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SC to start hearing petitions to read down Section 377 Pleas to decriminalise consensual sex in private between adults of any gender or sexuality

The Indian Supreme Court is all set to start hearing a series of petitions that call for the reading down of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. In these petitions the plea is to decriminalise consensual sex between adults in private. Section 377 that criminalises ‘carnal intercourse against the order of nature’, also affects heterosexual…

Homophobia is Anti-National: Keshav Suri #DesiMillennial Interview on decriminalisation of Section 377

Section 377, that criminalises ‘unnatural sex‘ has been the bane of every Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and Asexual (LGBTQIA) person’s existence in India. But with feisty Millennials like Keshav Suri moving the Indian Supreme Court to decriminalise Section 377, it appears that the day is not far when the sun would shine bright…

Rainbow through the Years A photo gallery of the Mumbai Queer Azaadi March from yesteryears

The gay pride parade, called Queer Azaadi March, was first held in Mumbai in 2008. Since then it has been held annually and has grown from strength to strength. Participation has varied between 8,000 to 12,000 people from not just India’s vibrant LGBTQIA community, but also their friends, families, coworkers and other supporters. The QAM…

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