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Monday, Jul 22, 2019
news about Lgbt rights
Apr 21, 2019 23:18
Extending support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, Priya Dutt, the Congress candidate from Mumbai North Central constituency, on Sunday said she would push for formation of a dedicated cell in the party for the communi... read more
Mar 25, 2019 07:50
A breakfast changed Mohammad Unais’s life. The son of an influential imam (Muslim religious leader) in a south Kerala town, Unais had not planned to speak about homosexuality at the family table. read more
Sep 07, 2018 06:55
After the historic ruling on Section 377, the challenges that lies ahead for LGBT members will be with respect to acceptance in jobs and in family gatherings. read more
Sep 06, 2018 23:27
In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised homosexuality between consenting adults by declaring Section 377, the penal provision which criminalised gay sex, as ‘manifestly arbitrary’. read more
Sep 06, 2018 14:46
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 12:40
Supreme Court turning down part of Section 377 is historic, but fight for LGBT rights will continue, say activists. read more
Sep 06, 2018 10:18
A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra unanimously decriminalised part of Section 377 of the IPC today. Follow live updates here: read more
Sep 06, 2018 10:16
Section 377 was read down by the Delhi HC in 2009, sparking effusive celebrations across the country but the Supreme Court overturned this verdict, and reinstated the law. read more
Sep 06, 2018 09:20
Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code criminalises homosexuality. read more
Jul 10, 2018 12:32
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday began hearing legal arguments against Section 377. read more
Jul 04, 2018 09:15
Conversion therapy seeking to “cure” people of their homosexual inclinations is based on the idea that being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is a mental condition that can be “reversed” with counselling and other measures.  read more
May 17, 2018 19:13
The 20 IITians have claimed that criminalisation of sexual orientation has resulted in a “sense of shame, loss of self-esteem and stigma”. read more
May 01, 2018 21:24
The Delhi High Court in 2009 had legalised homosexual acts among consenting adults holding that the 149-year-old law making it a criminal offence is violative of the fundamental rights and making it not punishable. read more
Apr 28, 2018 08:30
Keshav Suri says the discrimination brought about by Section 377 does not only threaten the dignity of LGBTQ people but also hurts the country economically. read more
Apr 23, 2018 16:48
One of the women registered as a man, while the other brought in fake parents, according to the committee that organised the mass marriage ceremony. read more