India: One year after freedom: How are LGBTs faring today, since Section 377 was struck down by the Supreme Court?

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.

U.N. condemns making women athletes cut testosterone in intersex row

Forcing female athletes to regulate testosterone could breach international human rights rules, according to the United Nation’s top human rights group in a rare foray into sports amid an escalating row over intersex and transgender competitors.

US: Proposed U.S. state law would limit play for transgender students

Lawmakers in the U.S. Midwest on Thursday weighed a proposal to limit transgender students’ right to play school sports, a measure legal experts say would be as incendiary as a bathroom ban approved three years ago in the state of North Carolina.

US: Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

Some conservatives suggest legislative leaders are treading softly on these issues now for fear of provoking big corporations and pro sports leagues that support LGBT rights.