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BOO: Goa minister proposes centres to 'treat' LGBT youth

Image: Participants take part in a gay pride parade in New Delhi. Photograph: Reuters A minister from Goa sparked a row after he said that the state will establish centres to treat LGBT (Lesbian,......

Indian American named new White House LGBT liaison

Indian American Aditi Hardikar has been appointed to a key White House position to liaison with LGBT as well as the Asian American and Pacific Islanders communities. Hardikar, who till recently was......

Around the World: Gay and PROUD of it!

Every June, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community unite and organise pride festivals to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York, one of the triggering......

Gay sex comment: 'How can Azad be so ignorant'

Nearly 20 members of Trikone, a non-profit organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of South Asian descent, rallied in front of the Indian Consulate in San Francisco......

PHOTOS: The odd, odd world we live in!

This week’s collection of unbelievably unusual images from across the world A reveller poses for a photo during the LGBT Pride Parade in Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.......

India Inc must speak up for gender equality and gay rights

Can India's corporate leaders not summon the courage to shed their amorality and lobby hard to tamp down the fires of gender and communal conflict that so afflict India today?  Gay rights......

Why Tim Cook's coming-out is a big thing

More than laws, what helps individuals, especially young people, to cope with their struggles is to have role models -- movie and television stars, musicians, sports figures and writers. In that......

Tim Cook's revelation: A lesson for Indian corporates

Image: Apple CEO Tim Cook. Photograph: Reuters. The  lesson for Indian corporations, which otherwise like to pride themselves on adopting global best practices, is corporate America's......

Apple's Tim Cook says 'proud to be gay'

Apple Inc chief executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek, saying he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual......

Apple's Cook stresses need to make workforce more diverse

Apple Inc on Tuesday released a report on employee diversity, and its numbers are similar to those of other Silicon Valley companies, prompting Chief Executive Tim Cook to say there is still work......

'LGBT is not a disease!'

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Goa minister Ramesh Tawadkar continues to draw flak for his controversial remarks over the LGBT community (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual......

'I will represent the LGBT community in Bigg Boss'

'I would be content if my presence on the show inspires someone to come out of the closet.' Sushant Divgikar tells Rajul Hegde. Mr Gay India 2014 Sushant Divgikar, 24, is one of the......

Why Dedh Ishqiya is an important film

'Dedh Ishqiya does not yell out loud that it has an LGBT plot... The film does not show over-the-top caricatures of gay characters that we saw in films like Dostana and Bol Bachchan,' says Aseem......

Is Sonam Kapoor India's new gay icon?

After Celina Jaitley, it is fashionista Sonam Kapoor's turn to show her support for the LGBT community. Welcoming New York's latest gay-marriage law, the actress joined in the celebration with New......

Why Aligarh is a very important film

Aligarh is a milestone in the history of Indian cinema that should start the much needed conversation about how India treats gays and lesbians, feels Aseem Chhabra. Towards the middle of director......

Moscow gay athletic Games disrupted, suffers harassment

Disruption and police intrusions marred Russia's first open Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) athletic competition this week, organisers said. The five-day Russian Open Games, held the......

Actor Fry demands homophobic Russia be stripped of 2014 Winter Games

With growing concerns over the new anti-gay laws in Russia and the abusive treatment against its people from the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community, English actor, journalist......

Pussy Riot criticise Sochi Winter Games in new video

Members of the all-women protest group Pussy Riot released a new music video on Thursday criticising Russia's staging of the Winter Olympics and its human rights record, in a rare show of dissent......

What you did not know about Sochi Winter Olympics

The two-week long 2014 Winter Olympics opens in Sochi, Russia on Friday.  But the host country has been in the spotlight, even before the Games have begun, for all the wrong reasons. In the......

Collins comes out as first gay player in US sports

Veteran basketball player Jason Collins announced on Monday that he was gay, smashing through one of the final frontiers in US sports with a frank personal statement and winning warm praise as a......
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We should be more welcoming of the LGBT community

Archbishop of Bombay Cardinal Oswald Gracias was the voice of reason in a recent debate Speaking to reporters on a flight in 2013, Pope Francis... ...
CNA Earns 100 Percent on 2016 Corporate Equality Index for LGBT Workplace Equality

C N A Financial (NYSE:CNA) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Wednesday 2 December 2015 CHICAGO , Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --CNA today announced... ...
Films on the LGBT theme that stirred a controversy

As Brokeback Mountain completes a decade of its release, we take a look at other films on the LGBT theme which have stirred a controversy upon or... ...
"Top Chef" Shines Light On California's Culinary Scene

From the Wires Bravo's award-winning series returns to its roots in California for its 13th season which kicks off with a two-night premiere event... ...
Multimedia Platforms Provides Shareholder Update; Web Sessions Across all Platforms Increased 462% Sequentially for the 2015 Third Quarter

NewMediaWire 2015-12-01 FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - ( NewMediaWire ) - December 01, 2015 - Multimedia Platforms, Inc. (OTCQB: MMPW ) ("MMPW" or the... ...

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