Stories about LGBTQ+ from March, 2022
Although India decriminalized consensual same-sex activity between adults in 2018, LGBTQ+ activists are still fighting for their rights because same-sex marriage is not recognized under Indian law.
Bhumika Shrestha received the 2022 International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award from the US government in recognition of her work for the LGBTQ community of Nepal for the past 15 years.
Despite government attempts to prevent demonstrations from marking International Women's Day, women across Turkey took to the streets demanding equal rights, equal pay, and better protection against gender-based violence.
Trinidad and Tobago gets a transgender senator for a day, but a series of tweets turns congratulations into chaos
Jowelle De Souza became the first openly transgender woman in Trinidad and Tobago's parliament when she was appointed as a temporary senator, but ill-timed tweets soon overshadowed public support.