InQueerAble Happenings' theatre presentation Short+Salty looks at queer lives outside identity politics
Staged in celebration of the first anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark judgment on Section 377, Short+Salty explores identities, conventions, and queer lives in rigid societal structures.
A year after the Supreme Court of India abolished Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which had criminalised homosexuality, here's taking a look at two cafes in the city of Kolkata, celebrating the pride colours in all their glory.
In its 11th year, the Delhi Pride March marked a celebration of the landmark Supreme Court of India judgment which struck down portions of Section 377, and decriminalised consensual gay sex.
Arun Jaitley on Section 377 verdict: 'Disagree with Supreme Court's reasoning that sexuality is part of free speech'
Arun Jaitley said he did not agree with the portion of the historic Supreme Court judgment decriminalising consensual gay sex that called sexuality a part of free speech
UN Human Rights chief Michelle Bachelet cites Indian Supreme Court's ruling on homosexuality, urges more countries to amend laws
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual and Intersex (LGBTI) Core Group event — 'Violence against LGBTI Individuals: Extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions' — on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly here on Tuesday, said that change is happening around the world.
Section 377 scrapped: Queer activists recount their most significant memories in the run-up to the verdict
For queer activists, it's been a long and arduous journey that led to the historic 6 September ruling scrapping Section 377
TISS LGBTQ community denounces student's 'personal attack' on queer member, calls it disservice to cause of creating safe space
The 'Queer Collective' group of gay members at the TISS alleged that the comment was directed at the cultural secretary of the students' union during a gathering last Friday.
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 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: 158-yr-old anti-homosexuality law was based on legislation passed by Henry VIII in 1533, notes SC
The Supreme Court, which unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalised gay sex, has traced the history of Section 377 in its judgment back to the reign of King Henry VIII in 1533.
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: Few media groups accuse SC of 'egregious excess', Urdu newspapers underplay judgment
The right-wing and Urdu newspapers semed unimpressed with the landmark Supreme Court judgment reading Section 377 and legalising homosexuality with some accusing the apex court of committing egregious excess and others underplaying it
Three directors, known to have made iconic films about the LGBTQI community, about what the future holds after the scrapping of Section 377
'Independence Day II': As SC strikes down Section 377, here's how India's dailies congratulated LGBT community
As the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality in a landmark ruling, there was a common theme running across the front pages of our national dailies
Section 377 Verdict: Gay marriage, inheritance, adoption laws unlikely; 'majoritarian' view will keep State, SC away
The Supreme Court was able to read down Section 377 because right to equality guaranteed in the Constitution, but to legalise gay marriages, adoption or inheritance, requires legislative changes, something only the Parliament can do
Daily bulletin: PDP distances from J&K panchayat polls, SC legalises homosexuality, India play England in final Test; day's top stories
A day after the National Conference (NC) decided to boycott panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) said it would follow the same path, noting that a political party could not ask people for votes in a tense situation that was compounded by Article 35A
No sooner was the judgment on Section 377 announced, celebrations erupted as people from the community rejoiced in the streets.
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.