Activists to celebrate 'gender inclusive' New Year's Eve

Activists, academicians and support groups working on different human rights issues will gather here on New Year's Eve on Wednesday to usher in an "integrated and inclusive" approach to activism in 2015.

With no reason and rhyme, this is the true unnatural crime, says an anguished Vikram Seth on SC gay sex ruling

Noted Author, Vikram Seth, known for showing uninhibited support to gay rights in India, has expressed his anguish and disappointment over the Supreme Court`s refusal.

SC refuses plea to review gay sex ban; LGBTs to take fight forward

Activists of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community said they were not disappointed with the Supreme Court`s refusal to review its judgement on Section 377 as they had seen it coming.

Gay sex: Supreme Court refuses to review its verdict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by Centre and rights activists seeking review of its verdict declaring gay sex an offence punishable up to life imprisonment.

I have become a criminal now, Onir tells Chief Justice on LGBT ruling

Maverick filmmaker Onir has written a letter to the Chief Justice of India.

Union Ministers` remarks against gay sex verdict unwarranted: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed its displeasure with several Union ministers who had reacted adversely to its verdict reversing a Delhi High Court order on Section 377 that decriminalised homosexuality.

Stand with RSS, BJP on Section 377 issue: Minority leaders

Several Muslim leaders on Friday echoed the RSS and BJP`s sentiments on the Section 377 issue with some even warning the UPA government that it would be taught a lesson in the 2014 polls over its move to file a review petition against the Supreme Court verdict against homosexuality.

BJP ambivalent on homosexuality law, says debate not yet over

The BJP on Friday suggested that its stand on the Supreme Court judgement on Section 377 of IPC which upheld criminality of homosexual relations is still open, saying the debate over the issue is not yet over.

Psychiatrists oppose SC verdict on homosexuality

Supreme Court`s recent verdict upholding Section 377 of IPC has drawn flak from psychiatrists who said both heterosexual and homosexual behaviours are normal and natural aspects of human sexuality.

Facebook deletes photo of gay Sikh man kissing another man, draws flak

Social networking website Facebook sparked off a debate when it suspended the account of Kanwar Anit Singh Saini for 12 hours after he posted a picture of him kissing another man.

View on homosexuality issue only after knowing govt stand: BJP

BJP put ball in government`s court on Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality, saying it will take stand on the matter if the Manmohan Singh dispensation calls meeting for amending Section 377 of IPC.

Section 377: Government to take the Ordinance route?

Supreme Court of India on 11 December 2013 set aside the Delhi High Court`s verdict, which had decriminalised gay sex among consenting adults in private in 2009.

Homosexuality in Bollywood films

While the Supreme Court has held homosexuality as a criminal offence, Bollywood has been quite open about it and several filmmakers have also depicted such relationships on the big screen.

Gay sex ruling: It’s a matter of personal freedom, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress` Rahul Gandhi said he agrees more with Delhi High Court`s earlier verdict, than with Supreme Court’s recent judgement deeming consensual sex between adults of the same gender as an offence.

Homosexuality: SC verdict on gay sex takes us back to 1860, says Chidambaram

A day after the Supreme Court dealt a blow to gay rights activists by upholding the constitutional validity of Section 377 making gay sex an offence, Union minister P Chidambaram on Thursday expressed his disappointment with the judgement.

MPs voice reservation on SC verdict on homosexuality

Cutting across party lines, legislators on Wednesday voiced reservation on the Supreme Court judgement making gay sex a criminal offence.

Bollywood supports LGBT community on Twitter

Bollywood has extended its support on popular social media forum Twitter.

Gay sex verdict: Govt indicates it will take legislative route

With the Supreme Court pronouncing gay sex as illegal, the government on Wednesday indicated that it will take the legislative route to deal with the issue.

SC verdict on homosexuality divides Twitter world

The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside a Delhi High Court order decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private.

All India Muslim Law Board welcomes SC verdict on gay sex

All India Muslim Law Board member Zafaryab Jilani on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on gay sex.