21st January 2015
Actor tells Indian trans community: ‘Don’t get offended’
4:36 PM — An transgender actor from controversial Tamil film 'I' has spoken out, telling trans protesters to not be offended.
India: LGBT community want Obama’s support
12:07 PM — The Indian LGBT community is calling on Barack Obama to offer his support to them ahead of his visit to the country this weekend.
15th January 2015
Indian ruling party says it is ‘for decriminalising homosexuality’ 8
12:16 PM — The ruling party in India has vowed to decriminalise homosexuality, saying while gay people are rejected by some, they should be accepted.
13th January 2015
Ban Ki-moon: India’s gay sex ban is ‘intolerant’ 18
10:52 AM — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised India's gay sex ban, saying it is "intolerant".
12th January 2015
Goa to attempt to make gay youths ‘normal’ 25
4:54 PM — The government in Goa plans to attempt to "cure" LGBT people and make them "normal", using therapy and "medicines".
5th January 2015
Meet India’s first ever out transgender mayor 3
9:39 AM — For the first time a transgender candidate has won a mayoral election in India.
3rd January 2015
Bollywood actor plans to release intimate photos to ‘prove’ he’s not gay 30
1:17 PM — Bollywood actor Sahil Khan has threatened to release "intimate" photos of him with his alleged female lover - after she claimed he is gay.
15th December 2014
India: Government proposes benefits for trans children 2
2:15 PM — The Indian government has outlined plans for helping families support trans children.
11th December 2014
India: Ex-Chief Justice slams anti-gay law on 1st year anniversary 3
1:44 PM — A former Chief Justice of India’s Supreme Court has condemned the country’s ban on same-sex relationships a year to the day the law was reintroduced.
A year ago today India recriminalised homosexuality 9
10:35 AM — It’s exactly one year since India shocked the world by recriminalising same-sex relationships.
1st December 2014
India: Delhi’s first Pride since homosexuality was re-criminalised 7
12:46 PM — New Delhi saw its first pride march on Sunday since India reintroduced its anti-gay laws last year.
17th November 2014
Video game ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ banned in India over gay character 5
2:26 PM — An upcoming video game that features a prominent gay character has been banned in India.
14th November 2014
US State Department urges India to end anti-gay law 2
10:43 AM — The US State Department has urged India to put an end to a law which bans sex “against the order of nature”.
10th November 2014
India: 300 take part in eighth gay pride march in Pune 4
11:51 AM — Around 300 people participated in the eighth gay pride march held in Pune, India’s eighth largest city.
1st November 2014
India: Court files notice to Aamir Khan for ‘promoting’ homosexuality 8
12:15 PM — A court in India has filed a legal notice with Bollywood actor Aamir Khan - for 'promoting' homosexuality on a TV show.
29th October 2014
India: Man charged under anti-gay law after wife discovered affair with spy camera 21
2:24 PM — A man has been charged with a homosexual offenses under India's colonial-era anti-gay law, after his wife secretly filmed him having gay sex with a spy camera.
15th October 2014
India: Delhi schools become 25% trans inclusive
4:26 PM — 25% of reservations in schools will be allocated to transgender students in Delhi
19th September 2014
India: TV network hires first transgender news anchor 1
6:47 PM — An Indian news network has appointed the country's first transgender news anchor.
14th September 2014
India: Government objects to Supreme Court ruling creating legal third gender 2
1:12 PM — The Indian government has filed an objection to a court ruling legally recognising a third gender.
13th September 2014
India: Court drops all charges against female athlete accused of being male 3
1:54 PM — A female athlete who was arrested after she was accused of being male has had all charges against her dropped.