User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: IPC 377
Last updated: Apr 22 2019 18:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Watch: Why Arundhati Katju, one of ‘Time’ magazine’s 100 most influential people, fought Section 377 22.4.2019 Scroll.in
Supreme Court lawyers Arundhati Katju and Menaka Guruswamy were recently named in the list for 2019.
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Advocates Menaka Guruswamy, Arundhati Katju on Time’s 100 ‘most influential’ people list 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Businessman Mukesh Ambani also featured on the list.
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The story of ‘Chocolate’, the Hindi story published in 1924 that created a furore over homosexuality 23.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The discussion instigated by the story may have been the first public debate on homosexuality during the British Raj in India.
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'Most psychologists are not queer-friendly' 20.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
A workshop on the LGBTQ+ community throws light on challenges they face. Meghna Chadha reports.
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Activist Sudha Bharadwaj to be featured in Harvard exhibition on women’s contribution in law, policy 8.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Menaka Guruswamy, who was one of the lawyers who argued to decriminalise homosexual activity in India, will also be featured in the portrait exhibit.
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What is GagaOOLala, and why Indian users of streaming platforms need to care 15.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The LGBTQ streaming platform, known as Asia’s ‘gay Netflix’, is looking to expand in India.
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#LoveIsLove: Watch this RJ’s powerful message about Section 377 on Valentine’s Day 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
‘We still have a long way to go.’
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Naz Foundation withdraws curative petition against SC’s 2013 ruling criminalising homosexuality 11.2.2019 Scroll.in
The move came in light of a Constitution bench verdict in 2018 that unanimously decriminalised Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.
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Army chief’s comments show the forces are still prisoner to a regressive machismo 12.1.2019 Scroll.in
General Bipin Rawat said homosexuality and adultery would continue to be prosecuted in the army.
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Won't allow gay sex in army: Gen Rawat 10.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Rawat also said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be improved further.
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Bipin Rawat suggests SC order on decriminalising gay sex may not be implemented in Army 10.1.2019 Zee News : India National
General Rawat, during his annual press conference, said such actions are forbidden in the Army.
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‘Evening Shadows’ preview: ‘When you come out of the closet, you push your parent into a closet’ 10.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Sridhar Rangayan’s film, starring Mona Ambegaonkar, Devansh Doshi and Ananth Mahadevan, will have a limited release on January 11.
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Uttar Pradesh: Two women get married in temple after divorcing their husbands 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
However, Registrar RK Pal said there is no legal provision for same-sex marriage.
Asaduddin Owaisi’s speech on triple talaq: ‘If your faith is yours, then my faith should be mine’ 28.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In a speech in the Lok Sabha, the AIMIM leader questioned why triple talaq is being criminalised while homosexuality has been decriminalised.
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India’s attorney general is wrong. Constitutional morality is not a ‘dangerous weapon’ 21.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
KK Venugopal is right that this concept is open to varied interpretation. But isn’t that also true of ideas like liberty, equality, discrimination, dignity?
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FIFA, Section 377, Priya Varrier’s wink and Nick Jonas: What Indians were busy Googling in 2018 14.12.2018 Scroll.in
On December 12, Google India released the top search trends of the past year, broken down into several lists categorised by type.
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Elections 2018: BJP lost 48% of the seats it had won in 2013, Congress gained 137% 13.12.2018 Scroll.in
Across Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the BJP lost 120 of the 180 seats reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
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Waving fox is the favourite emoji for Indian Tinder users, and Tuesday their preferred day to swipe 8.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tinder India has revealed its usage patterns.
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Blued app launches episode 2 of 'Still About Section 377' season 2 6.12.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 6 (NewsVoir): A gay social networking app, Blued, today launched Episode 2 of web series 'Still About Section 377' Season 2 on their app.
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Will SC order CBI probe? Decision today 28.11.2018 Zee News : States
The top court has slammed the Bihar govt for its selective action against those accused in the case.
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