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Sep 06, 2018
Sec 377 hearing in Supreme Court: Long battle for individual freedom, mainstream discussion nears conclusionA five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will pronounce on Thursday the verdict on a batch of petitions seeking decriminalisation of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1861.
May 22, 2015
Iyer groom wanted for son: Cheer it or not, India's first gay matrimonial ad is not 'casteist'A gay Mumbai-based activist's mother, we are told, wanted to place a matrimonial ad in newspaper.
Apr 07, 2015
Blackmail and abuse: Gay sex ban in India stirs violenceOver the years, the country's sexual minorities “ especially transgender people who are more visible - have been driven to the fringes of society, into sex work, and face discrimination in jobs and basic services such as health and education.
Apr 16, 2014
It's not all about Section 377: Giving the SC transgender ruling its dueThe Supreme Court ruling on transgenders as a third gender is revolutionary for India. But not just because of what it might mean or not mean for Section 377.
Apr 04, 2014
What Chief Justice P Sathasivam thinks about Section 377A curative petition for Section 377 is a long shot except an odd little nugget has surfaced that offers a peek into the Chief Justice's mind as the petition goes before him.
Mar 29, 2014
Transgender activist Kalki Subramanian to contest polls in TNAdding a new dimension to her battle in securing her community's rights, a well known transgender and activist is making her electoral debut in the April 27 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu. Activist Kalki Subramaniam, a writer and an actor, would contest from Pollachi, her home town, as an independent.
Mar 21, 2014
Promises. Promises. CPM takes stand on Sec 377 and death penaltyKudos to the CPM for staking out a position. Too bad it’s unclear whether they will be in a position to make it a reality. But at least it’s a start.
Dec 25, 2013
SC ruling against Sec 377 will hurt fight against AIDS: ActivistsActivists fear the ruling will make gays and transgender people too fearful to seek treatment or counseling, driving HIV infections up. Indian health officials said last year that annual new HIV infections among adults had fallen 57 percent over the previous decade.