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Redux: India’s Highest Court Could Reverse Gay Ban

Although it’s been a long fight for their rights, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in India is holding on to hope. Photo: The Better India
International
India’s Supreme Court ordered a review of Section 377 of the country’s Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality in the South Asian country. ...
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HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Moms Virtually Eliminates HIV Transmission to Babies, Study

Health
For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants. ...
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India Launches Queer Taxis

Sanjivani, a member of the LGBT community, at the launch of Wings Rainbow radio taxi service in Mumbai on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. (Photo: Vivek Bendre/The Hindu)
International
It could be a great plot for a Bollywood movie: a story about India’s first-ever queer-owned and operated taxi companies, Gender Taxi and Rainbow Wings, but it's true. ...
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Shay Mitchell, Nina Dobrev Appear in Free The Children Campaign

Shay Mitchell
Entertainment
Actresses Shay Mitchell and Nina Dobrev are giving back this holiday season by starring in a month-long global philanthropic advertising campaign. ...
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An American Tourist Goes to China

Travel
China has much to offer, so plan your trip to include The Great Wall, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and Terra Cotta Warriors ...
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Wildlife Travel Experts Form to Rejuvenate India’s Travel Profile

Photo: Indian Wildlife Travel Experts
Travel
Purequest Adventures India is a part of a global adventure platform with special interest in curating wildlife and safaris experiences in the sub-continent. ...
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Crown Prince Talks Freeing Gay India with Oprah

India's Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil with Oprah Winfrey in 2006/HARPO
International
In 2006 the Crown Prince of India, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, became the first prince to come out as gay. His new campaign is called Free Gay India. ...
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First Openly Transgender Female Mayor Elected in India

Madhu Bai Kinnar
Top News International
Chhattisgarh became the first Indian country to elect an openly transgender woman as mayor. Madhu Bai Kinnar won the mayoral election by over 4,500 votes. ...
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Crowds Show for New Delhi Anti-Discrimination March

India's Gay And Lesbian Community Demands End To Discrimination At New Delhi March
Top News International
Many bars have gay nights, big cities have gay pride parades and Bollywood films have addressed gay issues, yet most of India finds being gay shameful. ...
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India Declares Third Gender, Estimated 3 Million to Benefit

Top News International
India now joins the ranks of Nepal and Bangladesh in passing third gender legislation. Transgender citizens can also adopt children. ...
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