User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: LGBT
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Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 16.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
An Expert Committee was constituted in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to make an in-depth study of the problems being faced by the Transgender Community and suggest suitable measures to ameliorate their conditions.
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UN wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade 16.7.2019 DNA
Progress in some countries has been "impressive", a UNAIDS report said, but others are seeing rising numbers of HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths.
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Watch: Megan Rapinoe’s fiery speech, chants of equal pay headline world champs USA’s victory parade 11.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The women’s team is suing the US Soccer Federation to demand equal pay with their male counterparts.
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Cabinet approves The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019 10.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal to introduce The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019. The Bill will be introduced in the ensuing Session of Parliament.
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Megan Rapinoe says USA’s World Cup-winning team will snub White House invitation from Donald Trump 10.7.2019 Scroll.in
Rapinoe, one of several gay players on the team, also took aim at Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan.
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Various steps have been taken to improve quality of education in Rural Areas 1.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India has launched Samagra Shiksha - an Integrated Scheme for school education, w.e.f. 2018-19, which is an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class XII and aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels of school education.
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Annual yatra commences from base camps to holy cave despite cloudy sky 1.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Srinagar First batch of pilgrims on Monday left base camps for the holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir under unprecedented security arrangements. A yatra official told UNI that 1717 devotees in 62 vehicles, including 379 women and 48 children, one transgender and 15 sadhus left Bhagwati Naga, Jammu, base camp for Kashmir early […]
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Breaking taboos: Glimpses from the 11th Chennai Pride March 1.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
June 30th marked the end of Pride Month, and the city celebrated it with the 11th Chennai Pride March. A citizen journalist captures moments of pride and solidarity that raise hopes of greater sensitivity and inclusion in the future.
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Indian literature keeps waiting for the literary memoir as a form distinct from the autobiography 30.6.2019 Scroll.in
Is it fact, fiction, or something in between? The publishing business in India doesn’t seem to have an answer.
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A gay Afghan’s search for his identity turns intensely political in this novel 29.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nemat Sadat’s ‘The Carpet Weaver’ merges a personal battle for LGBTQ rights with the political upheavals of wartime Afghanistan.
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Copa America: Brazil fined $15,000 for homophobic chants from fans in tournament opener 28.6.2019 Scroll.in
The disciplinary body of South American football’s governing body Conmebol said the offense infringed on a rule
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In Pride Month, India’s LGBT community could be even prouder if it healed internal divisions 28.6.2019 Scroll.in
The community reflects the polarisation with which the rest of India lives.
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Megan Rapinoe: Leading USA’s charge at Women’s World Cup and facing fire from Donald Trump 27.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Attacking midfielder Rapinoe, who has 156 caps and 47 international goals, is one of USA’s four co-captains at the World Cup.
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Kartik Aaryan, Janhvi Kapoor to star in ‘Dostana 2’ 27.6.2019 Scroll.in
Collin D’Cunha will direct the Dharma production.
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What is special about this novel of gay love? That it is set in Afghanistan, where this is a crime 27.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nemat Sadat’s ‘The Carpet Weaver’ places a heartbreaking story of same sex love in the backdrop of the war, internment and escape.
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District level sensitization meeting conducted 26.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
District level sensitization meeting conducted
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Academics urge Centre to drop all charges against NGO Lawyers Collective in FCRA violation case 25.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed an FIR against the NGO on charges of violating the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act.
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Section 377 is history but young LGBT Indians need concrete policies to protect them from bullying 24.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Enumerating sexual orientation and gender identity in non-discrimination policies is an important step toward protecting vulnerable students.
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Ambedkar in South Africa: With a new installation, Riyas Komu creates an archive of resistance, hope 23.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The artist’s new work ‘Fourth World’ at the Cradle of Humankind near Johannesburg brings together the politics of the word, history and symbolism.
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‘Ugra’: The Hindi writer whose provocative, satirical works had made him more popular than Premchand 23.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The fifth in a series on Hindi writers who were famous in their day but have slipped out of public attention now.
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