LGBT Current Affairs, GK & News
The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, IDAHOTB is observed on May 17 every year. The day is marked to increase awareness about LGBT rights violations. Also, it aims to stimulate interest in LGBT rights work world-wide. What is Transphobia, Homophobia and Biphobia? Homophobia: It is dislike against gay people Transphobia: It is the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha. Features of the Bill Definition of a transgender person The Bill defines a transgender person as one whose gender does not match the gender assigned at birth. The definition encompasses trans-men and trans-women, persons with intersex variations, gender-queers, and persons with ..
Topics: Current Affairs – February, 2017 • Current Affairs – March, 2017 • Gender • Genderqueer • LGBT • LGBT Rights in India • National Council for Transgender persons • Protection of Transgenders • Transgender • Transgender rights • Transgenders Bill
On May 17, Taiwan has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage with the passage of legislation giving gay couples the right to marry. Lawmakers comfortably passed part of a bill that would allow gay couples to enter into exclusive permanent unions and apply for marriage registration with government agencies. The vote allows ..
The Election Commission of India has appointed transgender social activist Gauri Sawant, as one of the 12 Election Ambassadors from Maharashtra. She is the first Transgender Election Ambassador. She is the director of Sakshi Char Chowghi that helps transgender people and people with HIV/AIDS.
The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) is observed every year on May to raise worldwide awareness about human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexuals, transgender, and intersex people. The 2018 theme is “Alliances for Solidarity”, to recognize that progress on LGBT issues requires building and sustaining partnerships.
Topics: Biphobia • Bisexuality • Equal Ground • Hatred • Homophobia • Human sexuality • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia • LGBT • Prejudices • Sexual orientation • Transgender Europe • Transphobia
Section 377 of the Indian penal code defines unnatural offences. The section reads as follows: “Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished”. This section is there in IPC since it was introduced by Lord Macaulay in 1860. One of the grounds of introduction ..