SC calls Section 377 'infrastructure for denying rights', gives hope to LGBTQ community that IPC section may soon be struck down
Observation made by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in the ongoing hearing of curative petitions to quash Section 377 of the IPC which criminalises "consensual acts of adults in private", have given hope to the LGBTQ community.
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in a global gay pride demonstration in Madrid under tight security, and a parade of 52 floats took the festivities through the Spanish capital and into the night
For Chinese gays, 'coming out' is a family affair, new generation willing to take a stand on sexuality
Deep-seated cultural expectations for each generation to produce a male heir — heightened by China's "one-child policy", which expanded to two in 2015 — added to the pressure to conform. But a new generation is more willing to take a stand on their sexuality, despite what their relatives may think.
Rainbow at end of the tunnel? Curative petition on Section 377, a last legal remedy to toss draconian law out
In their bid to decriminalise Section 377, The LGBTQI groups have mobilised themselves, hundreds of gay men and women came out to their families, friends and to the world — because the personal is political.
That Zimbabwe has one of the worst LGBT rights records in well known, but it was made clearer when the country's president Robert Mugabe used the UN platform to express his disgust towards homosexuality.
Only one percent of people feel that gays are "completely accepted" on the sporting field, while others have been subject to verbal and physical abuse for being homosexual, a new international survey said Sunday.
Promoting "traditional values", President Vladimir Putin last year signed a law prohibiting the spread of "gay propaganda" among minors.
President Obama's views on same sex marriages is likely to prove highly divisive in America's vertically split society