India

LGBTI Rights in India


ADDED ON: 03/20/2023

IIT Bombay Is All Set To Celebrate Rangavali, Its First Queer Festival

IIT Bombay is one of the most renowned and prestigious research institutes in all of India. It is one of the top-most-ranked universities in the country. As in any university, there are…

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ADDED ON: 03/17/2023

Forum deplores ‘demonisation’ of sexual minorities by Kerala’s right-wing Muslims

Indian Muslims for Secular Democracy (IMSD) has strongly condemned the “efforts by the Muslim right wing in Kerala, including leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami and the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and some…

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ADDED ON: 03/16/2023

Powerful Indian Hindu group backs government’s opposition to same-sex marriage recognition

NEW DELHI, March 14 (Reuters) - The ideological parent of India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has backed the government position against recognising same-sex marriage, months after raising hopes with…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2023

Powerful Indian Hindu group backs government’s opposition to same-sex marriage recognition

The ideological parent of India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has backed the government position against recognising same-sex marriage, months after raising hopes with supportive comments on gay rights. Prime…

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ADDED ON: 03/14/2023

India’s top court refers same-sex marriage recognition case to 5-judge bench

India's Supreme Court on Monday said a five-judge bench will start hearing final arguments over granting legal recognition to same-sex marriages on April 18, proceedings of which will be live-streamed on its…

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ADDED ON: 03/13/2023

India government opposes recognizing same-sex marriage: Court filing

NEW DELHI — The Indian government opposes recognizing same-sex marriages, it said in a filing to the Supreme Court on Sunday, urging the court to reject challenges to the current legal framework…

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ADDED ON: 03/12/2023

India’s LGBTQ revolution: paving the way for global change?

Aditi Anand and Susan Dias want to get married in India, and they are willing to fight for it. For more than a decade, the couple have put in the hard work…

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ADDED ON: 03/11/2023

An LGBTQ revolution in India sets the pace for global change

Aditi Anand and Susan Dias want to get married in India, and they’re willing to fight for it. For more than a decade, the couple put in the hard work of building…

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ADDED ON: 03/06/2023

Publishing house for trans writers opens in India

A transgender activist has founded a publishing house for trans writers in India. Earlier this month, transgender activist and writer Grace Banu founded Queer Publishing House exclusively for LGBTQ+ writers. Banu, who wanted…

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ADDED ON: 02/12/2023

In a first for India, transgender couple become biological parents

A transgender couple are the first in India to become parents biologically, after one of the partners gave birth on Wednesday in Kerala state. The birth of the baby is a milestone…

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ADDED ON: 02/10/2023

Kerala transgender couple’s ‘tears of joy’ as baby born early

A transgender couple from the southern Indian state of Kerala, whose pregnancy photos made global news, have welcomed their baby with "tears of joy". Ziya Paval said her partner Zahad had given…

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ADDED ON: 02/09/2023

Delhi’s new LGBTQ community centre promises a safe space for the queer

If you are a queer in India, you have definitely heard of the Naz Foundation. An NGO that works on HIV/AIDS and sexual health, this is also the organisation behind the petition to…

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