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Wife Finds Husband's Profile On Gay App, Files Divorce Plea

Though counselling sessions were held for the couple, the lady has decided to file divorce petition in the court, the sources said on Monda

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UK Lesbian Couple Become First Parents With Shared Motherhood Technique

London/New Delhi: A lesbian couple in the UK has become the first parents in the world to deliver a baby that was carried in the wombs of both, a media report said. Jasmine Francis-Smith (28) gave birth to Otis by using an egg that was incubated by her ‘wife’ Donna (30) in a pioneering procedure […]

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Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Taipei: Taiwan’s Parliament on Friday legalized same-sex marriage following a vote, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation. In 2017, the island’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry, reports the BBC. Parliament was given a two-year deadline and was required […]

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Vicky Donor Ayushmann Khurrana to turn gay

Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has been roped in for a gay love story “Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan” — second part of 2017 film “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan”. Calling it as an “out and out entertaining film”, Ayushmann says it will handle the subject of homosexuality sensitively. After the success of Aanand L. Rai’s “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan”, which […]

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Taiwan rejects same sex marriage

Taipei: Taiwan has rejected same-sex marriages, in a blow to the island’s reputation as a rights trailblazer in Asia. The referendum results came despite a high court ruling in March 2017 in favour of such unions that had given parliament two years to amend laws or pass new ones. It was unclear how Saturday’s voting […]

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'Dirty protest' erupts at Oxford University over 'gender-neutral' toilets

  London: An Oxford University college has become the scene of a so-called “dirty protest” after it introduced gender-neutral toilets recently. Male students of Somerville College reportedly urinated on the floor of the “gender-neutral” cubicles in the college bar last week and wrote on the wall: “We want our… urinals back,” according to an email […]

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White House declines to recognise LGBT Pride Month

Washington: President Donald Trump’s White House has broken a precedent by not recognising June as the LGBT Pride Month, the media reported. The decision marks an end to two of his predecessors’ tradition of officially recognising the month, CNN reported on Friday. Former President Bill Clinton first recognised it in 1999 in commemoration of the […]

Facebook adds rainbow emoji to celebrate LGBT Pride Month

San Francisco: Facebook has introduced a rainbow emoji to honour the LGBT Pride Month — celebrated every year in June — and show support to their community and cause. “As Pride celebrations begin around the world, Facebook is proud to support our diverse community, including those that have identified themselves on Facebook as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, […]

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Prince William honoured for supporting LGBT community

London: Prince William was honoured for supporting the LGBT– lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender — community and said “nobody should be bullied for their sexuality”, the media reported. The Duke of Cambridge was named “straight ally of the year” at the British LGBT Awards on Friday evening, the BBC reported. “It’s so important to be proud […]