Friday, 12 August, 2022

Topic: LGBTQ

‘Marriage will protect our rights, affirm commitment’ — why same-sex couple moved Delhi HC

Kavita Arora and Ankita Khanna moved Delhi HC last week with a plea to allow registration of marriages of same-sex couples. In an interview to ThePrint, they explain why.

SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea for equal protection to transgenders in sexual offences

The PIL urged the top court to issue an order directing the respondents to pass an Anti-Discrimination Bill that penalises discrimination and harassment on the basis of gender.

Acceptance of LGBTQ people has risen worldwide: Pew survey

The report by Pew Research Center also found that people in wealthier countries were generally more accepting of homosexuality than people in less developed countries.

LGBT+ inclusive economies are likely to recover better from Covid-crisis

A positive correlation exists between LGBT+ inclusion and economic resilience, and cities that embrace diversity may reap an ‘inclusion dividend’.

New Delhi’s latest LGBTQ+ job fair proves career and identity don’t have to remain separate

Asia’s largest LGTBQ+ job fair brought in the top names in the corporate world to create diverse workplaces & tap into India’s burgeoning pink economy.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan review: Perfect primer for Indians to talk about homosexuality

This Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar-starrer will make you laugh out loud and think twice about how accepting Indian parents really are.

Fear of anti-CAA protest pushes Mumbai Pride Parade out of 11-year-old venue

As Mumbai Police denies permission amid fears of anti-CAA, NRC, NPR sloganeering at August Kranti Maidan, a solidarity gathering will be held at Azad Maidan Saturday.

Tata Steel introduces new company policy for LGBTQ+ employees

The new Tata Steel policy has asked LGBTQ+ employees to list their partners with the company to avail benefits such as health check-ups, medical aid, adoption leave, new-born parent and child care leave.

‘Even the definition is off the mark’ — why transgenders are upset with Modi govt bill

Members of the community say the Modi government’s Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill overlooks several of their grievances. 

ICJ suggests decriminalising sex work & making RTE Act gender-neutral in report on LGBTQ

The International Commission of Jurists released a report Saturday, recommending several measures to ensure that the LGBTQ community doesn’t face discrimination.

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.