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Bihar’s first transgender bank clerk

Bihar’s first transgender bank clerk

If a transgendered woman can become a college principal Bengal, then Bihar can boast of having the country’s first ever transgender in the banking sector. 24-year old Monika Das of…

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Kathmandu, Nepal : A report on CNN has indicated that the Nepal government is actively considering giving its nod to same sex marriages. If this is so, it will become…

Hate mongering Church targets Biden funeral

Hate mongering Church targets Biden funeral

The Westboro Baptist Church, a notorious fundamentalist and anti-human rights group, picketed the funeral of Joseph Beau Biden – the son of US Vice President Joe Biden in Delaware this…

HIV Positive, rape survivor, unbeaten: Tr Amruta

HIV Positive, rape survivor, unbeaten: Tr Amruta

NEW DELHI: 31 year old Amruta Alpesh Soni, working with the Hindustan Latex family Planning Promotion Trust, is in the news because her matrimonial advertisement on a matchmaking website has…

Wizards to wed opposite Gay-hating church

Wizards to wed opposite Gay-hating church

Message from Dumbledore:“It’s official! Gandalf and I are getting married! Recently, the Westboro Baptist Church told our dear friend J.K. Rowling they would picket our wedding if it were ever…

Police raid eunuch’s house: Patna’s Hijra wars?

Police raid eunuch’s house: Patna’s Hijra wars?

PATNA: The Hijra wars are on in Patna. Lallan Kinnar and Diljani Kinnar head two ‘rival’ houses in the Gulzarbagh area of Patna City, the ‘old city quarter’. Diljani has…

Manabí : my priority is my students

Manabí : my priority is my students

KOLKATA: The LGBT community, and particularly the transgender community are very pleased, because India got its first transgender college principal recently. Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay takes charge of Krishnagar Women’s College…

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

KINGSTON, Jamaica:  Jamaica may sound so cool and fun-loving on a Harry Belafonte album, but Kingston town can be a dark horror story for non-straight people. Equal rights activists say…

‘Transgenders should obey dress code or get lost’: village

‘Transgenders should obey dress code or get lost’: village

CHENNAI: Fisherfolk in a tsunami re-settlement village have made issue with a group of transgender residents, and it’s a tense situation. They ruckus has been thrown up by the clothes…

Bihar’s AIDS Control Society shrugs as PLHA suffer!

Bihar’s AIDS Control Society shrugs as PLHA suffer!

Here’s a paradox: The government of Bihar has the most schemes for persons with HIV/AIDS, and at the same time apathy, inefficient reporting, gaps in the health delivery system and…

The Telegraph, Calcutta slams pseudo-logic of GOI

The Telegraph, Calcutta slams pseudo-logic of GOI

The editorial in The telegraph, Calcutta, pulls no punches. We absolutely endorse it, and that’s why it’s our ‘Pick of the Week’ The mix of bigotry, cowardice and pseudo-logic shown…

Eunuchs to ‘castrate’ corruption

Eunuchs to ‘castrate’ corruption

The Hijras of Rohtas have had enough. They’re coming out to  uproot corruption at the grassroots level. Led by 42 year old ‘guru’ Pinki Kinnar, the eunuch community got together at…

Halla Bol against 377: soon to be silenced?

Halla Bol against 377: soon to be silenced?

Those who believe in equality, liberty and universal human rights must come together right now and ensure that India retains its rainbow of diversity. Representatives of the MTH community based…

Gay artists show stopped by right wing loonies

Gay artists show stopped by right wing loonies

Gay artist Balbir Krishan’s art exhibition has been cancelled in the city after organisers received threats from some right-wing political arm-twisters. The Hyderabad Saffron Taliban is at it again, we…

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