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From Tata Tea to Titan, Indian brands are adopting a new, socially-conscious language

February 21, 2017 6:57 pm

There has been a surge of beautifully crafted, intelligently told Indian advertisements that either prod us to engage in sociopolitical issues with greater furor, or address issues pertaining to gender inequality and same-sex relationships

Islam, Arab countries, Islamic State: How each of them view homosexuality

June 14, 2016 12:10 pm

While the Quran's blanket ban on homosexuality is being debated by Islamic scholars, homosexuality is viewed as a crime throughout the Muslim world.

On uncommon ground

June 04, 2016 12:00 am

Tate Modern celebrates Bhupen Khakhar’s vibrant palette and bold examination of class and sexuality in his first international retrospective after his death in 2003.

Section 377: More Sangh voices back decriminalisation of gay sex

March 19, 2016 4:02 am

Section 377: “What Dattatreya-ji said is very clear. Decriminilisation (of gay sex), yes! Glorification, no,” BJP general secretary Ram Madhav stated.

Research suggests that homosexuality may not be solely genetically programmed

February 24, 2016 1:34 pm

Based on research conducted on fruit flies, researchers now believe homosexuality may not be completely genetically programmed, and that the environment one is reared in might be a determinant too.

A right to love

February 08, 2016 12:05 am

With the Supreme Court now lies the power not just to set right the Section 377 wrong, but to recognise another fundamental right

Supreme Court to hear plea today for relook at verdict on gay sex

February 02, 2016 8:30 am

Upholding the validity of section 377, the court had set aside the Delhi High Court verdict of July 2, 2009 by which it had read down section 377 and decriminalized consensual sex between the adults of same gender.

Criminalising homosexuality: SC ignored fundamental rights of LGBTQ people, says Justice Shah

December 13, 2015 1:12 am

“Sexual minorities have been reduced to so called unapprehended felons after the judgment,” he said.

Women are more likely to trust gay friends for dating advice

December 03, 2015 12:28 pm

The lack of ulterior motives in homosexual friends tend to increase trust levels in women, and they end up seeking more dating advice from their gay friends.

Supreme Court effectively shelves Gujarati film, says homosexuality akin to social evil for some

September 19, 2015 3:37 am

In February 2014, the Gujarat High Court snubbed the government, saying its decision deprived Devmani of his fundamental right to freedom of expression, and held that a movie cannot be stalled only because it is based on a controversial subject.


Manish Paul, Sikander Kher raise eyebrows with impromptu kiss

February 18, 2016 3:18 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Bollywood actor Manish Paul is well known for his impromptu acts and he gave yet another example by kissing his ‘Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive’ co-star Sikander Kher during an interview.The actor, who was present in the national capital to promote the sequel of 2010 film ‘Tere Bin Laden’, was asked if he would like to do a film based on homosexuality `Tere Bin Laden: Dead or Alive` is an upcoming comedy film directed by Abhishek Sharma.Ali Zafar, who was the lead of the prequel, has been replaced by Manish Paul. The film also stars Sikander Kher and Pradhuman Singh.The film is scheduled to release on February 26.