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The International Commission of Jurists released a report Saturday, recommending several measures to ensure that the LGBTQ community doesn’t face discrimination.
Some say homosexuality is unlikely to be acceptable for soldiers, pointing to a years-old military culture, while others say the SC order will prevail.
Homosexuality in the military is frowned upon in much of the world. Is the tide about to change in India?
The Supreme Court’s decision on Section 377 deserves careful unpacking, but it is noteworthy in at least four respects.
While Justice D.Y. Chandrachud criticised the government for its ‘lethargy’, Justice Indu Malhotra said ‘history owes an apology’ to the LGBTQ community.
T.K. Viswanathan had backed Delhi HC’s 2009 ruling on the section, but his opinion was ignored by the group of ministers headed by P. Chidambaram.
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Modi govt has not taken any position on decriminalising homosexuality, leaving it to the wisdom of the top court to rule on the matter.
Thursday's landmark judgment decriminalising homosexuality marks a big victory for personal rights. Here are the top quotes from the SC bench.
For Kush, a full-time lawyer and part-time drag queen, the human body is a canvas. It can be painted beautifully with make-up. After his first drag show at Kitty Su, life has never been the same.
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