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The minister in charge of Islamic affairs also came under fire, from activists and other ruling party lawmakers, after he ordered the removal of portraits of two LGBT activists from an art exhibition.
Opposite-sex couples who had entered into civil unions and civil partnerships abroad would also qualify for dependant visas under the new rules in Hong Kong.
The senior advocate reiterated that sex should be spoken about openly in schools as well for people to start a dialogue on this.
Videos from the gig, available on social media, showed staff security dragging fans out of the crowd while the "New Rules" singer was performing on stage.
According to the National Crime Records Bureau, 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.
CJI Misra and Justice Khanwilkar mentioned the constitutional courts of United States, Canada, South Africa, Republic of Philippines and the European Court of Human Rights.
Some of the groups are planning to approach the top court seeking a review of the verdict.
India's Supreme court gave the 'queer' their rights in a historic decision on September 6.
Nitasha Biswas, the winner of India’s first trans-beauty pageant in 2017, writes that the historic SC verdict will become a reality when society accepts the LGBTQ community with open arms.
The verdict could give rise to a number of legal reforms that have not been discussed in it like marriage and divorce, adoption and guardianship, bank loans and inheritance.
A lot of people don’t understand what 377 entails.
The secret Facebook group was started by three queer IITians in July 2012, who wanted to create a common platform for all queer students in IIT to interact — they then joined the case against Sec 377.
Hathaway and her husband sold their wedding photos and donated proceeds to organisations working to achieve marriage equality.
Alex Landi will join the ABC drama in a recurring role as Dr Nico Kim in season 15, reported Deadline.
Randy Scarhol, a drag artist and model, said she is overwhelmed. “This is a landmark victory for the queer movement. However, the battle is not over.