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Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020

Article 377

Oct 20, 2019 00:13
Journalist-turned-director Ram Kamal Mukherjee’s latest movie is a UN-endorsed tribute to the late queer National Award winning Bengali director, and the fight for LGBTQIA+ rights read more
Sep 09, 2018 18:10
According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), as many as 2,195 gay sex cases were registered under Section 377 in 2016, 1,347 in 2015 and 1,148 cases in 2014. read more
Sep 07, 2018 06:58
Gay sex among consenting adults is not an offence, the Supreme Court ordered on Thursday, reading down a British-era section 377 of the penal code that penalises people for their sexual orientation. read more
Sep 06, 2018 23:39
A study spanning 19 states in 2016 found strong views against homosexuality, but revealed some interesting trends: 61% of the respondents thought love between two men or two women was wrong. Only a fourth of the respondents approved of a relationship... read more
Sep 06, 2018 23:31
The Union health ministry, which has previously backed decriminalising homosexuality and said Section 377 acted as an impediment in making high-risk groups such as men-having-sex-with-men (MSM) come forward to access services, said it is expecting a... read more
Sep 06, 2018 17:32
The LGBT community in Kerala, the first state to formulate a transgender policy three years ago, hailed the Supreme Court’s verdict scrapping the colonial-era ban on gay sex on Thursday and took out victory processions in many parts of the state including... read more
Sep 06, 2018 07:02
Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code punishes “carnal intercourse against the order of nature with man, woman or animal” with life imprisonment, though formal prosecution is rare. read more
Jul 10, 2018 10:41
Categorised as an unnatural offence, consensual sexual intercourse between persons of same-sex is termed ‘against the order of nature’ under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and can be punishable by life imprisonment. read more