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After Section 377 verdict in India, Singapore DJ files court challenge against law banning gay sex
World

After Section 377 verdict in India, Singapore DJ files court challenge against law banning gay sex

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
India

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."

Section 377 verdict retains bestiality as crime; act may be repulsive but remains individual choice
India

Section 377 verdict retains bestiality as crime; act may be repulsive but remains individual choice

Human societies have no great concern for the agency of animals while artificially inseminating them, castrating them -- or, most obviously, killing and eating them.

Uttar Pradesh and Kerala top list of cases registered under Section 377 of Indian Penal Code
India

Uttar Pradesh and Kerala top list of cases registered under Section 377 of Indian Penal Code

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
India

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
India

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
India

'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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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

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

Section 377 verdict: Priyanka Chopra, Karan Johar, Aamir Khan celebrate Supreme Court ruling
Entertainment

Section 377 verdict: Priyanka Chopra, Karan Johar, Aamir Khan celebrate Supreme Court ruling

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
India

'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

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
India

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.

'Step towards self-destruction': Far-right comes out against Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict
India

'Step towards self-destruction': Far-right comes out against Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict

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'
India

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’.