Mar 05, 2021 08:06 PM IST
A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde, was hearing a petition filed by one T Santa Singh challenging the constitutional validity of Section 12 and 51 of the Guidelines on Blood Donor Selection and Blood Donor Referral, 2017, issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
- Oct 24, 2020 08:06 AM IST
Pope Francis’s recent statement in support of the gay community is a step in the right direction for all of humanity, gay or not.
- Aug 02, 2020 08:26 PM IST
As per the International Observatory of Human Rights, since 2019, one-third of Polish towns have declared themselves to be “free from LGBTI ideology”.
- Jun 05, 2020 11:57 AM IST
Targeting three to four million subscribers in the first year of its operations, EORTV's original content will tell stories of the LGBT community.
- Jan 29, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Mumbai Police has denied permission saying that people in the march will also talk about the CAA and NRC, and that slogans will be raised against the Central government.
- Mar 19, 2019 12:36 PM IST
The announcement was made by Prijith -- the founder of Queerythm, an organisation working to ensure the welfare of sexual and gender minorities – on Queer Pride Day.
- Nov 30, 2018 10:42 AM IST
Homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia except in Islamic law-abiding Aceh province but there has been a backlash against the community in recent years.
- Sep 10, 2018 07:57 AM IST
While India celebrated the landmark judgment by the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex between consenting adults on September 6, there are some countries which still find themselves in the shackles of orthodoxy.
- Sep 06, 2018 08:32 PM IST
Women and men had to take to the streets in these countries to fight for equal rights for the LGBT community.
- Aug 04, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Police detained campaigners who unfurled rainbow flags or held placards, dragging them into a police bus. There were no clashes between police and the activists.
- Aug 03, 2018 11:32 AM IST
Another crucial recommendation which has not been dealt with in the revised bill is that of civil rights like marriage, divorce and adoption
- Jul 20, 2018 11:32 AM IST
The study suggests that sexual minorities are vulnerable to multiple forms of interpersonal violence committed against them by family members, neighbours and even intimate partners
- Jul 17, 2018 04:35 PM IST
Justice Nariman pointed out how Alan Turing, the popular English Mathematician and computer scientist, committed suicide after he was chemically castrated
- Jul 13, 2018 08:18 PM IST
The next time the rainbow flag unfurls at a Pride parade, you'll know exactly what it means
- Jul 12, 2018 09:18 PM IST
The bench had emphasized that the LGBTQ community should not be denied their rights and be discriminated against because their “views, beliefs or way of life does not accord with the mainstream”
- Jul 12, 2018 06:59 PM IST
Justice Indu Malhotra made an observation that members of the LGBTQ community are discriminated against and hence are hesitant to even seek healthcare
- Jul 11, 2018 08:03 PM IST
A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Deepak Misra is hearing curative pleas to quash Section 377 of the IPC
- Jul 10, 2018 05:50 PM IST
In January 2018, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court decided to revisit the 2013 judgment “because of the constitutional issues involved” and concurred that it was “appropriate to send this to a larger bench”
- Jul 04, 2018 09:35 PM IST
After her picture was taken down, the photographer said she went through each and every postulate and “couldn’t find anything applicable to the image – there was no unblurred nipples, no sex, no close-ups of fully-nude buttocks”
- Feb 02, 2016 06:10 PM IST
The LGBT community has been fighting tooth and nail to scrap Section 377, which criminalises gay sex.
- Jan 28, 2014 10:42 PM IST
Seeking a stay on the operation of the judgement, gay rights activists, including NGO Naaz Foundation, said thousands from the LGBT community came out in the open about their sexual identity during the past four years after the Delhi High Court decriminalised gay sex and they are now facing the threat of being prosecuted.