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Anger at big brands capitalising on Rainbow Pride in India, but is it misdirected?

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.

published on : 14th September 2018

Kerala, Uttar Pradesh top list of states with Section 377 cases: NCRB data

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.

published on : 10th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: SC refers to global judgments that decriminalise gay sex

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.

published on : 8th September 2018

If gay professor in 'Aligarh' was alive today, he wouldn't have to die: Actor Manoj Bajpayee

The actor recalled the struggle he went through while playing the gay professor.

published on : 8th September 2018

Religious groups up in arms against Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict

Some of the groups are planning to approach the top court seeking a review of the verdict.

published on : 8th September 2018

Need to look forward to the future of LGBTQ community

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.

published on : 8th September 2018

How a secret Facebook group for gay IIT students led to a legal battle against Section 377 in SC

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.

published on : 7th September 2018

Indian press lauds gay sex ruling but Narendra Modi's government stays silent

Banner front page headlines such as "Love at First Right", "Rainbow Nation" and "Independence Day" greeted the verdict of the top court to strike down the heart of Section 377.

published on : 7th September 2018

A strong anti-discriminatory law is need of the hour: LGBTQI community

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.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: It’s a very progressive step, say IIT petitioners from Telugu states

However, the Telugu petitioners have been quite reluctant about the kind of response they may receive back home.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377 verdict: Who are the main petitioners?

There are six substantive writ petitions and multiple interventions against Section 377 of IPC.

published on : 7th September 2018

Section 377: Here are the events that paved way for supreme court's historic verdict

The following is the chronology of events leading to the Supreme Court unanimously decriminalising on Thursday part of Section 377 of the IPC which dealt with consensual gay sex.

published on : 6th September 2018

Section 377: Political parties in Maharashtra hail SC verdict on homosexuality

'Everybody has freedom of speech, the right to eat what they want. Now they have the right to live the way they want,' Shiv Sena spokesperson said.

published on : 6th September 2018

Section 377: Seven things you must know about Supreme Court's historic verdict

A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court today unanimously decriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC which criminalises consensual unnatural sex.

published on : 6th September 2018

LGBT community would no longer feel like criminals, second class citizens: one of petitioners in SC

'Tomorrow when we wake up we would be able to look in the mirror and not see ourselves as a second class citizen or a criminal,' said an LGBT activist.

published on : 6th September 2018
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