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LGBTI Rights in India


ADDED ON: 08/02/2022

Transgender influencers use platforms to promote acceptance in Asia

In the time of the internet, new influencers are becoming famous every day. Some dance to someone’s else songs for viewership. Some talk about different gadgets, while others use the platform to…

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ADDED ON: 07/25/2022

Delhi: Dispute between transgender individuals and police escalates at Dwarka

A dispute early Friday morning at a police station in Dwarka between transgender individuals from the Garima Greh shelter and police escalated, with the transgender individuals alleging that they were beaten up…

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ADDED ON: 06/22/2022

How Asexual People Feel Excluded From Queer Spaces, Complicating Their Identity.

Asexuality is both straightforward and complicated to define. At the outset, it describes the orientation of somebody who doesn’t experience sexual attraction. But this is followed by many caveats: when? In what…

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ADDED ON: 06/20/2022

How Henna Is Helping Proudly Brown And Queer Individuals Reconnect With Their Heritage

In a rebellious move against the gender binary, as well as notions of toxic masculinity imposed by their South Asian heritage, brown gay men and non-binary individuals are adorning their hands with…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2022

Arunachal: AP Queer Station organises ‘Queers ki Kahani’

Itanagar: About 30 individuals belonging to the LGBTQIAP+ community and a few selected allies participated in the ‘Queers ki Kahani’ event organised by AP Queer Station, a newly-formed rainbow community support group,…

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ADDED ON: 06/07/2022

A year after landmark HC ruling, lesbian couples still face discrimination.

Suffering from gender dysphoria since adolescence, R Ramya, 24, is in the process of a sex change to transition to identify as a male. Growing up in rural Tamil Nadu, Ramya battled…

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ADDED ON: 06/01/2022

Kerala Lesbian Couple Reunited by High Court in Big Win After Being Separated by Parents.

The Kerala High Court set a strong precedent on Tuesday by allowing a lesbian couple, Adhila Nasarin and Fathima Noora, to live together after they were forcefully separated by their parents. Adhila…

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ADDED ON: 05/16/2022

Doctor plans uterus transplant for transgender patient

A doctor in India is planning to transplant a womb into a transgender woman, to enable her to carry children. New Delhi-based surgeon Dr Narendra Kaushik intends to perform the surgery at his…

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ADDED ON: 05/02/2022

Healthcare For All: LGBTQ-Inclusive Health Cover Is A Must In Corporates

The LGBTQ community has been fighting for its rights in the corporate world for a long time. For most people, work is often stressful, and the additional burden of hiding the most…

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ADDED ON: 04/20/2022

India’s first openly gay prince endured years of torturous conversion therapy. Now, he’s fighting to make the practice illegal.

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the 39th direct descendant of India's Gohil Rajput dynasty, knew he was gay at age 12. But he could only live his truth three decades later. Gohil publicly…

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ADDED ON: 04/18/2022

How a small queer collective brought ‘Pride’ back to Assam

As the world continues to push for more tolerance along the lines of gender identity and sexual orientation, the LGBTQIA+ community in India is constantly finding its voice and expression in a country…

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ADDED ON: 04/13/2022

THIS INITIATIVE IS ENCOURAGING TRANS CHILDREN TO ‘UNBOX THEIR LIVES’.

Queer people are commonly disenfranchised. From workplaces. From society. From their families. And beyond. On a daily basis. Hourly even. Every queer people I know of has been disfranchised at some point…

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