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Seeking freedom in fluidity

As we open our minds and embrace our differences, let’s examines the concept of gender fluidity in a modern context.

28 Oct 2018 5:36 AM

Arun Jaitley differs with Supreme Court on Section 377

Jaitley also questioned court’s judgment on adultery and allowing women in Sabarimala.

07 Oct 2018 12:38 AM

Why ‘constitutional morality’ is vital, and matters to us all

Lawyers and judges have in the past weighed into the discussion on constitutional morality with great vigour.

04 Oct 2018 6:20 AM

A will of their own

The law, which held a patriarchal control over a woman’s body, also raised the questions on the dignity of women.

03 Oct 2018 12:04 AM

Gender justice prevails as archaic adultery law axed

It stands to reason that a consequence of jailing the man may make the offended woman’s lot worse in getting maintenance, etc.

28 Sep 2018 12:25 AM


Post-Section 377, Kerala HC allows lesbian couple to stay together

A 40-year-old woman from Kollam had filed a plea, alleging that her 24-year-old partner from had been illegally confined by her family.

26 Sep 2018 9:20 AM

After 377, opening up to a new imagination

The five-judge bench in the Navtej Singh Johar case did just that: it decriminalised homosexuality in India.

18 Sep 2018 12:04 AM

No discrimination against tourists for sexual orientation: KJ Alphons

On September 6, the Supreme Court ruled that gay sex between consenting adults is not a crime saying sexual orientation is natural.

17 Sep 2018 5:49 PM

Ayushmann Khurrana wants to do a film on Section 377

I feel the SC’s decision regarding Section 377 is historic to say the least, and it was long overdue: Ayushmann Khurrana

15 Sep 2018 12:06 AM

LGBTQ: Social verdict still a mirage?

The preceding point may be supported by drawing attention to another, largely ignored issued.

12 Sep 2018 12:08 AM


Everyone has right to die with dignity: Chief Justice of India on euthanasia

The Aruna Shanbaug case led to a change in euthanasia laws of the country.

10 Sep 2018 10:39 AM

Gay sex: Most cases filed in UP, Kerala next

In the National Capital 183 cases were registered under Section 377 while in Maharashtra 170 such cases were lodged by the police.

10 Sep 2018 1:06 AM

377: Need a real change in State, society norms

Events have been moving in this direction for nearly a decade.

10 Sep 2018 12:55 AM

‘Would have been hard for Centre to justify continuance of Sec. 377’

It is only a physiological variation that occurs in a very small percentage of the population, says Arvind Datar.

09 Sep 2018 7:07 AM

Politics must reflect our rights

A century before Turing, the great English author Oscar Wilde was also convicted for the crime of being a homosexual.

09 Sep 2018 7:02 AM


Supreme Court scraps 377, sets up cultural battle in conservative India

Senior government source said country was “deeply divided” on gay marriage, and government would challenge any move to legalise it.

08 Sep 2018 10:19 AM

Section 377 verdict will tarnish Indian culture: UP Shia Waqf Board Chief

'This judgement is absolutely wrong. I think those who are celebrating this judgement are shameless,' he added.

07 Sep 2018 12:47 PM

SC makes history, but ‘gay’ prejudices linger

The LGBT community would want to rightly press on with the logical implications, leading to issues of gay marriage, adoption and inheritance.

07 Sep 2018 7:03 AM

Emotional celebrations hail Supreme Court verdict

Pavan Dhall, an activist who has been a part of the queer movement for two decades, said the feeling was sinking in.

07 Sep 2018 2:27 AM

Verdict to eliminate stigma, says United Nations

A five-judge Constitution bench issued the verdict on a bunch of petitions filed to scrap Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

07 Sep 2018 2:19 AM