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The heart is no longer just red. Post the decriminalisation of Section 377 on September 6, 2018, it comprises colours that define the LGBTQIA+ society.
The apex court considered the plea of the NGO that its curative plea has now become infructuous in view of the five-judge constitution bench verdict in 2018 which had set aside the 2013 judgement.
The accused Ravindra Sharma was brought to the police station by residents where a case under section 377 of the IPC and POCSO Act was registered.
Edozien teaches journalism at New York University and is author of the memoir ‘Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man’.
Gen Rawat, during his annual press conference, said such actions are forbidden in the Army. At the same time, he added that the security forces are not above the law.
Supreme Court held that section 377 of the IPC was a weapon to harass members of the LGBTQ community, resulting in discrimination against them.
It has been a year of euphoria and acceptance for the LGBTQ community, with the Supreme Court decriminalising Section 377 in September.
The apex court also gave the state 24 hours to add charges under section 377 (rape) of IPC and POCSO Act in the FIR.
It was the first such parade to be held after the Supreme Court read down Section 377 in a historic verdict on September 6 this year, legalising gay sex between consenting adults.
It was the first such parade to be held after the Supreme Court read down Section 377 in a historic verdict on September 6 this year, legalising consensual gay sex between consenting adults.