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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.
India's Supreme court gave the 'queer' their rights in a historic decision on September 6.
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.
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.
The right to life and liberty would encompass the right to sexual autonomy, and freedom of expression. Sexual orientation is not a matter of choice.
The biggest challenge ahead is to increase representation of the LGBT community in the society through education.
One of the petitioners at SC had shared the story of how he could not pursue his career in IAS out of fear of losing his job if someone found out about his sexual orientation.
However, the Telugu petitioners have been quite reluctant about the kind of response they may receive back home.
Lauding the decision, many said that they were able to “breathe again” and “felt free.” “I never thought this would happen in my lifetime,” said Harish Subramanian, a member of the community.
The SC verdict will prove to be the start of a new journey for us. Finally, I am not a criminal,” said Faisal, an LGBTQ activist in Kochi.