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Two Bihar girls elope, marry, caught by cops

Two Bihar girls elope, marry, caught by cops

PATNA: In probably the first reported case of same sex marriage in Bihar, two girls ran away from their homes here to get married to each other, a police official…

Transgenders are entitled to all benefits, it’s time they realised this

Transgenders are entitled to all benefits, it’s time they realised this

Patna, Bihar:The transgender, hijra, and kothi communities need to strive for the basic entitlements that they have been deprived of: a ration card in one’s ‘own’ name, a UID identification that certifies their…

Elton John, Rainbow Person, is a Brit Icon

Elton John, Rainbow Person, is a Brit Icon

Everyone knows he’s an icon, and now the Brits have finally admitted it. And by the way, the Queer communities across the world are delighted that the very first Brit…

16 year old queer kid brutalised and killed in Jamaica

16 year old queer kid  brutalised and killed in Jamaica

Montego Bay: A 16 year old boy  who dreamed of becoming a performer like Lady Gaga, is Jamaica’s most recent victim of mob hate and homophobia. Dwayne Jones was bullied in…

Marathi Newspaper fans Hate and Homophobia

Marathi Newspaper fans Hate and Homophobia

Amravati, Maharashtra, India: A newspaper in the Marathi language has begun a campaign to fan homophobia and instigate hate against people of same sex orientation. The daily ‘Lokmat Amravati’ has…

Don’t Condemn, marginalize LGBT People: Pope Francis

Don’t Condemn, marginalize LGBT People: Pope Francis

Pope Francis has said gay people should not be judged or marginalised. Speaking to reporters on a flight back from Brazil, he said: “If a person is gay and seeks…

She was a boy, he was a girl, now they’re happy together!

She was a boy, he was a girl, now they’re happy together!

They’re from Tulsa in the USA, and boy, don’t they look cute and hot! But the guy was born a girl and the girl was born a boy. Two years…

Kerala Lesbian Couple find refuge in Bangalore

Kerala Lesbian Couple find refuge in Bangalore

Bangalore: Saranya and Shruthi , two women from Kerala were forced to flee their insensitive families and try to build a new life in Bangalore. Though both were 21 years…

Simran and Abhina attend Global Trans Meet

Simran and Abhina attend Global Trans Meet

“FINALLY!!!” read the email from Jacsen, coordinator of this year’s Trans-Health Conference in Philadelphia, as he sent my plane tickets on the morning we were scheduled to travel. The ticket…

Chennai for Transgender traffic wardens next month

Chennai for Transgender traffic wardens next month

CHENNAI: Soon ten members of the city’s transgender Hijra community will be managing traffic in Chennai. A non-profit organization has trained them to work as volunteer traffic safety assistants, and…

Marriage equality for England and Wales

Marriage equality for England and Wales

LONDON: The Queen will soon put her assent to Britain’s Gay marriage Bill, making marriage for LGBT people a reality in England and Wales. The first gay marriages in England…

Eighty Thousand in Mexico City Pride Parade

Eighty Thousand in Mexico City Pride Parade

On Saturday, 29 June, Mexico City  had a magnificent Pride parade with eighty thousand people on the street. Yet Latin America, Mexico is second only to Brazil in terms of hate…

Will Brazil Back the ‘Gay Therapy’ Bull- er- Bill?

Will Brazil Back the ‘Gay Therapy’ Bull- er- Bill?

Brazil, which in 1999 outlawed therapies which treat homosexuality as an illness, may be on the verge of allowing it, if a homophobic evangelical pastor who heads the country’s Commission…

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