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Section 377: The simple, stunning logic in the curative petition that will make it easy for the SC to strike down the regressive law

Feb 03, 2016

Section 377: The simple, stunning logic in the curative petition that will make it easy for the SC to strike down the regressive law

Hilariously, the judgment itself, after reviewing reported judgments on Section 377, recorded at para 38 that not only was it NOT possible to list acts which were covered by Section 377, but no tests would be laid down to differentiate "carnal intercourse against the order of nature". #Supreme Court #LGBT rights #Section 377 #LongView #Constitutional Bench #LGBT community
Window of hope: SC refers petition which seeks to de-criminalise Section 377 to five-judge bench

Feb 03, 2016

Window of hope: SC refers petition which seeks to de-criminalise Section 377 to five-judge bench

In a positive development, the Supreme Court referred the petition against Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to a five-judge bench. #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Homosexuality #LGBT #Human Rights #Indian Penal Code #Section 377 #TS Thakur #curative petition
LGBT community has been prevalent in Indian history: Raveena Tandon

Feb 02, 2016

LGBT community has been prevalent in Indian history: Raveena Tandon

The controversial section 377 of the Indian Penal Code criminalises consensual sexual acts of the LGBT community. #Supreme Court #Indian Penal Code #Section 377 #Raveena Tandon #LGBT community
Section 377: It's imperative that we strike down this regressive law for India's future

Feb 02, 2016

Section 377: It's imperative that we strike down this regressive law for India's future

Supreme Court overturned a Delhi High Court ruling saying it was the job of Parliament to decide what is to be done with Section 377. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #LGBT #Aligarh #Shashi Tharoor #Section 377 #Ruth Vanita #Saleem Kidwai
Shani Shinganapur Temple, Haji Ali and now Section 377: These mini revolts keeping hopes alive

Feb 01, 2016

Shani Shinganapur Temple, Haji Ali and now Section 377: These mini revolts keeping hopes alive

As the Supreme Court decides on the curative petition on Article 377, these fundamental questions will weigh heavy on the minds of those on the bench. #HowThisWorks #Supreme Court #Haji Ali #Haji Ali Dargah #LGBT community #shani temple #Shingnapur Shani temple
Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February

Jan 29, 2016

Section 377: Supreme Court to hear curative petition on 2 February

The Supreme Court will hear in open court on 2 February a curative petition of gay activists challenging its verdict criminalising homosexuality in the country. #NewsTracker #Gay #Homosexuality #Lesbian #LGBT #Transgender #Section 377 #TS Thakur #bisexual #curative petition
Where were you, Karan Johar, when the entire LGBT community was battling Section 377?

Jan 23, 2016

Where were you, Karan Johar, when the entire LGBT community was battling Section 377?

I don’t get it, Karan Johar. Here is the whole LGBT community fighting Section 377 tooth and nail for over three decades. Did you not read the papers? #Bollywood #Karan Johar #Congress #BJP #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Indian Penal Code #LGBT rights #Dostana #Gay Rights #Section 377 #Ashish Shelar #Chitra Palekar
Intolerance and Section 377: Karan Johar's click-bait lines are perfectly timed for his upcoming biography

Jan 23, 2016

Intolerance and Section 377: Karan Johar's click-bait lines are perfectly timed for his upcoming biography

Speaking at the Jaipur LitFest on his upcoming biography An Unsuitable Boy, Karan Johar said: "I feel bound on every level, be it what I put out on the celluloid or what I say in print. I feel like there is always some kind of a legal notice awaiting me everywhere I go." #Karan Johar #Salman Khan #Sanjay Dutt #InMyOpinion #Intolerance #LGBT community #Jaipur LitFest #An Unsuitable Boy