Over 2000 trans people from across India have written to the Home Ministry, Finance Ministry and Social Justice Ministry, appealing for a special economic package for the community to tide through the lockdown
The 11th edition of South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival will be held from May 20-24, 2020 at two prestigious theaters in Mumbai. The festival theme of the 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2020 will focus on the steps needed to ‘Moving Forward, Together!’ to ensure equality & dignity for everyone.
In written replies to MPs in Rajya Sabha, the Indian government has said that there is no proposal to either legalise same-sex marriages in the country, or amend the Sexual Harassment at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 to include LGBTQ people under its ambit.
A gay couple from Kerala have filed a writ petition in the High Court for recognition of same-sex marriages under the Special Marriage Act 1954, and has also stated that the Act is discriminatory towards homosexuals and violates provisions of the Constitution of India.