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Why all of us should cheer Section 377 verdict

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.

published on : 13th 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

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

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

Rights rainbow shines as Supreme Court partially strikes down Section 377

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday legalised gay sex in the country by partially striking down the 158-year-old colonial era law.

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

Section 377: Court's duty to strike down law if it violates fundamental right: SC

The courts are not in obligation to wait and would act if any violation of fundamental right was brought before it, the bench said today while dealing with petitions against Section 377.

published on : 17th July 2018