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Emboldened by the recent SC decision decriminalizing some portions of Section 377 pertaining to homosexuality, both the women had started profess their love openly, added the man.
The senior advocate reiterated that sex should be spoken about openly in schools as well for people to start a dialogue on this.
Although the LGBTQI community doesn't hold a monopoly on "rainbow", the symbol to represent the community, rainbow or pink capitalism has become a new norm for commercial giants.
It is a small victory for the LGBT community and they have a huge task ahead in fighting discrimination and ensuring recognition of their choices in civil laws.
Sex between men remains illegal in Singapore due to a law inherited from the same colonial-era statute, although it is rarely enforced.
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.
A 27-year-old who works at The LaLiT as a human resource trainee narrates his transition from Shwetanjali to Anshuman.
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.
The actor recalled the struggle he went through while playing the gay professor.
Justices Nariman and Chandrachud, in their separate concurring judgements, dealt in detail about the evolution of the section as it exists in the present form.
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.
Various religious groups are up in arms with some of them planning to approach the top court for seeking a review of the historic section 377 verdict.
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 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.