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.
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
26th September 2014
India: Disabled trans woman dies after being pushed from a moving train
10:25 AM — A 22-year-old trans woman has died after being pushed from a moving train by a group of young people.
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.
8th September 2014
India: Bestselling author calls colonial anti-gay law ‘our collective sin’ 9
10:07 AM — Bestselling Indian author Chetan Bhagat has spoken about India's anti-gay law to say that it contradicts the country's culture, calling it a "relic of an unscientific, Victorian past."
5th September 2014
Bollywood star: The UK must stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad 24
12:23 PM — A Bollywood star has called on the UK to do more to stand up against colonial anti-gay laws abroad.
13th August 2014
Delhi University will recognise transgender students from 2015
4:31 PM — Delhi University says it will recognise transgender students for the first time.
27th July 2014
India: Fifth annual Kerala Pride takes place with LGBT rights protest
12:23 PM — The fifth annual queer pride march took place in Kerala, this weekend, in the city of Kochi.
22nd July 2014
Indian Government to wait for Supreme Court decision over anti-gay law 6
12:44 PM — India will take no decision on amending a law banning same-sex sexual activity until the Supreme Court rules, a government minister says.
19th July 2014
India’s top female sprinter banned from Commonwealth Games over testosterone levels 11
11:29 AM — An Indian sprinter has been banned from the Commonwealth games because she naturally exhibits high testosterone levels.
16th July 2014
UN: Pro-gay Bollywood video is our ‘most watched ever’ 1
4:45 PM — The United Nations has said that a pro-gay Bollywood music video produced earlier this year is the most successful clip they have produced.
8th July 2014
India: Bollywood’s gay Romeo and Juliet back in production 1
3:17 PM — Production has re-opened on 'Romil and Jugal', a gay Bollywood version of Romeo and Juliet believed to have been scrapped earlier this year. The project is being led by producer Ekta Kapoor, who is known for pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable to an Indian audience.