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Redeeming the Supreme Court #Sec377 #Deathpenalty

The Supreme Court has taken the position that it cannot be expected to abandon its role of being the guardian of the fundamental rights of all persons within the territory of India In a span of about 45 days, the… Continue Reading →

Mumbai- Leafleting campaign against the SC judgement on Sec 377 #LGBTQI

The recent Supreme Court judgment reversed the progressive stance taken by the Delhi High Court in 2009 with regard to Section 377. It recriminalizes sexual acts deemed “unnatural” between consenting adults. One of the grounds justifying this decision is that… Continue Reading →

Homosexuality, Homophobia and “Nature” #Sec377 #LGBTQ

  Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code criminalizes sexual activities “against the order of nature,” even if conducted voluntarily with man, woman, or animal. Many politicians and a number of religious leaders claim homosexuality is unnatural and welcomed the… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE– Voices against #Sec377 files Review Petition in Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Voices against 377, a broad and diverse coalition of organisations working across human rights, women’s rights, child rights, as well as gender and sexuality rights, has been working – in member’s individual capacities as well as collectively… Continue Reading →

#India – How does it feel to be criminalised because of one’s sexuality?

By- Queer Feminist, Pramada Menon December 11, 2013, was a day as any other for many people in this country dealing with inflation, poverty, violence, indecisive political parties and other such “commonplace” issues. For another set of people, this was… Continue Reading →

#India -Unnatural sex, be it oral or anal, will make you a criminal- Decoding #Sec377 #LGBTQ

Unnatural sex, be it oral or anal, will make you a criminal under Section 377 Decoding the effect of the criminalisation of Section 377 on society SECTION 377 OF THE INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860 UNNATURAL OFFENCES: Whoever voluntarily has carnal… Continue Reading →

#India – #LGBTQ have Made More than #377 Contributions

Garam Masala They have Made More than 377 Contributions to All Sections in India! VIKRAM DOCTOR MUMBAI , ET It seems like any other sandwich in the café’s display case until you notice the small label: LGBT sandwich. What’s in… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Judgement – #Sec377 and India Shining

DECEMBER 15, 2013 Guest Post by PRONOY RAI It is 2004 all over again. India is shining. Such a difference a decade can make. BJP is on the verge of returning to power, Modi could be India’s next Prime Minister, and… Continue Reading →

#India – Supreme Khaap and the #Sec377: it’s about basic human rights #LGBTQ

Shambhavi Saxena I remember when the Delhi High Court turned down section 377 of the Indian Penal Code on its head in 2009. I was sixteen and still cautiously trying to figure out where I belonged in the colourful spectrum that is… Continue Reading →

#India – BJP comes out, vows to oppose homosexuality #Sec377

RADHIKA RAMASESHAN, THE TELEGRAPH     New Delhi, Dec. 13: BJP president Rajnath Singh today said his party “unambiguously” endorsed the re-criminalisation of gay sex — the first conclusive statement from the party that makes the legislative option difficult for the… Continue Reading →

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