LEGAL ISSUES, Videos

BLACKMAIL & Sec 377 – VIJAY Hiremath


Vijay Hiremath, from the Lawyer's Collective, speaks on the Law and the issues surrounding Section 377.

ARTICLES, India, LEGAL ISSUES

Making criminals of us all


Source Fri Dec 13 2013, 00:23 hrs Menaka Guruswamy The 377 judgment is not about gay sex alone. It bans 'unnatural' sexual acts, irrespective of gender, age or consent. The judgment in Suresh Kumar Kaushal vs Naz Foundation (Kaushal) does not only criminalise "gay sex", as has been widely reported. Undeniably, the judgment ignores the… Continue reading Making criminals of us all

ARTICLES, EVENTS, India, LEGAL ISSUES

SANGHARASH JAARI HAI -No going Back!


SANGHARASH JAARI HAI -No going Back! When : Sunday, 15th December. 2013. 3pm onwards The Protest gathering against IPC 377 will be formally at Maheshwari Udyan Park, Matunga on Sunday, 15th December @ 3PM to 6PM. 1. Spread the word. 2. Get everyone you know 3. Wear Black 4. Or Black Ribbon 5. Bring candles… Continue reading SANGHARASH JAARI HAI -No going Back!

ARTICLES, India, LEGAL ISSUES

A sad day for India and for the world: American LGBT organisation All Out


Thursday, Dec 12, 2013, 13:30 IST | Place: Washington, DC | Agency: IANS A top American LGBT organisation with a membership of more than a million, described the Supreme Court's decision as "a sad day for India and for the world". Expressing concern over the Indian Supreme Court's ruling restoring the ban on gay sex,… Continue reading A sad day for India and for the world: American LGBT organisation All Out

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What does Section 377 of IPC criminalize?


NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, while re-criminalizing gay sex by upholding the constitutional validity of Section 377 of IPC, unsuccessfully searched for a "uniform test" to classify acts as 'carnal intercourse against the order of nature' which attracts a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. A bench of Justices G S Singhvi and S J Mukhopadhaya… Continue reading What does Section 377 of IPC criminalize?