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Disabled Indian Trans Woman Dies After Being Pushed in Front of Train

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
An Indian transgender woman, who was disabled, died Wednesday after two youths allegedly pushed her in front of a moving train.

To Pitch it or Not To Pitch: 4 Can't-Miss Glamping Experiences

By Matthew Wexler | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
Looking for an extreme vacation? We've picked four "glamping" getaways that can take you as far away as India or Africa while still traveling in style.

Chaos and Community: Embracing Mumbai and Goa, India

By Matthew Wexler | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
EDGE contributor Kelsy Chauvin goes on an epic adventure to India and discovers one of the most exciting journeys of a lifetime.

@ Cannes :: Bollywood Star Sonam Kapoor Says India is Ready for Gay Film

Tuesday May 20, 2014
Could there be a gay love story in Bollywood? One of its biggest stars says it’s time to explore it.

Video of the Day: UN Launches Bollywood-Inspired Gay Marriage Ad

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 30, 2014
The United Nations Human Rights Office revealed a new Bollywood-inspired pop video called "The Welcome" Wednesday in Mumbai to promote same-sex marriage in India and to challenge stereotypes.

Indian Supreme Court Will Reconsider Colonial-Era Sodomy Law

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
India’s LGBT advocates get a final chance to overturn the colonial-era Section 377 Sodomy Laws.

India’s Top Court Recognizes Third Gender

By Nirmala George | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
India’s top court on Tuesday issued a landmark verdict recognizing transgender rights as human rights, saying people can identify themselves as a third gender on official documents.

Activists: Ruling on Gays Hurts HIV Fight in India

By AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool | Wednesday Dec 25, 2013
Gay-rights activists and health workers in India are warning that a new Supreme Court ruling criminalizing homosexuality will undo years of progress in fighting AIDS by driving gay and transgender people underground.

India Government Asks Court to Review Anti-Gay Law

Friday Dec 20, 2013
India’s government asked the Supreme Court on Friday to review a decision in which it upheld a colonial-era law that bans homosexual acts and makes them punishable by up to a decade in prison.

Anti-Gay India Ruling Sparks San Fran Protests

By Heather Cassell | Thursday Dec 19, 2013
South Asian LGBTs and their allies protested in San Francisco after the Supreme Court in India reinstated a colonial-era anti-gay sodomy law.

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