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Section 377 makes criminals out of Pandian, Kokila and 2.5 mn LGBTs for their very existence, that’s why SC must revisit it
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Section 377 makes criminals out of Pandian, Kokila and 2.5 mn LGBTs for their very existence, that’s why SC must revisit it

Section 377 has real repercussions on real people. People like you and I. People who have friends and families

What must be borne in mind about IPC's Section 377: Rapists, not homosexuals, are real threat to society
India

What must be borne in mind about IPC's Section 377: Rapists, not homosexuals, are real threat to society

The argument in defence of Section 377 is crude and a load of nonsense. It has no legs to stand on. The passionate position that it must continue because otherwise India will turn into a playground of sexual perverts is just overstretched imagination.

Rainbow at end of the tunnel? Curative petition on Section 377, a last legal remedy to toss draconian law out
India

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.

Trans-formative announcement: Kerala flags off 'first-of-its-kind' justice board for transgender community
India

Trans-formative announcement: Kerala flags off 'first-of-its-kind' justice board for transgender community

Kerala on Wednesday, announced that there would be a justice board set up to exclusively for the transgender community

Transgender Persons Bill has anomalies, say activists; call for national policy for community
India

Transgender Persons Bill has anomalies, say activists; call for national policy for community

Alleging that the Rights of Transgender Persons Bill that was passed by Rajya Sabha earlier this year has anomalies and lacks clarity, activists have demanded that the government works on a national policy for the community

Govt takes initiative, files review petition on Section 377 in SC
India

Govt takes initiative, files review petition on Section 377 in SC

The Law Minister today tweeted that the Centre had filed a review petition in the Supreme Court over the contentious law.

India Today hits a homerun with this Vikram Seth cover
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India Today hits a homerun with this Vikram Seth cover

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this India Today cover is worth many times that.

Section 377: Don’t blame ancient India for prudish excesses of the British
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Section 377: Don’t blame ancient India for prudish excesses of the British

While Vatsyayana, Manu and Kautilya provide rich references to both sides of this debate, we mustn't be trapped in the past.

Centre readies review petition against SC verdict on section 377
India

Centre readies review petition against SC verdict on section 377

The Centre may be readying a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict against homosexuality.

Photos: Queer community's day of rage over SC verdict on Section 377
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Photos: Queer community's day of rage over SC verdict on Section 377

Hundreds participated in protest rallies held around the country to protest against the Supreme Court's decision to make homosexuality illegal again.

Section 377 and Indian culture: myths don't criminalise homosexuality
Life

Section 377 and Indian culture: myths don't criminalise homosexuality

Sexuality has been woven into the fabric of our mythology as much as the clichéd but ever-alluring eternal battle of good and evil.

Full text: Sonia Gandhi's statement on SC verdict on Section 377
Politics

Full text: Sonia Gandhi's statement on SC verdict on Section 377

The Congress president has said she hopes Parliament would take up the matter and pass legislation to strike down section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

Why SC's arguments in favour of 377 just don't cut it
Life

Why SC's arguments in favour of 377 just don't cut it

The Supreme Court's verdict on Section 377 is twisted logic at best.

SC verdict on 377: Why we should stop asking the state for acceptance
Life

SC verdict on 377: Why we should stop asking the state for acceptance

As our courts failed to deliver the promise of legality, which would go some way towards mainstream acceptance of an identity, should we reevaluate our need for this acceptance.

Photos: Queer community protests SC verdict on Section 377 at Jantar Mantar
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Photos: Queer community protests SC verdict on Section 377 at Jantar Mantar

Rights activists protested the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code at Jantar Mantar and promised it was the start of a long struggle.

Live: Govt to legislate against criminalising homosexuality?
Life

Live: Govt to legislate against criminalising homosexuality?

We track the latest developments on the Supreme Court's verdict on whether the Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality should be upheld.

Queer community crosses its fingers as SC set to decide on Section 377
India

Queer community crosses its fingers as SC set to decide on Section 377

Activists in the queer community are keeping their fingers crossed as they await a judgement that could immensely change the tide of gender rights movement in India.