The two grooms performed all the standard rituals of a traditional wedding, including exchanging flower garlands and getting matching henna tattoos of each others initials. Rishi told Scroll. It struck home - the feeling that I am never going to have [a family wedding] - marry the person I love, and share that.
Sharice Davids could become the United States' first openly lesbian and Native American woman representative elected to Congress. However, there is much more to Davids than her queer identity expresses. Raised in a single parent home to a mother serving in the U.
Together, they created a stunning photo shoot that transcended borders and brought together divided nations. The photos show Anjali and Sundas in exquisite traditional gowns in Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan, and under an umbrella on a rainy day in Chelsea. We spoke to Anjali and Sundas about the shoot going viral and the positive reaction that it has elicited.
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By Andrew Collins. Built inthe Indiana State House presides over an extensive swath of lawns and trees on the west edge of downtownjust two blocks west of Monument Circle and close to White River State Park. Tours of the building are given on weekdays.
The Navajo Nation covers over 27, square miles of arid and mountainous land, taking in the vast deserts of three southwestern states. At the last US census, somepeople lived scattered across its remote towns and communities. For Navajo trans people like De La Hoya, this geography only serves to compound their alienation from families and peers.
Two-Spirit also two spirit or, occasionally, twospirited is a modern, pan-Indianumbrella term used by some Indigenous North Americans to describe Native people in their communities who fulfill a traditional third-gender or other gender-variant ceremonial role in their cultures. While this new term has not been universally accepted—it has been criticized by traditional communities who already have their own terms for the people being grouped under this new term, and by those who reject what they call the "western" binary implications, such as implying that Natives believe these individuals are "both male and female"  —it has generally received more acceptance and use than the anthropological term it replaced. Cameron writes, "The term two-spirit is thus an Aboriginal-specific term of resistance to colonization and non-transferable to other cultures.
Gurgaon India AFP - Vivek Kishore and Vishwa Srivastava hit it off soon after meeting at a cafe, little knowing what lay in store for them as a gay couple in India where homosexuality was a criminal offence until a year ago. The couple's worst fears came true when they were slapped, abused and threatened with police action by none other than Kishore's parents, who found out they were living together. But life changed for the duo a year ago on Friday when India's Supreme Court overturned a British colonial-era law that had criminalised gay sex as "against the order of nature". Hundreds of people had been prosecuted under the law, known as Sectionwhich was often used to threaten, abuse and blackmail members of the LGBTQ community.
Jump to navigation. The cover of May 19 edition of an American tabloid, Globe, that says "Charles caught kissing boy toy" with a photo of Prince and a young man sharing what seems like an intimate moment. Yes, 'disowned' and 'demands' in capital letters!
Emily Sullivan. Members of the LGBTQ community in Bangalore cheer after the judicial decision declaring they cannot be jailed for gay sex is announced. Women in Mumbai celebrate while a gay couple nearby hold each other close. An Indian law that was used as a tool by police to harass and blackmail LGBTQ people was overturned by the country's highest court on Thursday.