User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: LGBT
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UN rights office 'deeply concerned' over arrests of LGBT people in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia 21.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK: The United Nations human rights office on Friday expressed deep concern about a wave of arrests in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia of more than 180 people perceived to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), many of whom have reportedly been mistreated by law enforcement officials.
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Police cane protesting transgenders 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
Members of the transgender community on Friday resorted to a road blockade on Maraimalai Adigal Salai after the police resorted to caning to disperse the protesters. Sources said that a group of tran...
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‘Playboy’ names Ines Rau as its first transgender ‘playmate’ 20.10.2017 Hindu: Crafts
To appear on centrefold in the magazine’s November issue
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Joyita Mondal: India`s first transgender judge – Some facts about her 20.10.2017 Zee News : India National
Mondal was appointed the Lok Adalat judge of Islampur in North Dinajpur district of West Bengal three months ago.
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Strong US challenge for England in quarter-final (Preview) 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
England will know all too well that they will have to put their best foot forward and sweep aside the frailties of the last game when they take on a powerful United States side in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarter-final here on Saturday.
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Transgender model becomes Playboy's 'Playmate of the Month' 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The November issue of Playboy magazine, the first to be published since the death of founder Hugh Hefner, features a transgender model as its Playmate of the Month. It's happening for the first time in the magazine's 64-year history.
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Playboy to Feature Its First Transgender Playmate 20.10.2017 deccanherald.com
For the first time in its 64-year history, Playboy magazine next month will feature a transgender Playmate, a decision that Cooper Hefner, a top executive at the magazine, said on Thursday was in keeping with its founding mission of embracing changing attitudes about sex. French model Ines Rau, 26, will appear as the November centerfold in the first issue since the death of Hefner's father, the magazine's founder, Hugh Hefner. Selecting Rau "very much speaks to the brand's philosophy," said Hefner, Playboy's chief creative officer. "It's the right thing to do. We're at a moment where gender roles are evolving." Hefner said he selected Rau to be a Playmate two months ago because she's "lovely" and has "a remarkable personality," but also to resolidify the magazine's voice. "This is really a moment for us to take a step back and say that so much of what the brand stood for in the early years is very much still alive in culture." When Rau — who has appeared in American Vogue, Italian Vogue and a ...
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U.K. plans new university ‘free speech rules’ 19.10.2017 Hindu: News
Concerns that they would enable airing off far-right views
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Diwali shopping as market mood index 18.10.2017 Latest News
Activity in the corporate world is sending out a signal that things may not be too bad
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Gender-neutral lavatory soon 18.10.2017 Hindu: Home
A long-standing demand of the transgender community
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‘Govt clinics not transgender-friendly’ 18.10.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Even though the government has opened clinics for transgenders, there is little expertise in the public sector to handle the specialised needs of the community. The people accessing the clinics are st...
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UK hate crimes surge on Brexit, terror attacks 17.10.2017 News
Race was deemed to be a motivating factor in nearly 80 per cent of recorded hate crime incidents 62,685 incidents
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Gender-neutral lavatory soon 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
A long-standing demand of the transgender community
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#MeToo campaign: A collective catharsis 17.10.2017 Hindu: Technology
How the #MeToo movement is giving people a sense of the magnitude of sexual harassment
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'India's Next Top Model' to have transgender participant 17.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
"MTV Splitsvilla 8" contestant Gaurav Arora, who came out about being a transgender in public last year and changed his name to Gauri Arora, is among the participants of "Indias Next Top Model".
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California to allow gender neutral birth certificate 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a state senate bill, allowing a gender-neutral marker on birth certificates and driver's licenses starting from 2019.
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Day not far when BJP will try to change country's name: Mamata 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out against BJP leader Sangeet Som's comments on the Taj Mahal, saying it was "a manifestation of the BJP's political agenda" and said the day was not far when the party will try to change the country's name as well.
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Averting the end of the world with a motley crew's help (Book Review) 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Title: Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead; Author: Rick Riordan; Publisher: Puffin/Penguin Random House; Pages: 423; Price: Rs 599
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The return of Homo Sovieticus 15.10.2017 Books
Book review of 'The Future Is History'
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Foucault and the quest to discern the relation between knowledge and power (Column: Bookends) 15.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Human development owes much to philosophical 'gadflies' who search for the 'truth' about us and our world - not only to discover it but also find if it conforms to what we believe it is. They can end up with surprising, contentious findings like French philosopher Michael Foucault whose quest led to him detecting a new approach to see the individual-society relationship and the prevailing ideas about madness, sex and criminality.
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