The out British legend told a Mumbai newspaper, "India is going through what the U.K. went through 30 years ago."
London's Rinse FM's Born & Bred Festival tweeted last night they canceled her headline appearance because "we celebrate inclusivity and equality."
The British Broadcasting Company makes a commitment to diversity in its employees and on-screen personalities.
20-year-old Maria Munir told reporters, "I just thought if anyone in the world is going to accept me for who I am then it’s the president of the United States."
Recent anti-LGBT legislation in North Carolina and Mississippi prompt a formal message from the United Kingdom's Foreign Office.
Judith Gough says her host countries, even homophobic ones, have been welcoming, but some diplomats from elsewhere question her posting.