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Aamir Khan issued legal notice for promoting homosexuality on TV show
Entertainment

Aamir Khan issued legal notice for promoting homosexuality on TV show

Admitting the petition by advocate Mandeep Kaur, the court of civil judge Jaswinder Singh had on Friday issued a notice to Aamir Khan to file his reply by 19 December.

Indonesian province may enact law okaying public caning for gay sex
World

Indonesian province may enact law okaying public caning for gay sex

Gay rights activist King Oey said Wednesday he would urge the central government to try and use its influence to get the bill scrapped or appeal to the country's constitutional court.

Sec 377 plea: LGBT activists tell SC to consider transgender verdict
India

Sec 377 plea: LGBT activists tell SC to consider transgender verdict

They had submitted that criminalising gay sex amounts to violation of fundamental rights of the LGBT community.

SC agrees to consider curative petition on section 377 in open court
India

SC agrees to consider curative petition on section 377 in open court

Curative petition is the last judicial resort available for redressal of grievances in court and is normally considered by judges in-chamber

Uganda: After anti-gay law, tabloid prints list of 'top' homosexuals
World

Uganda: After anti-gay law, tabloid prints list of 'top' homosexuals

Ugandan tabloid published names of 200 'top' homosexuals a day after President Museveni signed anti-homosexuality bill into law criminalizing gay sex and its promotion

Ugandan President to sign anti-homosexuality bill into law
World

Ugandan President to sign anti-homosexuality bill into law

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will sign an anti-homosexuality bill into law on Monday, criminalizing gay sex and its promotion despite pressure from western allies.

I am gay. I am married to a woman. This is my story.
Life

I am gay. I am married to a woman. This is my story.

LGBT Indians reacted angrily and publicly to the Section 377 verdict. But some were watching the court ruling anxiously from the sidelines. This is the story of a gay married man who decided that enough was enough.

Dithering BJP to take a stand on 377 verdict after all party meet
Politics

Dithering BJP to take a stand on 377 verdict after all party meet

This is in stark contrast to the senior Congress leaders who have been lining up to decry the ruling.

SC verdict on 377 completely ignored our arguments: Activists
Life

SC verdict on 377 completely ignored our arguments: Activists

Anand Grover, part of the Lawyer’s Collective and counsel for Naz Foundation says, that, “The court completely overlooked our arguments.

Netas talk Section 377, but BJP's silence rings loudest
Politics

Netas talk Section 377, but BJP's silence rings loudest

In the wake of the SC ruling, some parties opposed the decision while others equivocated, but one national party was conspicuously silent.

SC ruling on 377: What happens to India Inc's LGBT policies now?
Business

SC ruling on 377: What happens to India Inc's LGBT policies now?

To reduce workplace bullying and intimidating stare downs, many multinational companies, over the years, have tried to put in inclusive HR policies for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) community. Will the SC verdict now change everything?

SC ruling on 377: The real problem is modern intolerance
Life

SC ruling on 377: The real problem is modern intolerance

Mediaeval India was actually more liberal than us. It is our so-called narrow modernity that makes us intolerant

SC verdict on Sec 377: From Sibal to Karat, what our politicians said
Life

SC verdict on Sec 377: From Sibal to Karat, what our politicians said

So given that it is the politicians who have to decide, here is a look at what a few of them said.

SC to govt with 377 ruling: If you have the guts, change the law
Politics

SC to govt with 377 ruling: If you have the guts, change the law

The Supreme Court has copped out of holding section 377 are an unfair law, but it has effectively challenged the government to show the guts and act

SC verdict on 377: Why Indians, gay and straight, must all despair
Life

SC verdict on 377: Why Indians, gay and straight, must all despair

The Supreme Court has upheld the Indian state's right to decide what sexual acts are permissible between two consenting adults, and in doing so, it has enslaved us all in one fell swoop.

Third world, third class: Social media reacts to SC 377 shocker
Life

Third world, third class: Social media reacts to SC 377 shocker

The verdict is being seen as regressive and interfering, and an absolute infringement on the rights of liberty and equality that are enshrined in the Indian constitution.

Huge blow to LGBT rights: SC declares gay sex illegal
India

Huge blow to LGBT rights: SC declares gay sex illegal

In a surprising judgement, Justice GS Singhvi of the Supreme Court has set aside a landmark judgement by the Delhi high court that decriminalised homosexuality.