Lgbtq Community
News  /  Published 26.09.21

Taliban imperil LGBT community

The Taliban beat up a landlord the other day for housing a gay man, who helplessly recorded the assault on his phone from his rooftop hideout. Genocide against the gay community is rampant in Afghani...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

Jab camp for LGBTQ persons

One-hundred-and-seventy-seven members of the LGBTQ community were vaccinated at a special camp on Wednesday, organised by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the state women and child development a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 30.06.21

Brands mark Pride month

Growing one’s hair usually has a gendered association in most places around the world. Pantene UK’s 2019 campaign #HairHasNoGender tries to break the notion of hair growth having gender as...
By Priyanka A. Roy (t2 intern)

Culture  /  Published 28.06.21

Nil & Ayushman Mitra on being queer

What kind of moral policing does the community go through even now, after so many years of struggle? Nil: Moral policing is linked to so many other rights. Obviously, LGBTQ+ rights is one of the key ...
By Faiza Hazarika (t2 intern)

Sports  /  Published 24.06.21

Belgium rainbow stand

Belgium’s captain will wear rainbow colours on his armband at the European Championship on Sunday and the country’s football association (KBVB) is considering further ways to show solidari...
By Reuters in Brussels


World  /  Published 02.06.21

Banned: Trans girls from school sports in Florida

Florida on Tuesday became the latest and by far the largest US state to ban transgender women and girls from participating in school sports, part of a campaign in statehouses nationwide this year assa...
By Reuters in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Let the margins thrive

Perhaps the most important role in the journey of the LGBT community is played by allies. If you are a heterosexual person but one who believes that gay lives matter, you are their ally. “Your ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 29.06.20

Brazil’s job fall guy: LGBT

One in four unemployed gay and trans Brazilians has lost their job recently during the coronavirus outbreak, a survey released on Sunday found, showing the joblessness among LGBT+ Brazilians almost do...
By Reuters in Rio de Janeiro

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Designer Wendell Rodricks no more

Leading fashion designer Wendell Rodricks, who was also a gay rights activist, author and environmentalist, passed away at his home in Goa on Wednesday evening at the age of 59. Deputy superintendent ...
By PTI and TT Bureau in Panaji

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.20

Thanks to queen of pop, Lit meet ends with a bang

Curtains came down on the third edition of Tata Steel Jharkhand Literary Meet on Sunday with queen of pop Usha Uthup talking about her biography Ullas Ki Naav and veteran actor Pankaj Kapur reading ou...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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