Gay Pride

  • Apple hasn't got a new logo but a variant symbolising inclusiveness July 9, 2014

    While some reports give the impression that Apple has a new logo, but that is not exactly the case. This variant of Apple logo in the colours of the rainbow flag, a symbol of the gay pride movement, appears in a new video shared by Apple CEO Tim Cook in...
  • Google quotes the Olympic Charter, posts a protest Winter Olympics doodle in gay pride colours February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: "The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practising sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play." On the day the the Sochi 2014 Winter...
  • Chennai: Gay pride silenced by violence June 25, 2012

    Chennai: It was on June 25, 1978 that the rainbow flag representing gay pride was flown for the first time at the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade. Thirty-four years have passed and things remain more or less the same for this marginalised section. The visibility of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,...
  • Delhi's Gay Pride parade takes to the streets November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Donning rainbow-coloured scarves and attire and gyrating to drumbeats, hundreds of people from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community created a carnival-like atmosphere on Sunday at central Delhi's business and shopping hub of Connaught Place as they marched in the fourth edition of the Delhi Queer...
  • Google supports gay pride with an easter egg June 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Google is marking the Gay and Lesbian Pride Month with an easter egg on its search results page. For search results for terms such as "gay", "lesbian", "transgender" and "lgbt", Google displays a rainbow, signifying the rainbow flag of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) movement at the...
  • South Asian gay group barred from India Day Parade August 17, 2009

    New York: Grand Marshall Shilpa Shetty was cheered on, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg stopped by for a few minutes, over 30 floats and several marchers including bagpipers from a Swaminarayan Temple in New Jersey made up the India Day Parade on Sunday. But one group was denied the...
  • Mumbai celebrates second annual gay parade August 17, 2009

    Mumbai celebrated the second annual gay parade day on Sunday. As Deborah Grey reports, the huge gathering is a reflection of slow but gradual acceptance in the society. ...
  • Watch: Gay community celebrates HC's judgement July 3, 2009

    In a landmark judgement the Delhi High Court on Thursday declared that consensual sex between homosexual adults is legal. The judgement comes almost eight years after a petition challenging the validity of Section 377 was filed in the High Court. ...
  • Gay and legal: Will harassment of homosexuals end? July 3, 2009

    In a historic judgement the Delhi High Court legalised homosexuality, saying not allowing consensual sex between same sex adults is a violation of fundamental rights. India's gay community is overjoyed and celebrates the judgement. But will the court's interpretation of the draconian Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court...
  • Pride Vs Fear: The grey space for gay people June 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Meet 35-year-old Sonali Gulati and a 24-year-old media professional. While Sonali has come out of the closet and asserted the fact that she is gay, the 24-year old is in the grey place between 'coming out' and staying firmly in the closet. Sonali is a filmmaker who is...
  • No gay rights? Moily backtracks on statement June 29, 2009

    New Delhi: It was said that Home Minister P Chidambaram, Law Minister Veerappa Moily and Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad were planning a historic meeting - their purpose to repeal Section 377, an antiquated law which proclaimed that gays were criminals. But even before they could take any step, there was...
  • No gay law soon June 29, 2009

    New Delhi: Hope and hype that a law which holds homosexuality as a crime will soon be repealed has come to nothing. The Government has said it has not made a decision on repealing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. “I have never said it will be repealed--the statement has...
  • In pics: Gay pride parade, the right to live and love June 29, 2009

    Waving flags with rainbow colours and donning festive masks, a large number of people in colourful attire participated in Gay Pride Parade across the world on Sunday. ...
  • Four cities say: gay by birth, proud by choice June 29, 2009

    The gay community demands repeal of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which provides imprisonment of 10 years for unnatural sex, including that of homosexual nature, even between two consenting adults. ...
  • Delhi gears up to celebrate gay pride May 27, 2009

    New Delhi: The pride is back. After a successful and colourful gay pride march in 2008, the first of its kind to be held in Delhi, the capital is gearing up for the second edition of the event to be held on June 28, 2009. Organisers say it will be...
  • Watch: Gay and glad about it June 30, 2008

    They walked for a cause and made sure their voices got heard. Here are some voices from Delhi's gay pride parade. ...
  • In Pics: Gay parade in India | Watch: Gay and glad June 30, 2008

    Representatives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community participated in the first 'Rainbow Pride Walk' organised across the country. Snapshots. ...
  • Gay pride parade to celebrate alternative sexuality June 29, 2008

    New Delhi: On the morning of June 28, 1969, armed squads of the New York Police Department (NYPD) raided the Stonewall Inn, an obscure pub in Greenwich village in New York that was a regular watering hole of gays. And several people were bundled into waiting vans. The gay groups...