Woman gives birth to her gay brother’s baby

A mother of a five-year-old girl has revealed how she stepped in to help her brother be a parent by giving birth to his child after having her egg fertilised by his partner’s sperm

Woman gives birth to her gay brother’s babyChapelle Cooper, 27, from Dalton, Cumbria, was desperate to give her sibling Scott Stephenson the gift of parenthood – and so helped him and partner Michael have their first child. She stepped in when her brother Scott and his partner Michael found that adopting a baby was expensive and complex. Little Harper Elizabeth Smith was […]

Supriya Sule urges PM Modi to vote in favour of LGBT rights at the UN

The member of Parliament from Baramati has signed a petition in favour of the LGBT community and has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to vote on renewal of the Mandate of the Expert on Violence & Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) at the United Nations

Supriya Sule urges PM Modi to vote in favour of LGBT rights at the UNIndia’s judiciary has shown that it does not discriminate with its two most important judgements. The NALSA judgement in 2014 made us rethink of gender and demolish the binaries in which gender identity is conceived and discussed. Further the verdict on Section 377 decriminalized homosexuality, thus paving a way for an Inclusive Society that is […]

Need a curriculum to train medical students on how to interact with LGBT persons

The recent survey published in National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) found that although the overall attitude of Indian medical students towards homosexuality is positive, the percentage of students with negative attitudes remains quite high. Further work on the medical curriculum is needed to change these negative attitudes so that patients receive appropriate care

Need a curriculum to train medical students on how to interact with LGBT personsWhile Supreme Court has recently passed a historic judgement which has decriminalised homosexuality, it is necessary to know what is the attitude of medical students towards treating patients from LGBT community. The survey published by NCBI mentions that of 290 students, 270 (93.1%) (148 males and 122 females) completed the questionnaire and were included in […]