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The legal battle against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalises any form of sexual intercourse that is non-penile vaginal, irrespective of whether it is consensual or not, is nearly two decades old.(Reuters File Photo)

Stop considering homosexuality as an illness: Psychiatric society to members

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aayushi Pratap
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 12:07 AM IST
Doctors and LGBTQ activists have welcomed the Indian Psychiatric Society’s statement and are hopeful that it will prevent doctors from practising ‘conversion therapies’.
File photo of members and supporters of the LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender) community during Delhi’s 10th queer pride march in New Delhi on November 12, 2017.(HT file photo)
File photo of members and supporters of the LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender) community during Delhi’s 10th queer pride march in New Delhi on November 12, 2017.(HT file photo)

SC issues notice to Centre on plea against criminalisation of homosexuality

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2018 02:43 PM IST
The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra asked the Centre to file the response within a week on the plea.
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