Topics :: India
By Ashok Sharma | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
India’s law minister said Thursday that the government has not abandoned efforts to make homosexuality legal, saying the country must take swift action to challenge a Supreme Court decision banning same-sex relations.
By Nirmala George | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexuality, dealing a blow to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India’s deeply conservative society.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Nov 4, 2013
Monday’s Google Doodle honors Shakuntala Devi, a math genius known as the "human computer." But many don’t know she was also one of India’s first LGBT activists.
By Sebastian Abbot | Friday Apr 5, 2013
There are very few ski resorts in the world where you see a soldier in uniform waiting for the gondola with a snowboard in one hand and an AK-47 in the other. Welcome to Kashmir, one of the most militarized places on earth.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 23, 2013
India’s government issued a ruling that forbids foreign same-sex couples couples who are looking to start a family from accessing the country’s popular surrogate program.
Monday Nov 12, 2012
Pink Escapes is a gay-owned, ground-breaking and affordable ’Bespoke Pink Luxury’ travel boutique in India showcasing India, Bhutan, Nepal and Sri Lanka in style whilst entwining pink experiences.
Sunday Nov 11, 2012
Bengalis are one of the most food and culture obsessed people in India. They are commonly compared to the French in that regard, as dining and entertaining are such an integral part of their culture.
By RAVI NESSMAN | Monday Oct 15, 2012
The capital of India is a bustling hub of 17 million people and one of the centers of modern Indian life. It is chaotic and crowded, yet filled with beautiful gardens and history dating back thousands of years.
By CANDICE CHOI | Monday Sep 17, 2012
McDonald’s Corp., the fast food chain that brought the hamburger to the world, is opening what may be its first vegetarian-only restaurants.
Thursday Aug 23, 2012
India’s cultural capital of Mumbai, in the thick of the fashion world with Lakme Fashion Week, wrapped up five days of runway presentations.