User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: Harassment
Last updated: Jan 16 2018 15:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Remini hints Scientology is behind Haggis allegations 16.1.2018 General News
Actress-producer Leah Remini has defended filmmaker Paul Haggis, and hinted that Scientology is behind sexual misconduct allegations.
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DUSU to launch gender sensitisation cell 16.1.2018 Hindu: Delhi
The Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) is set to launch a gender sensitisation cell that aims to create a safe atmosphere for people of all genders, especially women and transgender students. Th...
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Trump is selfish, self-centred: American transgender chef 15.1.2018 Cinema-Showbiz
"Selfish and self-centred" US President Donald Trump will only continue to damage many groups until he is out of office, says Texas-based transgender chef Chris Trapani.
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LIVE! Aziz Ansari accused of sexually assaulting woman 14.1.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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How Courts Help Companies Keep Sexual Misconduct Under Cover 11.1.2018 The Wire

A Reuters review of federal court cases filed between 2006 and 2016 revealed hundreds containing sexual harassment allegations where companies used common civil litigation tactics to keep potentially damning information under wraps.

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4 transgenders arrested for murder 5.1.2018 General News
Four transgenders were arrested today by the Delhi Police in connection with the murder of their 25-year-old roommate, whose body was dumped near a CNG pump in Rohini area in north Delhi. According to the Delhi Police, the deceased was identified as Mohit. Mohit used to live with the transgenders. A senior police officer said that murder charges have been slapped against the transgenders -- Kuldeep, Sandeep, Ajay and Anil, all residents of Delhi. The senior police officer said the accused were apprehended on a tip-off. During interrogation, they told police that Mohit had stolen some money from Kuldeep's house. On December 15 last year, the accused took Mohit to Sandeep's house. Then, they beat Mohit to death. The body remained in their house the next day and in the intervening night of December 16-17, they dumped it near the CNG pump in Rohini Sector-22.
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The BEST FOREIGN Films of 2017 31.12.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Aseem Chhabra gives us the top films that enriched his year.
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Most Americans feel Trump's Twitter use inappropriate: Poll 28.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nearly 60 per cent Americans disapprove US President Donald Trump's prolific Twitter use, according to a new poll.
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Bengal youth arrested for posting obscene memes on Facebook 20.12.2017 Education
A city college student has been arrested for allegedly running a social media page that regularly posted obscene memes about celebrities and statesmen, police said.
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Gay teenagers at five times more risk of suicides: Study 20.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Gay teenagers were almost five times as likely to show a higher prevalence for suicide-risk behaviour than their heterosexual peers, a research has showed.
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Indonesian court's 'no' to criminalise extramarital affairs 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An Indonesian court on Thursday rejected the petition of a conservative organisation to criminalise sexual relations outside of marriage and between people of the same sex.
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How can Oscars celebrate in Weinstein's long shadow? 2.12.2017 Business Standard: Life & Leisure
Harvey Weinstein may have been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, but he has left lasting marks on the Oscars race
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Hollywood, Bollywood are propaganda machines: Rose McGowan 1.12.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Actress Rose McGowan called Hollywood and Bollywood propaganda machines, saying that they try to tell how a man or a woman should function.
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10th Namma Pride Habba on Nov 26 24.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Coalition for Sex workers, Sexual & Sexuality Minorities Rights (CSMR) has organised the 10th Namma Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba on November 26 in the city. A rally against exploitation of margins by the government will begin at Tulasi Park near Upparpet police station and culminate at Town Hall. "We celebrate being queer. The rally is against warmongering, dehumanising and ostracisation of women who fail to fit into the heteronormative standards," Raphael, member, Pride Committee, CSMR told reporters on Friday. "Queer people, Dalits and those who are excluded from rights, dignity and citizenship due to heteronormativity will participate in the rally," Raphael added. Sumitra, another member of the Pride Committee, said CSMR demanded governments to fulfil various demands which included repeal of IPC section 377; Section 36 A of Karnataka Police Act; exception of marital rape from rape law; sedition and criminal defamation from IPC. Other demands are stringent anti-discriminatory policies at ...
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#NotSurprised 24.11.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Being shocked is often an indication of being in denial. It is necessary to get past the disbelief in order to express solidarity with victims of sexual abuse
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London theatre receives 20 claims of inappropriate behaviour against Kevin Spacey 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
London’s Old Vic theatre says it has received allegations of “a range of inappropriate behaviour” against Kevin Spacey. The theatre said on November 16 the 20 allegations deal with incidents between...
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Bisexual women are more prone to sexual assault 16.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sexual harassment, rather any form of sexual coercion, has been prevalent against women since ages. But a new study reveals that bisexual women are at a higher risk of sexual assault in comparison to straight women and lesbians.
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Bisexual women face higher rates of sexual violence 16.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Bisexual women face higher rates of sexual violence
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Man claims Kevin Spacey groped him 11.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Freelance marketing consultant Andy Holtzman says actor Kevin Spacey groped him and became "incredibly angry" when rejected.
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'The casting couch exists everywhere' 8.11.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Assault, abuse and exploitation in the name of gender happens everywhere in any industry. This is the state of affairs. I do not believe in jumping the gun and naming people. Then, everyone will have a field day and the point would be lost. You have to go by the law. You need to evidence to name a person. We are living in a country where domestic rape is not illegal.' Intelligent words from Qarib Qarib Singlle actress Parvathy.
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