Homosexuality verdict will help eliminate stigma: UN

New Delhi :  Welcoming the Supreme Court’s verdict on Thursday decriminalising homosexuality, the UN said the verdict will help eliminate stigma and discrimination against the LGBTIQ community. “Sexual orientation and gender expression form an integral part of an individual’s identity the world over, and violence, stigma and discrimination based on these attributes constitute an egregious […]

Indonesia lists homosexuality as ‘mental disorder’

Jakarta : Indonesia is about to publish a medical guide where it has listed homosexuality as a mental disorder, the Health Ministry said on Friday. According to the guide, lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals community are at risk of mental disorders owing to their sexual orientation, the Ministry’s Director of Prevention and Control for Mental Problems told […]