Buoyed by the recent landmark ruling on homosexuality in India, a Singaporean DJ filed a court challenge against a law in the city state banning gay sex.
SC verdict on Section 377: Members of LGBTQ community say judgment only marks beginning of struggle for freedom
"The seven colours of the rainbow send shivers through my body today – colours free from the shadow of Article 377."
Human societies have no great concern for the agency of animals while artificially inseminating them, castrating them -- or, most obviously, killing and eating them.
According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), as many as 2,195 gay sex cases were registered under Section 377 in 2016, 1,347 in 2015 and 1,148 cases in 2014.
Section 377 verdict: Fight for LGBTQ rights has been a tough one; activists should react to SC ruling with maturity
For people from sexual minorities, it will be an uphill task to gain acceptance in the public psyche, even after the apex court's judgment on Section 377.
Section 377 is gone, but the fact that it took 71 years, and a court to do it, raises questions on Indian democracy
While one should be grateful that India has finally done away with Section 377, a law it should never have had in independent India, one should ponder about why it remained for 71 years and why it took a court to outlaw it
'Overwhelmed, emotional, jubilant': 'People's verdict' on homosexuality moved us, say IITians who petitioned against Section 377
The petitioners are all members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, and represent Pravriti – an informal network of more than 350 LGBT alumni, students and faculty from across India's 12 IITs.
Section 377 verdict: Supreme Court refers to global judgments that set precedent to decriminalise homosexuality
Countries across the globe which paved the way for equality and justice for the LGBT community were cited by the SC while striking down part of Section 377.
Freedom from Section 377: Supreme Court's verdict is a crucial milestone in the long struggle for equal rights
Equal citizenship then is about celebration of diversity and acknowledgement that many people face oppressions other than Section 377.
Section 377 verdict: Decriminalising homosexuality is a legal win but erasing social stigma will be a long and hard fight
LGBTQ or sexual minorities whose long self-exile has come to an end, need support to get up on their feet and walk out of the shadows of stigma and discrimination.
Section 377 verdict: Acceptance of homosexuality more than doubled from 1990 to 2014, reveals survey
Justification for homosexuality more than doubled in India during 1990-2014 with 58 percent Indians now okay with having a homosexual as their neighbour, up from nine percent seen in 1990, reveals data
Section 377 verdict: Navtej Johar vs Union of India opens doors for broader rights for the LGBTQ community
While Section 377 continues to remain on our statute book, it now applies only in cases of bestiality and rape.
BJP's Amit Malviya had tweeted against scrapping of Section 377; raised questions on inheritance, adoption laws for homosexuals
BJP's National Information and Technology in-charge Amit Malviya found himself in a spot on Thursday after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexulaity in India in a landmark judgement.
After Supreme Court verdict on Section 377, LGBTQ community members, activists gear up for next challenge
India will remember the morning of 6 September, 2018 for a long time to come, when at 11.30 am, in a matter of half an hour, the Supreme Court decriminalised consensual intercourse between persons of the same sex and read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code
The Supreme Court on Thursday passed a landmark judgement of decriminalising consensual sex between individuals belonging to the LGBTQIA community
'Majoritarian views, popular morality cannot dictate constitutional rights': After 157 years, Section 377 is struck down
The Supreme Court declared Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to be unconstitutional to the extent that it criminalises consensual sexual acts between adults whether homosexual or heterosexual
Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality: A look at how archaic parts of Section 377 were struck down
India on Thursday became the 26th country in the world to decriminalise homosexuality as the Supreme Court, in a landmark judgment, declared Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to be unconstitutional to the extent that it criminalises consensual sexual acts.
Section 377 verdict: Celebs, activists hail SC judgment; Shashi Tharoor says it 'shames' BJP MPs who opposed him in LS
The Supreme Court order on Section 377 was widely welcomed and celebrated by activists, Bollywood celebrities, and some political parties.
During the hearing of the case, Hindu, Muslim and Christian groups were among litigants who supported Section 377 of the IPC.
Section 377 verdict: SC restores inclusiveness, liberates LGBTQ community from 'societal pariah and dereliction'
While the 2009 judgment should be lauded for ensuring the ‘inclusiveness’, it is Thursday’s judgment by the highest court of the land that established individual liberty as the bulwark of democracy and made the widest possible interpretation of ‘morality’ and ‘freedom’.