The court argued it was the job of Parliament, not judges, to repeal controversial laws
Since Indian laws criminalise homosexuality, the after effects are drastic
In India, homosexuality isn’t a foreign concept—it’s been referenced in ancient religious texts and decades-old literature.
Most cases go unreported as victims are too scared to report crimes to the police fearing the newly reinstated law is used against them.
‘We have buried and accepted a gross injustice that affects millions of Indians and clubs our nation with some of the most backward,’ says Chetan Bhagat
Nakshatra Bagwe, a 23-year-old openly gay actor in India has signed up as the brand ambassador of Moovz, a social networking platform exclusively for gay men
Family and social pressures as well as anti-gay laws are forcing many Indian men to resort to the tradition of arranged marriages to hide their
‘Darr : A True Story’, brings together some brave voices who share their fears of what it means to be a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender person in India
Criminalizing the gay community not acceptable and parliament cannot ignore the LGBT community, says Ashish Shelar, Mumbai chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party
This is because unlike in metro cities, there is no social circle of gay people living in the smaller and more conservative parts of India
Sushant Divgikar said he has not entered the contest to set an example to other gay people in the country and urge them to be open about their sexuality
The Muslim couple has blessings from both families as well as the law that only recently recognized the third gender with rights such as marriage
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju tells parliament that his government is looking to the Supreme Court to settle on the Section 377 law
Charles Radcliff of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said that the video had become one of the “UN’s most watched ever”
“Everybody, including gays, has human rights. It is the job of the government to protect their rights,” said Dr Harsh Vardhan
‘Sukia’ in northeastern Indian is the first collective organization working to support the region’s LGBT community and create awareness about the rights of same-sex relations in India