Tag: Lgbtq Community

Chinese Social Media Giant Wechat Shuts LGBT Accounts

WeChat sent account holders a notice they violated rules but gave no details, according to the founder of an LGBT group, who asked not to be identified further out of fear of possible official retaliation. She said at least dozens of accounts were shut down, all at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
'Dating apps beneficial for LGBTQ community in India'

New Delhi: Accepting that the stigma around their community has drastically lessened in the last five years, 73 per cent of the LGBTQ adults believe that online dating apps have benefited their community in a positive way in India, data from dating app Tinder showed on Tuesday. As part of an internal survey, Tinder found out […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Obama praises Sikh man with rainbow turban

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama has praised San Diego-based Sikh neuroscientist Jiwandeep Kohli who is celebrating this year’s Pride Month with a rainbow turban. Kohli, who is a bisexual, went viral a few days ago when he shared an image of his elaborate creation — his turban that featured the colours of the LGBT […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
People want gay marriage to be legal in India: Study

New Delhi: After de-criminalising homosexuality in India, people feel it is time for gay marriage to be made legal in India, a study has pointed out. According to data gathered from users of dating app OkCupid, 55 per cent of men and 82 per cent of women on the OkCupid community believe it is time […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
SC dismisses review plea seeking same-sex marriage, adoption, surrogacy for LGBTQ

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order which had rejected a petition seeking various civil rights such as same-sex marriage, adoption and surrogacy for the LGBTQ community. A three-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, in an in-chamber decision on July 11, dismissed the review plea filed […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
NHRC To Govt: Set Up Helpline To Address Problems Of LGBTQ Community
NHRC To Govt: Set Up Helpline To Address Problems Of LGBTQ Community

New Delhi: In a bid to safeguard the LGBTQ+ community and ensure that the basic human rights of this community are not compromised due to the COVID-19 crisis, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday issued fresh guidelines in this regard. The human rights body has suggested a separate 24×7 toll free helpline number […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021