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Monday, Nov 18, 2019

Lgbt community

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 23:15
A senior BJP functionary, who spoke off the record, said decriminalising sex between two consenting adults of the same gender was alright but the government would oppose any demand to legalise marriages between them. read more
Sep 06, 2018 23:10
The unanimous verdict of the Court is that Section 377, in so far as it criminalises private consensual adult homosexual activity, is unconstitutional. In arriving at that conclusion, the Court in sweeping language recognises an array of rights which... read more
Sep 06, 2018 20:09
Courage against injustice played an important role in the fight against Section 377. The words of the country’s top judges are like balm for the LGBT community read more
Sep 06, 2018 20:07
This is what real freedom feels like. It is what it felt like many monsoons ago in 1947 when it made its tryst with destiny. 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 28, 2018 21:43
Library has already issued a lifetime membership to a transgender. read more
Jul 11, 2018 22:16
The Union home ministry told the Supreme Court that as long as the question was about “consensual acts of adults in private” , the government would leave it to the wisdom of “this Hon’ble Court”. read more
Jul 10, 2018 23:03
The five-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, hearing a batch of petitions challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, said it will not decide on questions such as inheritance and the civil rights of people in same-sex relati... read more
Jul 03, 2018 10:16
According to a survey, just over a half of those receiving ‘gay conversion therapy’ said it was conducted by a faith group, 19% by a healthcare professional and 16% by a parent or family member. read more
Jun 03, 2018 17:05
Germany President Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke Sunday in a ceremony marking the persecution of gays by the Hitler regime. read more
May 23, 2018 09:01
Section 377 has been challenged anew by a bevy of LGBT persons across ages, caste, incomes and religion. What does this imply for the community? read more
Apr 05, 2018 17:20
Mist is a collective, a support group who do not like to go to an NGO for support. We held small events and celebrated festivities. We did a free hugs event on Fergusson College and received quite a good response and also earned volunteers. From here,... read more
Apr 04, 2018 17:22
The contest organised by the Muslim Students Association at publicly-owned Universiti Sains Malaysia called for participants to create videos and posters as part of a campaign called ‘Back to Nature’. read more
Apr 03, 2018 12:10
Indonesia’s parliament is currently debating revisions to the national criminal code that could criminalise all sex outside marriage, including same-sex relations. Many believe the new rules could be used to unfairly target the LGBT community and other... read more