Sunday, 23 September, 2018

Topic: Homosexuality

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?
Illustration depicting Achillus and his cousin Patroclus | Commons

Here are 9 memorable homosexual characters from literature

As Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality, here’s a look at nine queer characters that fought society’s norms.
Chef Ritu Dalmia | Facebook/chefritudalmia

I set my alarm at 5:30 am in UK to hear Section 377 verdict: Ritu Dalmia

I don’t know if I will see marriage rights being granted to our community in my lifetime.

This is what cheaper and better looking electric vehicles can do for you

Charging will last for months in electric vehicles, it's cleaner and convenient to use and also reduces air and noise pollution.

Christian priests accused of rape: Isolated events or eroding credibility of Indian church?

While allegations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal are under investigation, there is pressure on Bishops' Council to initiate a full-fledged probe. Experts weigh in.