Homosexuality is not a crime in the country but conversion therapy and persecution are rampant.
The video featured prominent LGBTQ advocates and urged everyone to #StandWithPride.
Ten years ago, I accidentally stopped a friend from coming out for a very long time, even to herself. Today, I acknowledge how I may have been a part of oppression of the LGBTQ+ community without even realising it.
A report by the Intelligence Bureau declared the man “a security risk,” while others say it's got a lot more to do with his sexual orientation.
“We’re seen as people who are either lying about our sexuality or going through a phase; that we’re not capable of committed relationships; that we’re confused or just plain greedy for sex.”
Queer and inclusive party LICK has now grown from a monthly club night to a permanent space. We were there for its launch night.
Porn, trial-and-error, Sidney Sheldon—LGBTQ+ youth tell us about their initiation into the world of sex and sexuality in a country where sex ed is either super-hetero or missing altogether.
The court also refused to direct the Central Government to create laws that would allow LGBTQ+ couples to get married or divorced, or adopt a kid.
In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.
The Lesbian Herstory Archives also include a Japanese "dyketionary" and a diary documenting what it was like to be queer in 1950's small-town Ohio.
“Bhutan has never had a pride parade, and never will because it’s not just the queer community who fights for us, it’s everyone in the country.”
A coalition of LGBTQ groups announced the countermarch on Tuesday in front of the Stonewall Inn.