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The rise of stories on lesbians casts shine on Indian screens

It is a new and sexually liberated India, say those bringing lesbian stories to the screen.

Feb 07, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Justice DY Chandrachud is Sehwag of Supreme Court, but does he need to be Dravid instead?

We have had a rock star RBI governor. Why not one at the Supreme Court as well?

Oct 04, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Virgin Atlantic features LGBT couple in its latest commercial

The new campaign will run across digital, mobile, social media and radio.

Sep 26, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Tech Mahindra sacks executive after ex-employee complains of discrimination

Tech Mahindra has sacked the employee, who had been accused by a former employee of harassing and discriminating against him on grounds of sexual orientation, according to a tweet by the IT major.

Sep 16, 2018, 20:14 PM IST

Old-age home for gay community planned in Gujarat

Reporting by Jayesh Doshi/Zee Media

Sep 09, 2018, 15:04 PM IST

SC judge criticises government for leaving it to wisdom of court to decide on Section 377

Justice D Y Chandrachud said that in Section 377 the judgment really represented in that sense the battle between laws of a colonial origin and laws which must truly represent constitutional values. 

Sep 08, 2018, 20:21 PM IST

SC verdict on Article 377: It's a genetic disorder, like someone having six fingers, says Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy believes that the verdict will give rise to HIV and the next government will move a seven-judge bench to rule out the judgment. 

Sep 06, 2018, 19:57 PM IST

Events leading up to decriminalising of Section 377: Chronology

Chronology of events which dealt with the Supreme Court's decision to decriminalize a part of section 377 of the IPC.

Sep 06, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

SC judgement on Section 377 to be considered for pending prosecutions too

In four separate but concurring judgements, the top court set aside its 2013 verdict in the Suresh Kaushal case which had re-criminalised consensual unnatural sex. 

Sep 06, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Full text: 5-Judge SC bench verdict on Section 377 and homosexuality

SC said that the part of Section 377 dealing with homosexuality is violative of the right to equality and the right to live with dignity.

Sep 06, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Section 377 decriminalised in India: How global media organisations reported on this landmark judgement

The verdict, which is also an important issue globally, has been covered by several media organisations worldwide.

Sep 06, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

The SC judges who delivered the historic verdict on Section 377 and homosexuality

Headed by the CJI, the 5-judge bench comprised of Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra.

Sep 06, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

SC decriminalises consensual gay sex; LGBTQ community rejoices after verdict

"Any consensual sexual relationship between consenting adults - homosexuals, heterosexuals or lesbians - cannot be said to be unconstitutional," said the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, as he read out the judgement.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

LGBT community celebrates SC verdict on Section 377

The Supreme Court on Thursday (September 6) read down Section 377 and said that homosexuality cannot be considered a crime.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

Pride, not prejudice: Congress tweets in support of LGBT after SC verdict on Section 377

Celebrating Supreme Court's historic verdict decriminalising homosexuality under, Congress on Thursday said that the judgement marks the first step towards an equal and inclusive society.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Love knows no gender: Tears of joy as LGBT community celebrates end of Section 377 tyranny

Members of the LGBT community, including rights activists, broke into celebration as the Supreme Court judgement was read out.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:37 PM IST

Homosexuality genetic flaw, cannot be equated with normal sexual behaviour: Subramanian Swamy

In a landmark judgement, the SC on Thursday repealed Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, decriminalising consensual gay sex.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

Supreme Court repeals Section 377: Bollywood celebrities hail judgement

Several Bollywood celebs including Abhishek Bachchan, Karan Johar and Arjun Kapoor have reacted to this historic judgement

Sep 06, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Homosexuality not a mental disorder: Key observations by SC on Section 377

The five-judge bench of the SC led by CJI Dipak Misra unanimously decriminalised consensual gay sex.

Sep 06, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

What is Section 377? Here's all you need to know

The archaic law making gay sex a crime was introduced during the British era in 1862.

Sep 06, 2018, 10:58 AM IST