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.
The girl, a 19-year-old BA student from Swar area of the UP's Rampur's district, was reported missing by her parents in July.
Hungary's government on Friday ordered booksellers to place children's books that depict homosexuality in “closed packaging".
A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympics, with a record number of openly gay competitors in Tokyo
Director Health Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather told Outlook that he gave directions for testing all people visiting hospitals district and tertiary level hospitals for Covid-19 and also for vaccinating them against the virus.
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'
The parade comes days after Hungary's parliament passed a law that makes it illegal to show any materials about LGBT issues to people under 18.
The document is expected to provide a roadmap for the welfare of the transgender community at the grassroot level.
Manju Kapur’s novel, A Married Woman, about two women falling in love against the backdrop of communal violence being made into a web series
The Vatican holds that gay people must be treated with dignity and respect, but that gay sex is ‘intrinsically disordered’
In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, filmmaker Onir discusses the struggles of making films on the LGBTQ community and how it is difficult to make queer voices heard in the Indian film industry.
Kongara's Netflix Tamil anthology 'Paava Kadhaigal' portrays the culture of shame, guilt, and acceptance around the transgender community
Once the certificate and I-card are issued, the applicant can download them from the portal itself.
Ritchie Torres is expected to be joined by another Black gay man, Mondaire Jones, in the US House of Representatives who is likely to replace retiring Republican Nita Lowey from Westchester county.
Recently the Centre told the Delhi High Court that ‘our laws, our legal system, our society and our values do not recognise marriage…between same-sex couples’. They are not alone. This sentiment is echoed by many others.
The petition has contended that despite the Supreme Court decriminalizing consensual homosexual acts, marriages between same sex couples was still not possible in India and the further hearing is due for October 21 as per the submission by Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta.
The first step towards including transgender community into the central armed force is to plug the policy gap allowing them to enlist without fear of stigmatisation within their unit or corps.
Earlier, Dutee Chand said that while her parents have not yet raised any objection to her relationship, her eldest sister has threatened to not only expel her from the family but also send her to jail
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.