India left far behind: Nepal’s new LGBT non-discrimination laws put even the liberal West to shame

In a groundbreaking move, the new Nepal Constitution has explicitly included rights for LGBT individuals, while stopping short of legalising same-sex marriage. According to a report by HRC Global and…

How legal tide turned on same-sex marriage in the US

Same sex marriage is now legal in the entire US after a Supreme Court ruling striking down state marriage bans. The ruling means all US states must grant marriage licences…

What the stars had to say about IPC Section 377

Aamir Khan: I am more disappointed with this judgement. It feels very intolerant and violative of basic human rights. It’s a shame. Onir: I am angry by the SC ruling…

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…

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,…

Big brands bring out their creativity, support LGBT movement amidst Supreme Court ruling on Section 377

Friday, Dec 13, 2013, 21:12 IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Web Team Vishal Manve The Supreme Court on Wednesday pronounced its verdict on a bunch of petitions challenging…

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…

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…