Vithika Yadav discusses how sexual well-being is significant for the youth
Who comes under all? ‘All’ is a nebulous term if not meshed out thoroughly. For example, in creating global healthcare systems the question that must be asked is - are vulnerable, high-risk populations being served as a priority?
Even those celebrating warned that the fight for equal rights, including same-sex marriage and serving in the military, had not been won
This report draws on data from an extensive literature review, the first-ever global survey on the topic, and in-depth interviews with experts and survivors from various countries.
This day last year – not at the stroke of the midnight hour, but somewhere around 11.30am – LGBT Indians “awoke to life and freedom”.
The question that i am asked most frequently is: “The law has changed – but will society change?” My answer is – society changes because LGBT people are changing and gaining the confidence to live the lives they dreamt of.
Gov’t said that reassignment surgeries will be allowed in cases of life-threatening situations, which will be decided after the recommendations of a committee.
HIV and LGBTI community heroes from across Asia and the Pacific are set to be honoured at a special event in Bangkok in November, with organisers of the 3rd HERO Awards currently seeking nominations from community members across the region
All of this seems to suggest that the push for transgender rights by the government was never about empowering the 440,000 transgender Indians, but a publicity stunt to showcase inclusive nationalism to the world at large.
It has been criticised by many as it does not provide reservation for employment and education, which is important to ensure social justice to the community.
Previously, activists had called for the full text of the Bill to be made available and had demanded that inputs and suggestions from the community be sought and incorporated into the Bill.
Read in detail the testimonies of nine LGBTI Christians who lives the struggles and threats of being LGBTI in a country that criminalize or prosecute them.