Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicHomosexuality

Topic: Homosexuality

Marriage in India is still a ‘heterosexual privilege’ 3 years after Section 377 ruling

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Not woke on same-sex relationships, says Madras HC judge, wants ‘psycho-education’ session

Madras High Court's Justice N. Anand Venkatesh says psycho-education will help him better understand homosexuality, had also ordered petitioners & families to undergo counselling.

SC collegium likely to write to Centre for inputs to decide on gay lawyer’s elevation as judge

The collegium deferred its decision to elevate Saurabh Kripal on 2 March. This was the fourth time his name was deferred ever since he was recommended by Delhi HC collegium in 2017.

Gay marriage not a fundamental right, wedding a bond between man, woman — Centre to Delhi HC

In an affidavit, the central govt said the question as to whether same sex marriage can be given legal recognition should be left to the legislature. 

Homosexuality not form of ‘expression’: Singapore top court disagrees with Indian SC judgment

Singapore SC opines that if a wider interpretation is given to ‘expression’, virtually any act would be protected, leading to ‘absurd outcomes’.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan review: Perfect primer for Indians to talk about homosexuality

This Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar-starrer will make you laugh out loud and think twice about how accepting Indian parents really are.

Adultery, homosexuality maybe legal but in Army it’s unbecoming conduct & will be penalised

Outgoing Adjutant General Lt Gen. Ashwani Kumar says Army Act doesn’t specifically deal with adultery but under ‘Unbecoming Conduct’, a soldier can be punished for various offences.

At 17, I was drawn to two older girls. Didn’t know the term lesbian existed

A year after Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, here’s an excerpt from the book where lesbians found their voice for the first time.

No single ‘gay gene’ & even clean tattoo needles can trigger allergic reactions

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

Made in Heaven shows Sooraj Barjatya & Karan Johar’s ‘happy Indian family’ doesn’t exist

Made in Heaven is the direct spiritual successor of Monsoon Wedding, and refuses to offer any easy answers to the viewers.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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