India’s Supreme Court removes ban on same sex relationship

​India’s top court scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday, in a landmark judgment that sparked celebrations across India and elsewhere in South Asia, where activists hope to push for similar reform. Gay sex is considered taboo by many in socially conservative India, as well as in neighboring Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.… Read More India’s Supreme Court removes ban on same sex relationship

Tips to Help You Prepare While Travelling As A Trans Person In Africa

Despite the worldwide clamour for equal rights and freedom of sexual expression, there are numerous reports of members of the LGBTQ+ community and especially members of the trans community being mistreated and rough-handled in airports all over the world. The truth remains that despite the covering that international laws provide, there are still about 80… Read More Tips to Help You Prepare While Travelling As A Trans Person In Africa

LGBT magazine editor hacked to death in Bangladesh

Popular gay rights activist Julhas Mannan has been hacked to death, authorities reported. Another person was also killed and one person injured when attackers entered an apartment in Dhaka, police reported. Julhas Mannan was an editor at the only Bangladesh’s LGBT magazine Roopbaan and previously worked at the US embassy, friends said. The killing comes… Read More LGBT magazine editor hacked to death in Bangladesh

President Obama nominates openly gay man to lead the Army

President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Eric K. Fanning to be secretary of the Army, which could make him the first openly gay secretary of a U.S. military branch. The U.S. Senate must confirm Fanning before he can lead the Army. “Eric brings many years of proven experience and exceptional leadership to this new role,”… Read More President Obama nominates openly gay man to lead the Army