Friday, 16 November, 2018

Topic: Homosexuality

Indian army soldiers | Representational image | Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

In post-Section 377 world, military can still punish what it calls ‘unbecoming conduct’

Armed forces can and must continue to enforce their higher moral standards to maintain discipline.

Uttar Pradesh police ‘rulebook’, and the real lords in India

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
G.S. Singhvi

Child porn weighed on my mind, says Supreme Court judge who upheld Section 377 in 2013

Justice G.S. Singhvi, senior in the two-judge bench who wrote verdict, has been criticised for “bias” and insensitivity towards LGBT community.
Representational image of Indian soldiers | Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Why Supreme Court’s verdict decriminalising homosexuality has Indian Army worried

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
homosexuality

Legalising gay sex expected to boost India’s ‘Pink Economy’

Indian businesses, MNCs and government have an opportunity to profit from the Supreme Court ruling to decriminalise homosexuality.

Will the Indian Army welcome gay soldiers? Veterans split

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.
Section 377

People’s verdict on homosexuality moved us, say IITians who petitioned against Section 377

But achieving wider social acceptance to same sex relations is still "a very big challenge", warns PhD student at IISC.
Supreme Court of India

How Supreme Court’s fresh ruling on Section 377 rips apart its ‘perverse’ 2013 judgment

The 2013 judgment, which recriminalised homosexuality, was authored by Justices G.S. Singhvi and Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya.

A draconian law tamed as fuel prices skyrocket

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Indian Army is worried now that men can legally have sex with other men

Homosexuality in the military is frowned upon in much of the world. Is the tide about to change in India?