A Guide – To find a Right LGBTQ+ Therapist
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A Guide – To find a Right LGBTQ+ Therapist

Finding a good therapist who fits your needs and makes you comfortable enough to be…

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Poland LGBTQ+ Community Deserves Better
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Poland LGBTQ+ Community Deserves Better

The Polish LGBTQ+ community desperately needs our help. As of yesterday, Saturday 20th July, Poland…

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Love Is Everything: Meet The Couple Behind 377!
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Love Is Everything: Meet The Couple Behind 377!

On September 6th, 2018, India gave witness to history. The colonial-era law of the Indian…

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Mumbai’s Dedicated LGBTQ+ Health Clinic!
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Mumbai’s Dedicated LGBTQ+ Health Clinic!

After supporting the LGBTQ+community for over 20 years, Mumbai based Humsafar Trust has recently opened…

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Twitter Goes Crazy For Mysterious Gay Footballer!
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Twitter Goes Crazy For Mysterious Gay Footballer!

Football has been in a very iffy place when it comes to LGBTQ+ representation. There…

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Corrective Rape in India and Around The World
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Corrective Rape in India and Around The World

Corrective rape is a hate crime in which one or more people are raped because…

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Straight Pride: Is The LGBTQ+ A Joke?
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Straight Pride: Is The LGBTQ+ A Joke?

Bhopal Celebrates Their Third Pride Parade!
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Bhopal Celebrates Their Third Pride Parade!

Bhopal had their annual Pride Parade today, Sunday 14th July. The Pride Parade has been…

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The Freedom March: Ex-LGBTQs Look To Jesus
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The Freedom March: Ex-LGBTQs Look To Jesus

When we speak of Freedom March’s, at least on this website, we usually are talking…

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We Say Goodbye To Avinshu Patel
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We Say Goodbye To Avinshu Patel

We are still in celebration of the decriminalization of Section 377, but the truth stays…

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Delhi High Court Declines LGBTQ+ Plea
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Delhi High Court Declines LGBTQ+ Plea

On Monday, July 8th, the Delhi High Court gave dismissal to a petition. The petition…

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Punjab’s 1st Pride Parade: Bleed Colour!
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Punjab’s 1st Pride Parade: Bleed Colour!

Punjab witnessed their first ever LGBTQ+ Pride March. The march took place on the 23rd…

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India, Are We Still In This Together?
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India, Are We Still In This Together?

Chennai Celebrates 11th Pride Parade
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Chennai Celebrates 11th Pride Parade

There are around 21 LGBTQ+ parades that take place through the course of the year…

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What Happened 50 Years Ago At Stonewall
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What Happened 50 Years Ago At Stonewall

During the summer night of ’69, the world witnessed the most monumental happenings of the…

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What Is Gay/ Transgender Panic?
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What Is Gay/ Transgender Panic?

What is gay/ transgender panic? This is a legal strategy that asks the jury to…

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Make America Straight Again
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Make America Straight Again

An anti-gay minister in Orlando has been planning for a “Make America Straight Again” conference…

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Things You Should Know About Conversion Therapy
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Things You Should Know About Conversion Therapy

Conversion therapy is the practice of trying to change an individual’s sexual orientation from homosexual or bisexual to heterosexual using psychological or spiritual…

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Pam Grier: A Fierce LGBT Ally On & Off Screen
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Pam Grier: A Fierce LGBT Ally On & Off Screen

The L Word was an American-Canadian co-production television drama series portraying the lives of a group of lesbians and their friends, connections,…

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New York Islanders Embrace The LGBT Network
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New York Islanders Embrace The LGBT Network

The New York Islanders and LGBT Network are joining forces to launch an anti-bullying partnership…

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11 October: National Coming Out Day
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11 October: National Coming Out Day

 Thirty years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and…

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Uganda: Plan For LGBT Centre Declared Criminal Act
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Uganda: Plan For LGBT Centre Declared Criminal Act

Activists trying to open Uganda’s first centre for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people received…

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UK Supreme Court Rules In Favour Of Evangelical Baker
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UK Supreme Court Rules In Favour Of Evangelical Baker

The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled for a bakery run by evangelical Christians in a…

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Remembering Matthew Shepard: A Young Life Lost To Hate
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Remembering Matthew Shepard: A Young Life Lost To Hate

Twenty years ago this week, a gay University of Wyoming student was offered a ride from…

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Anwesh Sahoo Honoured With The Troy Perry Award In Association with FSoG
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Anwesh Sahoo Honoured With The Troy Perry Award In Association with FSoG

Troy Deroy Perry Jr (born July 27, 1940) is the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, a Protestant denomination with…

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Lipscomb University Hires A LGBT+ Liaison Official
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Lipscomb University Hires A LGBT+ Liaison Official

In a step toward further acknowledgment of the LGBTQ+ student population, Lipscomb University has hired…

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Romanians To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Rights
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Romanians To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Romanians will be asked this weekend whether they want to redefine marriage as only being…

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Tokyo: New Law Bars LGBT Discrimination
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Tokyo: New Law Bars LGBT Discrimination

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has passed a bill that prohibits discrimination on the basis of…

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UK Announces Vital Funding For LGBTI Inclusion
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UK Announces Vital Funding For LGBTI Inclusion

Last year, the UK government carried out a survey of LGBTI people in the UK,…

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Gay Love In The Land Of The ‘Happiness Quotient’: Bhutan
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Gay Love In The Land Of The ‘Happiness Quotient’: Bhutan

In Bhutan the Penal Code’s Sections 213 and 214 state that homosexuality is against nature…

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Queer Love: The Song Of Dusk
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Queer Love: The Song Of Dusk

      It’s Sunday afternoon and I watch a quarrel of sparrows around my…

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Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra
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Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra

Shubham Mehrotra was already a pretty impressive person before she created the FSoG. It went on to…

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Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs
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Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs

“It’s always been about the face.” Calling in from her home in Manila, Regine David is on…

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New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo
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New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo

Tokyo is aiming to remove anti-LGBTQ discrimination before it hosts the Summer Olympics Games in…

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This Gay Toy Story Themed Wedding Is Going Viral
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This Gay Toy Story Themed Wedding Is Going Viral

Two grooms’ wildest childhood dreams came true last month when they had the lavish Disney-themed wedding…

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Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?
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Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?

Content warning: This article contains mentions of corrective rape and assault. As we approach another…

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Singapore’s Anti-Gay Law Gets 109,000 Signatures
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Singapore’s Anti-Gay Law Gets 109,000 Signatures

In what is a clear reminder that true equality for LGBTQ people all over the…

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50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men
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50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men

Raise your hand if you can relate! There are a number of things in this world…

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Studio 54; A Boogie Wonderland
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Studio 54; A Boogie Wonderland

Legendary events, when viewed through the rosy lens of nostalgia, tend to be exaggerated. But…

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UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act
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UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act

Drag Race star and Celebrity Big Brother winner Courtney Act announced this weekend that she’ll host the UK’s…

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11 Fun And Happy Gay Films
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11 Fun And Happy Gay Films

There are a lot of important gay movies that don’t have the happiest endings for…

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Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup
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Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup

Trixie Mattel has provided her opinion on the rumored cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race All…

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Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App
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Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App

The social media company Grindr launched a new initiative this week to combat different forms…

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Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community
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Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community

September 6, 2018 was a historic day for India as the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality…

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A Safe Sex Guide For The LGBT Community
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A Safe Sex Guide For The LGBT Community

 Historically when sex education was introduced to the general public, content was focused on puberty…

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9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve
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9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve

With the recent denouncement of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the country’s LGBTQIA…

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The Miseducation Of Cameron Post & Gay Conversion Therapy
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The Miseducation Of Cameron Post & Gay Conversion Therapy

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, a moving new film based on the story of a…

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Tejeshwar Sandhoo: Breaking Stereotypes And Flying High
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Tejeshwar Sandhoo: Breaking Stereotypes And Flying High

“Every gay guy is not necessarily effeminate neither a fashion designer nor stylist.“ FSoG meets…

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LGBTQ Academic Module: Now In India
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LGBTQ Academic Module: Now In India

India’s first openly gay prince Manvendra Singh Gohil has pioneered South Asia’s first academic module on…

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Sushant Divgikar ‘Pills The Beans On Drag’
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Sushant Divgikar ‘Pills The Beans On Drag’

Vitamin Stree by Supari Studios ‘Pills the Beans’ with Sushant Divgikar on Drag Fashion is of major interest to…

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‘Gay Cure’ Therapy: Fights For Survival Against Australia’s Labour Party
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‘Gay Cure’ Therapy: Fights For Survival Against Australia’s Labour Party

On one hand Australia’s longest running soap opera Neighbours is all set to air the…

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Finn Balor: Makes WWE LGBT Inclusive As Well
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Finn Balor: Makes WWE LGBT Inclusive As Well

 WWE star Finn Bálor has once again spoken out in support of LGBT+ inclusion saying “it should…

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Freedom To Come Out At The Workplace
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Freedom To Come Out At The Workplace

The Right to Privacy judgement attributed sexual orientation as an essential attribute of privacy, but…

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Russia Still Strongly Anti-LGBT
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Russia Still Strongly Anti-LGBT

Russian activists announced the first government-permitted Gay Pride march, but less than 24-hours later, local officials said…

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Malaysian Official Says LGBT People Have ‘Organic Illness’
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Malaysian Official Says LGBT People Have ‘Organic Illness’

Malaysia has always advertised itself with the tagline “Malaysia:Truly Asia”. It is also the country…

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‘&Proud’ Myanmar’s LGBT Choir: Making Musical Moments
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‘&Proud’ Myanmar’s LGBT Choir: Making Musical Moments

This Burmese Choir hopes to challenge the attitude of society towards the LGBT community by…

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Queen Honours LGBT+ Activists
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Queen Honours LGBT+ Activists

 A Jewish lesbian who is working to welcome members of the LGBT community into the…

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Transgenders As Security Guards
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Transgenders As Security Guards

A spate of sexual assaults in girls and women’s care homes of late, has rocked…

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Yogendra + Nishant. Gay Twins By Birth; Proud By Choice
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Yogendra + Nishant. Gay Twins By Birth; Proud By Choice

This is the story of twin brothers, Yogendra and Nishant Mule. Both gay and loving…

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Stonewall, Rainbow Laces Campaign & Graces CC
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Stonewall, Rainbow Laces Campaign & Graces CC

Stonewall (officially Stonewall Equality Limited) isa lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights charity in the United Kingdom named after the Stonewall Inn of Stonewall riots fame in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Now…

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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak
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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak

 Even as adults, acceptance of loved ones coming out of the closet is a huge…

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Art Show Honours Murdered Transwomen
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Art Show Honours Murdered Transwomen

A multidisciplinary work by artist Jono Vaughan titled Project 42 memorialises trans-women whose lives were cut short by…

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From Feeble & Forlorn  To Femme Fatale
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From Feeble & Forlorn To Femme Fatale

 When you first hear Bonita speak over the phone, you can easily visualise a strong,…

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PM Netanyahu U-Turns On Surrogacy Law
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PM Netanyahu U-Turns On Surrogacy Law

Israel was a shining beacon of LGBT+ rights in the Middle East, having enacted LGBT…

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Light In The Water: LGBT in Sport
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Light In The Water: LGBT in Sport

A documentary ‘Light in the Water’  tells the story of a group of gay men…

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India’s First Transwoman Advocate
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India’s First Transwoman Advocate

Decoding The Non-Binary: 50 & More Shades of Gay
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Decoding The Non-Binary: 50 & More Shades of Gay

When asked about our gender, most of us are quick to react with a ‘Male’…

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Hate TRUMPs Love
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Hate TRUMPs Love

It’s not just the USA that’s reeling under Trumphobia, his policies have affected people, the…

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Same-Sex Partners In India: Not A Crime
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Same-Sex Partners In India: Not A Crime

“No one can influence one’s choice of partner other than the individual himself/herself. Neither law…

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And…..The Best {Trans}Woman Wins
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And…..The Best {Trans}Woman Wins

It seemed like poetic justice for Angela Ponce, a Spanish Trans-woman, who had lived a…

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Sec 377: To Be Or Not To Be
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Sec 377: To Be Or Not To Be

Finally the moment that millions of Indians have been waiting for is here. The Supreme…

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An LGBT Exhibition: Traces From Then and Now
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An LGBT Exhibition: Traces From Then and Now

Freedom is never free and who would know that better than those who have lived…

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Tears Flow In Phillippines While Tear Gas Shells Roll In Istanbul
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Tears Flow In Phillippines While Tear Gas Shells Roll In Istanbul

LGBT Ghettoisation: Inclusion Or Discrimination?
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LGBT Ghettoisation: Inclusion Or Discrimination?

University of Sheffield is giving LGBT students a place in which they can be themselves…

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PRIDE Debuts At Vadodra
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PRIDE Debuts At Vadodra

Otherwise known for its splendid, joyous and equally colourful Navratri celebrations, another colourful spectacle unfolded…

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Against Death Defying Odds
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Against Death Defying Odds

Despite state-sponsored repression and social stigma, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the…

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“And That’s How You Grow” : Anwesh Sahoo
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“And That’s How You Grow” : Anwesh Sahoo

From a shy, scared and bullied boy confused about his sexuality in school to a…

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Frogs May Wed; Same Sex Humans May Not
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Frogs May Wed; Same Sex Humans May Not

If Only One Could Turn Back Time
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If Only One Could Turn Back Time

Watch LGBT elders read letters to their younger selves.   Being LGBT 40, 50 or…

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Poland’s Supreme Court Stands Poles Apart
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Poland’s Supreme Court Stands Poles Apart

While the Polish football team battles it out in Russia and hopes for its sinking…

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12 LGBT ‘Angelic Troublemakers’
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12 LGBT ‘Angelic Troublemakers’

  Although the LGBT movement is gaining steam today and several countries and societies are…

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Same-Sex Wedding: A First For The British Monarchy
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Same-Sex Wedding: A First For The British Monarchy

History will be made this summer when the British royalty will have its first same-sex…

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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak
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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak

Belize: Leading The Way For LGBT
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Belize: Leading The Way For LGBT

    A tiny little nation on the Central American coastline, Belize, is a shining…

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Time To Embrace The Vets
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Time To Embrace The Vets

All through the Cold War the US Army mandatorily conscripted youth to fight it’s wars.…

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Corporates: In Solidarity With LGBT+
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Corporates: In Solidarity With LGBT+

Last Sunday, Jack Dorsey the CEO of Twitter came under fire for posting a tweet…

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1950s Lavender Scare: LGBT Persecution In The US State Department
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1950s Lavender Scare: LGBT Persecution In The US State Department

The 1950s saw the US State Department persecute its public servants indiscriminately by methodically scanning…

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Life Moves On For Gender Fluid, Lavanya Narayan  |  FSOG Exclusive
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Life Moves On For Gender Fluid, Lavanya Narayan | FSOG Exclusive

Two years after coming out publicly to the world and her parents, life still continues…

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Why Is June Pride Month?  And How You Can Help
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Why Is June Pride Month? And How You Can Help

World over the month of June is celebrated as the commemorative PRIDE month where members…

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Country with the Most LGBT Murders: Brazil
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Country with the Most LGBT Murders: Brazil

On Tuesday May 15, Brazil’s Ministry of Human Resources established a national LGBT-PoV (violence against…

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MILK: The Spirit of Pride
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MILK: The Spirit of Pride

May 22 every year, is celebrated by the LGBTQIA community, the world over, as ‘Milk…

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Malaysian University’s Forum To Convert ‘LGBT’ Students Receives Backlash
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Malaysian University’s Forum To Convert ‘LGBT’ Students Receives Backlash

There is nothing more traumatizing than going through treatment to change your identity. Keep in…

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The LGBT People Are Now Being Compared To ISIS
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The LGBT People Are Now Being Compared To ISIS

‘I Am A Female Trapped In A Male Body’
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‘I Am A Female Trapped In A Male Body’

In India, we always assume that our metropolitan cities are far, far ahead of their…

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Pune Pride March Records Highest Participation Ever!
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Pune Pride March Records Highest Participation Ever!

The 7th Pune Pride March held on Sunday morning went ahead to be an absolutely…

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Karan Johar Adopting Twins Via Surrogacy Leads to a Homophobic Furore on Social Media
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Karan Johar Adopting Twins Via Surrogacy Leads to a Homophobic Furore on Social Media

My Story: Coming Out Gay Is Easy, Mental Illness Isn’t
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My Story: Coming Out Gay Is Easy, Mental Illness Isn’t

South African Indians are so woven into a thread of mixed cultures, beliefs that sometimes are…

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New Generation of Straight Indians Fighting For LGBTQIA Rights
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New Generation of Straight Indians Fighting For LGBTQIA Rights

STRAIGHT, NOT NARROW- An eye opener Rarely do we come across people, moreover straight people…

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An Open Letter to Straight People From a Straight Ally
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An Open Letter to Straight People From a Straight Ally

Dear straight people, Before you ask me the question that’s on the tip of your…

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An Exclusive Interview with a Mother and her Gay Son
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An Exclusive Interview with a Mother and her Gay Son

Last week I had the opportunity to interview a prominent voice in the NYC South-Asian…

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The Upper House of Parliament Passes Bill to Empower Transgenders
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The Upper House of Parliament Passes Bill to Empower Transgenders

The future looks good for the transgender community in India. In a move aimed at empowering…

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