LGBTQ

Patriot Bureau -October 20, 2023

Two Bangladeshi nationals, from LGBT community, were allegedly sexually assaulted by five individuals in a park in east Delhi

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Mohd Shehwaaz Khan and Tahir Bhat -October 17, 2023

Community members say Tuesday’s judgement comes as a setback, but the fight for legal recognition of same-sex marriage will go on

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PTI -July 23, 2021

The Delhi High Court Friday directed the police to shift a LGBTQ community couple, wanting to get married and facing threat from families, to a safe house set up by the Delhi government and provide them adequate security. Justice Mukta Gupta directed the SHO of Mayur Vihar Phase-I police station to ensure that the couple […]

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Shruti Das -June 15, 2021

This Pride Month, let’s take a look at some of the best queer characters that Bollywood has given us in the last two years From an urban man who boldly explores his sexuality to an alpha male whose orientation is one big secret – here’s how some Bollywood characters belonging to the LGBTQ characters in […]

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PTI -February 25, 2021

Four more people belonging to the gay and lesbian community urged the Delhi High Court on Thursday to declare that marriages between any two persons irrespective of their sex be solemnised under the Special Marriage Act (SMA). The Delhi government in response to a similar petition filed earlier has said that there is no provision […]

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Proma Chakraborty -September 27, 2018

Please mind the gap captures the story of a trans man and his struggles with gender norms while commuting daily in the Delhi Metro “Doors will open on the right. Please mind the gap.” Every Delhiite is all too familiar with this automated warning in the Metro. Thousands board and disembark the Delhi Metro, encountering […]

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Sashikala VP -September 6, 2018

From the Rajpipla palace grounds in Gujarat, Manvendra Singh Gohil is celebrating India’s real independence. Manvendra Singh Gohil, whose name would be prefixed with ‘Prince’ if royal titles had not been abolished, is not just a face adorning the walls of palaces in Rajpipla. Since coming out as a gay in 2006, he has leveraged […]

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Shubham Bhatia -August 23, 2018

Officialdom treats transgender requests with scant regard for the laws which have been put in place to ensure they do not suffer any discrimination “To introduce myself and explain that this is my previous identity and this is my current identity is painful task,” says Ritwik, 22, a BTech student and a trans man while […]

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