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Sexuality and Criminality

Child sexual abusers are mostly close relatives and persons known to the children and in whom the children repose trust.

25 Jul 2018 12:49 AM

Self-styled godman forces men into unnatural sex, arrested in Maharashtra

Asif Noori (38) was arrested from a neighbouring district and brought on Sunday night, Parbhani Superintendent of Police Dilip Zalake said.

23 Jul 2018 7:23 PM

Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas against Section 377

Justice Nariman said if prostitution is licensed then all health parameters and concerns would be met.

18 Jul 2018 2:06 AM

SC reserves verdict on pleas seeking decriminalisation of Section 377

A five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra concluded hearing the arguments on the contentious issue after four days.

17 Jul 2018 5:06 PM

Eradicate Section 377, says industry

Filmmaker Onir is grateful to the government for not impeding the petition.

14 Jul 2018 12:42 AM


Once criminality of Section 377 quashed, stigma against gay sex will go: SC

CJI quashed mental stigma attached to homosexuality and cleared that even psychiatrists have established that it is not a mental illness.

12 Jul 2018 8:00 PM

Section 377 needs to go: A ‘Victorian relic’ has no place in today’s India

The court left it to Parliament to consider deleting the provision.

12 Jul 2018 1:18 AM

CJI Dipak Misra hints in favour of decriminalisation of Section 377

Once the court decriminalises Section 377, then the discrimination faced by the LGBT community in employment will vanish, CJI said.

11 Jul 2018 8:37 PM

Is homosexuality crime? Centre says it will ‘leave decision to wisdom of SC’

'We leave it to the wisdom of the court,' Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told Supreme Court.

11 Jul 2018 1:03 PM

Being homosexual against Hindutva, need to cure it: Subramanian Swamy

'We should invest in medical research to see if homosexuality can be cured,' says BJP MP Subramanian Swamy.

10 Jul 2018 8:40 PM


'As society changes, values change', SC told during Sec 377 hearing

ASG Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, told the apex court that the govt will file its response today.

10 Jul 2018 1:51 PM

No adjournment of LGBT hearing

SC to hear petitions filed on homosexuality from today.

10 Jul 2018 2:07 AM

Supreme Court refuses to delay Section 377 hearing, rejects Centre's plea

A bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra refused to defer the hearing after the Centre sought more time to file its response on PILs on gay sex.

09 Jul 2018 1:30 PM

SC to begin fresh hearing on LGBTQ's sexual rights on July 10

SC will hear appeals against Delhi HC verdict in 2013 that decriminalised 'any form of sex against order of nature'.

07 Jul 2018 6:50 PM

SC seeks Centre’s reply on fresh plea challenging criminalisation of gay sex

The plea has been filed by 20 former and current students of the prestigious IITs, who are from the LGBT community.

18 May 2018 1:32 PM


Supreme Court moved to quash IPC provision on gay sex

Section 377 cannot be construed as a reasonable restriction as that has the potentiality to destroy the individual autonomy and sexual orientation.

21 Apr 2018 12:36 AM

US-based Indian marries gay partner in Maharashtra

Recently, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the criminalisation of homosexuality.

13 Jan 2018 7:43 AM

Gujarat gay prince throws open palace doors for LGBT community

'Lifting the law will encourage more people to come out; but it may also mean more people will need support,' the prince said.

11 Jan 2018 11:08 AM

People speak out on SC decision reconsidering Section 377

Supreme Court on Monday agreed to reconsider and examine its 2013 decision which criminalised homosexual relations.

10 Jan 2018 1:32 PM

Rainbow of hope: Supreme Court set to revisit gay sex criminality

Respect consenting adults’ right to privacy, say petitioners.

09 Jan 2018 1:03 AM