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Pakistan Bans Discrimination Against Transgender Women

Thanks to two bills in Pakistan, it will soon be illegal to discriminate against transgender persons when it comes to…

Homosexuality is Confronted with Silence In India, But that’s What One Filmmaker Wants

India’s first LGBT silent film by Faraz Arif Ansari. Faraz says, “The government have literally pulled the tongues out of…

Sri Lanka Retains Ban on Gay People, but Says It Won’t Prosecute

The National Human Rights Action Plan has attempted to remove discrimination based on sexual orientation in Sri Lanka, but the…

Clerics in Pakistan have made a surprising announcement when they said that marriage between two transgender individuals allowable under Islam,…

Famed British actor Sir Ian McKellen had some advice for India over its antiquated reinstitution of colonial-era buggery laws…”grow up.”…

It’s not often I stand in the middle of a sprawling enclosure in the jungle, tossing buckets of smashed fruits…

After this week’s devastating earthquake in Asia, we’ve compiled a list of some vetted, LGBT-friendly charities to donate to. CARE…

If it wasn’t bad enough for the LGBT community in India after a court recriminalized homosexual acts, things seems to be…

Independent candidate Madhu Kinnar has won the Raigarh Munipal Coroporation mayoral election, making her the first transgender individual to hold…

It wasn’t just a protest over the country’s reinstatement of an anti-gay sex law that brought hundreds of LGBT and allies…

In yet another blow to the lesbian and gay community of India, India’s Cabinet may ban gays from adopting children.…