LGBT

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

UAE bans Pixar's “Lightyear” amid reports of "same sex kiss"

The United Arab Emirates on Monday banned the upcoming Pixar animated feature “Lightyear” from showing in movie theaters amid reports that the film includes a kiss between two female characters.

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

UK to ban gay 'conversion therapy' after massive survey

Britain today unveils its "action plan" to tackle discrimination against the gay community, which includes bringing forward legislation to ban the practice of conversion therapy.

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018

Indonesia cops force 'manly makeover' on transgender beauticians

Indonesian police forcibly cut the hair of a group of transgender women and made them wear male clothing, authorities say, amid a crackdown on the LGBT community in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.

September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017

Police shoots Georgia 'LGBT' student with knife to death

Campus police shoot and kill a Georgia Tech student who they say was advancing on officers with a knife and refused to put it down outside a dormitory.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Turkish police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at LGBT parade

Turkish police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators who gathered Sunday for a gay pride rally in Istanbul despite a government ban.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

‘Orlando shooter regular at gay nightclub’

The gunman who attacked a Florida LGBT nightclub had visited the club at least a dozen times before carrying out his attack, witnesses said.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Killing spree continues

We are left speechless with horror at the coldblooded killing of Xulhaz Mannan, an official of USAID and rights activist and his friend Mahbub Tonoy...

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Ansar Al Islam claims Kalabagan twin murders

Bangladesh unit of al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-Continent, Ansar Al Islam, has claimed responsibility of murdering a LGBT magazine editor and his friend in Kalabagan.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

LGBT magazine editor stabbed dead at Dhaka home

Posing as courier service staff, miscreants enter the house of an editor of the country’s first LGBT magazine and stab him dead along with his friend at his flat in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area. Cops suspect involvement of militant groups in the killing.

October 18, 2015
October 18, 2015

More Americans coming out on Facebook than ever before

In the past year, a staggering 800,000 Americans came out on Facebook regarding their sexual orientation.