Fight for Rights of Transgender People in Kashmir Continues Undeterred

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 19 – In the Kashmir Valley, overshadowed by conflict, the transgender community has been struggling for existence as well as identity. Abandoned by their families and shamed by the society, this......

Imagine Dragons Launches LGBTQ Music Festival to Address Youth Suicide Rates

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 16 – The Mormon singer has teamed up with GLAAD, the Trevor Project, Encircle, and STAND4KIND to create the LoveLoud Festival celebrating the LGBTQ community. Mormon and openly gay singer Tyler Glenn is also headlining the music festival, along......

What Does Lesbian Mean in 2016 ?

Carol Seajay, Pell, Sherry Thomas, Tiana Arruda, and Kit Quan at San Francisco’s Old Wives Tales in 1982.Joan E. Biren Kathmandu/Pahichan – I came out in feminist bookstores. If you missed their heyday, they......

Trump is expected to remove LGBTQ health care protections

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 15 – The Trump Administration wants to make it easier for health care providers to discriminate against patients. Shutterstock Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is expected to release a new......

LGBTQ community stands in solidarity with communities targeted by “Unite the Right” rally

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 15 – People at a rally at the World War II Memorial in D.C. on Aug. 13 to protest the violence that broke out in Charlottesville following a white supremacist rally.......

LGBTQ Characters on Television Are Still Overwhelmingly White and Male

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 14 – LGBTQ representation on television has come a long, long way in the past few years. As recently as the mid-2000s, gay roles on network television would invariably end up......

Arizona city’s public LGBTQ display is splattered with paint

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 14 – A rainbow crosswalk was splattered with white paint shortly after it was installed in Tucson, Arizona, but residents say they are not letting the incident rain on their parade. Residents......

The Fight For Marriage Equality Isn’t Just For LGBTIQ Australians

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 11 – I don’t know what I’ll do when a letter arrives at my house, asking me to vote on my own equality. What will the envelope look like? Will there......

Need Support? Here Are The Services Available To Australia’s LGBTIQ+ Community

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 11 – Research has consistently proven that young members of the LGBTIQ+ community are significantly more likely to experience mental health difficulties than other young people. Anxiety and depression form parts of our day-to-day......

See 6 Times Katy Perry Stood Up in Support of the LGBTQ Community

Kathmandu (Pahichan) August 10 – Mere hours after President Donald Trump issued a ban on transgender people serving in the military, Katy Perryroared back by tweeting “#ProtectTransTroops” along with this impassioned message of support to her more......