Mumbai Pride 2019: First march post-Section 377 verdict sees city's queer community, allies celebrate
Mumbai witnessed its 14th Pride Parade on Saturday, 2 February 2019. It was the city's largest pride march yet, also its first after the September 2018 judgment decriminalising homosexuality.
Here's a look at some of the quirky ways in which queer Indians and their allies celebrated the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on Section 377
This leaves the LGBT community with only two options — a curative petition in the Supreme Court or a legislation by the Parliament de-criminalising homosexuality.
Yashwant Sinha has come up with what he thinks is the perfect riposte to the American treatment of Devyani Khobragade. They strip-searched and handcuffed our diplomat. We’ll go after their gays. And so it begins. Post the Supreme Court verdicts gays are now a soft target for politicians.
The Global Day of Rage over the Section 377 verdict isn’t just a story about anger. It’s also a story about solidarity from unexpected quarters. This is, indeed, a new India.