelmingly in favor of the measure. Minister of Social Development says this is one more step forward in terms of justice, in terms of equality, recognizing that love is love.

Manjamma Jogathi: A Journey From Pain To Liberation

Nov 16, 2021 Thufail PT

Manjamma Jogathi is today known as Matha B Manjamma Jogathi, the transgender dancer who received Padma Shri for her contribution to art. Here's her journey so far.

Switzerland Votes For Same-Sex Marriage In Landmark Referendum

Switzerland Parliament and the governing Federal Council also supported the 'Marriage For All' measure. The country is traditionally conservative and only extended the right to vote for all its women in 1990.

How Delhi’s Monuments Inspire Queer Affirmation And Rebellion

Aug 02, 2021 Ateen Das

How Delhi holds within its embrace stories of Queer love that have transpired, and continue to do so, within the foundations of its five-thousand-year-old ruins.

Tokyo Olympics: Gay Athletes Unleash Rainbow Wave On The Games

A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympics, with a record number of openly gay competitors in Tokyo

25 June, 2021

Thousands Of People Attend Pride Parade In Tel Aviv Post Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

The vibrant parade and beach party are held on the seafront promenade in the Israeli city

23 June, 2021

Kumi Yokoyama: Japanese Footballer Praised By US President Joe Biden For Coming Out As Transgender


Kumi Yokoyama, a forward for the Washington Spirit, said they felt more comfortable with their own gender identity while living in the United States

22 June, 2021

Anti-LGBT Law: UEFA Declines Munich's 'Rainbow' Request For Germany-Hungary, Euro 2020 Game


UEFA said it understood the council’s intention to send a message to promote diversity and inclusion but stressed that it was 'a politically and religiously neutral organization'

22 June, 2021

Hungary: Amid International Backlash, Foreign Minister Defends Law Limiting LGBT Rights

Associated Press (AP)

The law prohibits sharing any content portraying homosexuality or sex reassignment to children under 18 in school sex education programs, films and advertisements

21 June, 2021

Laurel Hubbard: First Transgender Athlete Set To Compete At Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Hubbard was among five weightlifters confirmed Monday in New Zealand's team for Tokyo. At 43, she will also be the oldest weightlifter at the games

09 June, 2021

Sensex, Nifty Start On Positive Note; SBI, HDFC Lead Gains


ONGC was the top gainer, followed by SBI, Sun Pharma, HDFC, Asian Paints, Dr Reddy’s and Bajaj Finserv.


14 May, 2021

A Pin-Prick Of Hope: 40 Transgenders Given Covid-19 Jab In Guwahati

Dipankar Roy

Assam, the first state to launch such a drive, will vaccinate more than 500 from the community in Kamrup (Metro) district next week.

30 April, 2021

Madras HC Judge To Take Lessons In Psycho-Education Before Passing Order On Same-Sex Relationship Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The judge added he honestly felt that such a session with a professional will help him understand same-sex relationships better and 'pave way for my evolution.'

12 April, 2021

Why Does Jammu Witness Frequent Protests By Third Gender Community?

Naseer Ganai

Members of the native Jammu gharana have been fighting with those who migrated from Punjab after the latter tried to practice professions that were considered to be the fiefdom of the former

15 March, 2021

Meet Archie Singh, The First Indian To Become Second Runner-Up At Miss International Trans

Outlook Web Bureau

Women are women, I don’t feel transwomen need to be seen in a different light, said Archie as she won the title

14 March, 2021

Chinese Woman Finds Out She Was Born Man On A Visit To Hospital To Treat Sprained Ankle

Outlook Web Bureau

The 25-year-old woman from East China's Zhejiang Province had never experienced menstruation and could not get pregnant even after getting married

04 March, 2021

Defying Stereotypes, Chhattisgarh Police Recruit 14 Transgenders As Constables

Outlook Web Bureau

A senior government official claimed that this is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force.


05 February, 2021

Proud Princess: Lilly Singh To Star In Animated LGBTQ Short Film

Outlook Web Bureau

Lilly Singh announced two years ago on social media that she is bisexual.

Photo Gallery

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Vijay Verma

Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta