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Monday, Feb 24, 2020

Section 377

Dec 14, 2019 23:24
“Being in the closet oppresses you, it suppresses you, and you can’t be the person you are,” says filmmaker and now podcast host Mozez Singh read more
Sep 21, 2019 15:43
Karan Johar opened up about the abolition of Section 377 and said that the next step should be same sex marriages are allowed in the country. read more
Jan 31, 2019 09:02
The Bombay High Court has discharged a man, who was booked under IPC Section 377 by a woman 10 years ago for having homosexual relationship with her husband. read more
Jan 01, 2019 09:27
The two women had first met in their college over six years ago, but had to drop out in mid-session after their families came to know about their relationship. read more
Nov 25, 2018 21:21
Dancing, smiling, holding hands and expressing love, the Delhi Queer Pride Parade witnessed thousands of queers along with their families and friends celebrating the freedom, first time since SC struck down a part of Section 377. read more
Sep 08, 2018 20:44
The CJI said adjustment, acceptance, compromise and settlement comes in the ‘balancing of rights’ and for coexistence of rights “we have to balance them for the well being of mankind.” read more
Sep 08, 2018 13:12
Brokeback Mountain paved the way for several significant gay-themed films - Carol, Moonlight, Call Me By Your Name, Milk and The Danish Girl. Here are five more that deserve your attention. read more
Sep 07, 2018 23:11
A government functionary, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said, “Decriminalisation of same-sex acts was fine but the government would oppose any demand to legalise same-sex marriage.” 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 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 23:39
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 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 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 15:50
The United Nations welcomed the landmark ruling on Section 377 by the Supreme Court . read more