Oslo shooting highlight homophobia and intolerance in ‘progressive’ societies

Oslo shooting highlight homophobia and intolerance in ‘progressive’ societies

Two people were killed and 14 wounded, some seriously injured, in a shooting near a bar area in an LGBTI venue in the capital, Oslo of Norway, on the night between Friday and Saturday. The police have arrested the alleged attacker near the scene and all events related to the pride parade, Oslo Pride, have been cancelled. The … Read more

Ricky Gervais Anti Trans jokes in Netflix Special, faces backlash

Ricky Gervais Anti Trans jokes in Netflix Special, faces backlash

Ricky Gervais’ New Netflix Comedy Special SUPERNatural Faces Backlash For Harmful Comments About Transgender Community. Gervais premiered Ricky Gervais: SuperNature for Netflix on Tuesday and from the first minutes the comedian referred to trans people as “new women” and then pretended to have a fictional conversation where the comedian also made fun of the use … Read more

Who is Aishwarya Pradhan, India’s First Transgender Civil Servant?

Who is Aishwarya Pradhan, India's First Transgender Civil Servant?

Aishwarya Rituparna Pradhan is India’s first openly transgender civil servant and works at the Odisha Department of Financial Services (OFS) as a Business Tax Officer. Ratikanta Pradhan was her name when she joined the OFS. Pradhan changed her gender identity after the Supreme Court of Justice (SC) ruling in 2014, which recognized transgender people as … Read more

Gay police couple suspended in Nagaur, SP says their conduct is wrong

Nagaur Gay police couple suspended

Gay police couple Suspended: A gay sex scandal involving SHO and a constable has come to light in Nagaur district of Rajasthan. Two policemen posted in different police stations of Nagaur districts were in virtual gay relations for 9 months. However SHO filed FIR against his partner for blackmailing him. The SHO told in a … Read more

LGBTQ Rights: Same-sex marriage ban not unconstitutional: Japan Court

LGBTQ Rights: Same-sex marriage ban not unconstitutional: Japan Court

An Osaka court in Japan ruled Monday that Japan’s same-sex marriage ban is not “unconstitutional,” dealing a blow to LGBTQ+ rights activists in the only Group of Seven countries that do not allow same-sex marriage. Three same-sex couples had filed the case with the Osaka District Court, the second brought on this issue in Japan. … Read more

Know about Swati Sachdeva, India’s new sensational standup comedian

Know about Swati Sachdeva, India’s new sensational standup comedian

A well-known stand-up comedian, Swati Sachdeva recently went viral on the internet for her recent stand-up comedy on LGBT issues. Comedian Swati Sachdeva’s stand-up ‘Love is Love’ for Pride month said her ‘daddy doesn’t know ‘bisexual’, he only knows about ‘lesbian’, just tell him you’re a lesbian.’ Swati Sachdeva’s festive act of Pride Month, ‘Love … Read more

Video of Seattle University Students protest against anti-LGBT rules winning hearts

Video of Seattle University Students protest against anti-LGBT rules winning hearts

Although we are in the middle of 2022, homophobic (LGBT) acts continue to occur on a daily basis and many people fight directly to end them, dozens of graduating students presented pride flags to the interim president of Seattle Pacific University as presented their diplomas during Sunday’s commencement ceremony. Through TikTok, the Associated Students of … Read more

Pride, not Prejudice: owning and exploring sexualities in contemporary India

sexualities in contemporary India

Sexuality across time and space has been seen through a lens of “biology” irrespective of the context. This association has led to a narrow and skewered perspective of the same. India is a country of diversity, home to dreams and dread alike. Just like every other aspect of one’s identity, in this nation, sexuality too … Read more

#PrideMonth: Burger King launches the special ‘Pride Whopper’, as a message of ‘inclusion’

pride burger by burger king

During Pride Month, many brands run campaigns to give the message of inclusivity. Many big companies make special plans for Pride Month. Austria Burger King has done something similar. They have prepared a special burger named Pride Whooper. The special thing about this is Whopper comes with two top halves of a burger bun or … Read more

LGBTQ in the Army: Countries with most inclusive Military

LGBTQ in the Army Countries with most inclusive Military

Ground Report | New Delhi: LGBTQ in the Army; Countries at the top of the Index of LGBT highlight opportunities for militaries interested in inclusion to share experiences and best practices. The highest scores for inclusion are New Zealand, the UK, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Australia. LGBTQ in the Army The Indian Army is among … Read more