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Life is hard for LGBTQ community in Pakistan amid COVID-19 pandemic

The life of a person belonging to the LGBTQ community is becoming difficult in Pakistan amid COVID-19 pandemic spread in the Islamic country.

Ex-VP at Goldman Sachs says he faced bias for being gay, was fired for complaining

New York, June 5 (IBNS) A former vice president has sued the Goldman Sachs Group alleging the bank discriminated against him for being gay and fired him after he complained about it.

Taiwan creates history by legalising same-sex marriage

Taipei, May 17 (IBNS): After voting on Friday, Taiwan Parliament has legalised same-sex marriage in the nation. It is the first Asian nation's parliament to make such a move.

The Netherlands issues its first gender neutral passport

Amsterdam, Oct 27 (IBNS): Last week, The Netherlands created history after issuing its first ever gender neutral passport.

LGBTQ comic hero Batwoman to get telly series in USA

New York, July 18 (IBNS): US network The CW will air a TV adaptation of Batwoman, a lesbian comic super hero, who hails from the fictional city of Gotham.

Trump slams restaurant which asked Sarah Sanders to leave

Washington, June 26 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Monday attacked the restaurant which recently asked White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave because she worked and spoke for him.

Australia: Same sex marriage vote could hit a bump. Here's why:

Sydney, Sep 5 (IBNS): Come Sep 12, Australians will take part in a vote to decide whether to legalise same sex marriages or not, but that could all come to an abrupt end.

Toronto campaigns to raise awareness about transgender and non-binary coloured people

Toronto, June 21 (IBNS): The City of Toronto (comprising Toronto and its adjoining cities) has launched a public awareness campaign about transgender and non-binary coloured people, recently, in collaboration with the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP), according to media reports.

LGBTQ flag creator Gilbert Baker dies, aged 65

New York City, Apr 1 (IBNS): Gilbert Baker, creator of the Rainbow flag, the symbol of the LGBTQ community, has died, reports said.

Obama honours LGBT movement, designates Stonewall National Monument

Washington, Jun 25 (IBNS): US President Barack Obama on Friday honoured the LGBT movement by designating the Stonewall National Monument, the newest monument in the US and the first after the LGBT community.