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Latest News on Lgbt Rights
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Sep 06, 2018
UN lauds Supreme Court verdict on Section 377, hopes it will boost efforts to eliminate stigmaUnited Nations India Thursday lauded the Supreme Court for striking down a "key component" of IPC's Section 377 which criminalises "specific sexual acts between adults" and said the judgment will boost efforts to eliminate stigma and discrimination against LGBTQ persons.
Sep 06, 2018
Supreme Court strikes down Section 377 that criminalised 'unnatural sex', says history owes apology to LGBTQ personsA five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra termed the part of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises unnatural sex as irrational, indefensible and manifestly arbitrary.
Sep 05, 2018
Supreme Court likely to pronounce verdict on pleas challenging validity of Section 377 at 10.30 am tomorrowThe apex court had reserved its verdict on 17 July a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the section that criminalises homosexuality.
Jul 12, 2018
Section 377 Supreme Court hearing Day 3: Homosexuality not an aberration, says Justice Indu MalhotraThe Supreme Court should not have re-criminalised Section 377 in 2013, senior counsel Shyam Divan, who appeared for Voices Against 377, told the five-judge bench hearing arguments against Section 377 on the third day.
Jul 09, 2018
Section 377: Supreme Court to begin hearing petitions against criminalising homosexuality todayOn Tuesday, a newly re-constituted five-judge Supreme Court constitution bench will commence hearing petitions on repealing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises sexual relationship between persons of same sex.
Feb 22, 2018
Kolkata transwoman's passport application rejected: Incident highlights low awareness of trans rightsBorn male, but identifying as female, Sandeepta Das' passport application was rejected by an official, allegedly on the grounds that she hadn't undergone Sex Reassignment Surgery
Jan 08, 2018
Supreme Court to reconsider, review Section 377 of IPC: Apex court's 2013 judgment upheld criminality of gay sexThe Supreme Court decided to reconsider the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which has been used to decriminalise homosexuality.
Dec 11, 2017
Transgender Day of Rage in Kolkata galvanises community to protest ill-conceived bill to 'protect' their rightsThis year, the city of Kolkata, home to the oldest Pride parade in India, added a different flavour to the usual Pride celebrations—a Transgender Day of Rage.
Dec 06, 2017
Centre's transgender protection bill is problematic and woefully inadequate, will harm communitySo as it stands, the Transgender Persons [Protection of Rights] Bill 2016 is clearly woefully inadequate to meet the needs of the Indian trans community. If passed, it would not only cement problematic definitions of gender into law, but also institute provisions that actively harm the community and potentially lead to more interference and discrimination than they already face.
Oct 17, 2017
Russian man speaks out on police torture on homosexual men in ChechnyaA gay man living in Chechnya, on Monday, went public to describe his detention and torture by police during a crackdown on homosexuals in the region ruled by strongman Ramzan Kadryov.