Indian Government May Offer Welfare Benefits Specific to Trans Citizens
December 15 2014 2:41 PM ET

Indian Gov't May Offer Welfare Benfits to Trans Citizens

Mitch Kellaway

India's government is considering how to aid its disenfranchised trans citizens with educational incentives and pensions in a new welfare proposal draft.

167 Indian Trans Women 'Arbitrarily' Jailed, Protestors Demand Justice
November 28 2014 1:31 PM ET

167 Indian Trans Women 'Arbitrarily' Jailed

Mitch Kellaway

The day after Bangalore's pride parade, 167 hijra were detained under an anti-begging law in a move advocates consider a targeted assault against the women's gender identities.

Indian Woman Uses Spycam to Have Husband Arrested for Gay Sex
October 31 2014 5:52 PM ET

Indian Woman's Spying Gets Husband Arrested for Gay Sex

Thom Senzee

A 32-year-old Indian man was arrested for homosexuality, despite judicial assurances that reinstatement of a Colonial-era antigay law wouldn't cause arrests.

In Recent Election, India's Trans Population Counted for First Time
June 02 2014 6:41 PM ET

India's Trans Population Counted for First Time

Thom Senzee

Transgender Indians were recently recognized by a Supreme Court ruling, allowing them to vote and be fully counted for the first time in India's history.

WATCH: India's Newly Recognized Hijra Community Reminds Citizens to Buckle Up
May 08 2014 12:32 PM ET

WATCH: Indian Hijras Remind Citizens to Buckle Up

Parker Marie Molloy

A group of Indian hijras took part in a PSA encouraging the country's drivers to buckle their seatbelts.

The World's First Gay Prince on India's Colonial Hangover
May 07 2014 7:00 AM ET

The World's First Gay Prince on India's Colonial Hangover

Sunnivie Brydum

Indian Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil is dedicated to carrying on the legacy of Gandhi by fighting for truth, freedom, and LGBT equality.

It's Complicated: LGBT India Since 2003
May 07 2014 6:00 AM ET

It's Complicated: LGBT India Since 2003

Advocate.com Editors

For India and LGBT rights, it's three steps forward and two steps back.

WATCH: Despite Antigay Law, Mumbai Holds Biggest Pride Ever
February 05 2014 4:13 PM ET

Despite Antigay Law, Mumbai Holds Biggest Pride Ever

Sunnivie Brydum

In the first Pride celebration since India's Supreme Court recriminalized gay sex, LGBT Indians came out in droves.

India Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Antigay Ruling
January 28 2014 2:29 PM ET

India Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Antigay Ruling

Trudy Ring

The court today refused to review its December decision reinstating a law that criminalizes gay sex.

PHOTOS: Can These Protests Make India Change Its Ways?
December 16 2013 1:29 AM ET

PHOTOS: Can These Protests Make India Change Its Ways?

Advocate.com Editors

A shocking court ruling last week that recriminalized sodomy sent protests through India this weekend.

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