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Added on: 02/20/2024
In the last few years, potentially due to the pandemic-caused confinement at home, the topic of third places has gained prominence in popular discourse. They can be…

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Added on: 02/14/2024
02/13/2024
In 2016, when Roshni Singh was in Class 9, Reliance Jio launched an offer wherein it provided customers with free SIM cards, along with 1 gigabyte of…

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Added on: 02/02/2024
Mumbai: After a hiatus of four years, the city’s official LGBTQIA+ pride parade is back, this time, the organisers say, it will be bigger than the previous…

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Added on: 02/01/2024
01/31/2024
The suicide of a 16-year-old Indian boy who hit a wall of online abuse after posting selfies in saris and makeup has galavanised calls for social media…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
An asylum seeker forced into an exorcism for being gay has begged the Government to reconsider plans to designate India and Georgia as “safe states” as part…

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Added on: 12/27/2023
12/26/2023
Thousands of transgender people in India are reportedly waiting months to obtain a certificate that will allow them to receive gender-affirming care. Statistics reported by the country’s…

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Added on: 12/23/2023
12/22/2023
Even as Mammootty’s Kaathal-The Core is gearing up for an OTT release, the Malayalam movie is still running successfully in 60 theatres across Kerala. Though it was…

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Added on: 12/18/2023
12/17/2023
Justice SR Krishna Kumar recently shed light on the historical nuances of queer identities in the Indian subcontinent, challenging the narrative that deems queer love as ‘non-indigenous.’ Referring…

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Added on: 12/11/2023
12/10/2023
“Rest in pi** brother. You won’t be missed”. This was among the many similar comments on a post by Pranshu, a 16-year-old self-taught Instagram beauty influencer who was…

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Added on: 11/27/2023
NEW DLEHI: The Madras high court order aimed at providing minimum protection from harassment and discrimination to LGBTQIA+ couples by suggesting to the Tamil Nadu government to consider adopting a “deed…

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Added on: 11/26/2023
11/25/2023
More than 2,000 people took part in a gay pride event in New Delhi, waving rainbow flags and multicolored balloons as they celebrated sexual diversity in India…

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Added on: 11/25/2023
11/24/2023
I’ll never forget my first drag show. After years of tuning into RuPaul’s Drag Race and reblogging gifs of Sasha Velour on Tumblr, I found myself surrounded…

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Added on: 11/21/2023
The Indian military is considering hiring transgender individuals to fill a variety of defense roles, according to a recent report by Indian Express. Sources said a joint…

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Added on: 11/17/2023
11/16/2023
NEW DELHI — The recent judgment of the Indian Supreme Court on marriage equality was, without a doubt, a disappointment for India’s queer community. With a 3:2 majority, the…

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Added on: 11/15/2023
11/14/2023
To pave the way for the employment of transgender persons in defence roles, the Indian Armed Forces are looking at possible employment opportunities for them and the…

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Added on: 11/13/2023
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The Kerala Pradesh Transgender Congress (KPTC), which serves as the feeder organisation for the state Congress, underwent a recent overhaul. Despite the state’s pioneering efforts in 2015…

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Added on: 10/30/2023
10/29/2023
“We have been fighting for long and will keep doing so,” said Anjali Gopalan, one of the petitioners after a five-judge bench threw out the appeals. “This…

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Added on: 10/27/2023
10/26/2023
New Delhi: A parliamentary committee is likely to recommend re-criminalisation of the adultery law and criminalisation of non-consensual sex between men, women and/or trans members, as part of an…

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Added on: 10/26/2023
10/24/2023
New Delhi, India – In the summer of 2018, three bodies were recovered from the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad, a sprawling city in western India’s Gujarat state….

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Added on: 10/24/2023
Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Monday said he stands by his minority judgement in favour of civil unions of queer couples, as sometimes it…

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Added on: 10/21/2023
10/20/2023
India will consider giving equal financial rights and legal protection to the LGBTQ community but legalising same-sex marriage is not on the agenda despite the Supreme Court…

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Added on: 10/20/2023
10/17/2023
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Oct 17 (Openly) – LGBTQ+ Indians pledged on Tuesday to keep fighting for marriage equality after the Supreme Court declined to legalise same-sex weddings, but said…

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Added on: 10/19/2023
10/18/2023
India’s top court has declined to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages, drawing criticism from LGBTQ rights activists, who dubbed the verdict “regressive”. “The court has failed its…

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Added on: 10/18/2023
10/17/2023
India’s top court on Tuesday refused to legalize same-sex marriages, passing the responsibility back to Parliament in a ruling that disappointed campaigners for LGBTQ+ rights in the…

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Added on: 10/16/2023
10/15/2023
It wasn’t love at first sight when Aditi Anand met Susan Dias at a book club in Mumbai. “We didn’t get along with each other at all,”…

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Added on: 10/04/2023
10/03/2023
When his mother fell ill, Karan, a 25-year-old gay man from New Delhi, hurried to donate blood. But as he filled out the mandatory form for donors,…

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Added on: 10/02/2023
CHENNAI: Two transwomen have been creating a silent revolution in their classrooms by opening the eyes of their students about the dangers of untouchability. The two of…

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Added on: 09/18/2023
09/17/2023
Delhi’s Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital opened up India’s first transgender Outpatient Department (OPD) on Sunday inching towards an inclusive and easily accessible healthcare system in the country. Professor…

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Added on: 09/12/2023
09/11/2023
The city authorities informed the Delhi High Court on Monday that over 100 toilets have been built for exclusive use by transgender people in the Capital. “A…

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Added on: 09/05/2023
09/04/2023
September 3rd marked four months since the state of Manipur has been grappling with ethnic violence. Till August, the death toll had reached close to 190 and…