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  • The White House is illuminated in celebration

    Amid shouts of 'shame,' House GOP defeats gay rights measure

    World | May 20, 2016, 06:54 AM IST

    Washington: Democrats shouted "Shame! Shame!," but seven Republicans have switched their votes under pressure from House leaders and defeated a measure to protect gay rights. The final vote was 213-212 after the chaos on the

  • boxer manny pacquiao defends anti gay comments

    Boxer Manny Pacquiao defends anti-gay comments

    Other Sports | Feb 20, 2016, 06:08 PM IST

    Manila: Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao on Friday stood by his anti-gay stance which has kicked up a lot of controversy, asserting that his comments are endorsed by the Bible.The former world champion had said

  • sc ready for relook at sec 377 refers petition to five

    SC ready for relook at Sec 377, refers petition to five-judge bench

    India | Feb 02, 2016, 04:10 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to reconsider its earlier decision criminalising homosexuality and referred the curative petition filed by activists in this regard to a Constitution bench of five judges.Three senior most judges

  • lawsuit challenges us governor s religious objections order

    Lawsuit challenges US governor's religious objections order

    World | Jul 01, 2015, 11:10 AM IST

    Baton Rouge : Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and should be thrown out, gay rights advocates argue in a lawsuit

  • gay rights a non issue for asian leaders at sochi

    Gay rights a non-issue for Asian leaders at Sochi

    Other Sports | Feb 07, 2014, 04:38 PM IST

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Chinese counterpart appear not to be bothered by the international ruckus over Russia's law restricting gay rights.   Unlike President Barack Obama, who pointedly declined to attend the

  • russian deputy pm on gay rights leave kids alone

    Russian deputy PM on gay rights: Leave kids alone

    Other Sports | Feb 06, 2014, 02:34 PM IST

    Sochi, Russia: Russia's deputy prime minister has confirmed the Kremlin's view on gay rights in Sochi, asking athletes to "leave the kids alone."   Dmitry Kozak told a news conference Thursday that Russian organizers will not

  • kolkata man changes sex to marry his male partner

    Kolkata man changes sex to marry his male partner

    India | Dec 27, 2013, 08:48 AM IST

    Kolkata: A  23 year old man from Kolkata underwent a sex change operation at a private hospital here earlier this week so that no law can stop him from being with his love.The man is

  • gay rights sonia supports deoband opposes centre may bring

    Gay rights: Sonia supports, Deoband opposes, Centre may bring ordinance to legalise gay sex

    India | Dec 12, 2013, 07:36 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Centre is seriously considering bringing an ordinance to legalise gay sex rights, as a large section of public opinion has raised its pitch against the Supreme Court verdict holding gay sex as

  • gay rights the struggle through the years in india

    Gay rights: The struggle through the years in India

    India | Dec 11, 2013, 03:18 PM IST

    New Delhi: Gay marriages have caught up with Indian society as the world changes around.   No doubt in the past 50 years, social life has been under continuous change with the introduction of globalization.  'Gay

  • gay rights activists hold march in delhi

    Gay rights activists hold march in Delhi

    India | Nov 25, 2013, 08:28 AM IST

    New Delhi: Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community yesterday held a march in the city demanding an end to the discrimination which is still being faced by them despite the decriminalisation

  • senate oks gay rights bill banning discrimination

    Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

    World | Nov 08, 2013, 09:58 AM IST

    Washington : The U.S. Senate approved legislation Thursday outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, demonstrating the nation's quickly evolving attitude toward gay rights nearly two decades after Congress rejected same-sex marriage.The enthusiasm

  • green tregaro competes with rainbow fingernails

    Green Tregaro competes with rainbow fingernails

    Other Sports | Aug 15, 2013, 05:46 PM IST

    Moscow: Emma Green Tregaro competed at the world championships with her fingernails painted in the colors of the rainbow, showing support for gays and lesbians in the face of a new anti-gay law recently passed

  • harrison ford s film upsets gay rights activists

    Harrison Ford's film upsets gay rights activists

    Hollywood | Jul 09, 2013, 05:25 PM IST

    Chicago, July 9: Actor Harrison Ford's latest movie “Ender's Game” hasn't gone down well with gay rights activists, who have been urging people to boycott the film due to controversial views of the author behind

  • britain introduces same sex marriage bill

    Britain introduces same-sex marriage bill

    World | Jan 25, 2013, 08:58 PM IST

    London,Jan 25: The British government published a bill to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, and said lawmakers will get their first vote on it in Parliament next month.The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill extends marriage

  • singer frank ocean reveals first love was a man

    Singer Frank Ocean reveals first love was a man

    Hollywood | Jul 04, 2012, 09:09 PM IST

    New York: Frank Ocean says he feels like a free man: The acclaimed singer has revealed on his website that his first love was a man.He wrote Wednesday on his Tumblr page that he fell