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What the Right To Privacy judgment means for Section 377

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The Right to Privacy judgment [PDF link here] earlier today in no way changes the status quo in relation to Section 377. That provision continues to criminalise homosexual sex, and this will not change until the Supreme …

Navtej Singh Johar & ors. vs. UoI: Supreme Court petition June 29, 2016

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What do a Sangeet Natak Akademi award winning dancer, a renowned journalist with a career spanning three decades, a TV celebrity chef, a hotelier who has authored an architectural analysis of Rashtrapati Bhavan, and a consultant in the Food and …

Naz Foundation files Curative Petition challenging the Supreme Court

377_bare_231st March, 2014: The Naz Foundation (India) Trust, the original petitioner in the constitutional challenge to Section 377, has filed a curative petition challenging the Supreme Court decision in Suresh Kumar Koushal v. Naz Foundation (hereinafter ‘Koushal’) delivered in December, …

Section 377 – Announcement

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July 22, 2016: Akkai Padmashali and other transgender individuals file write petition challenging the constitutionality of Section 377 in light of the Supreme Court NALSA verdict of 2014 [read petition full text and highlights here]

June 29, 2016: Supreme Court

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Sec 377 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) criminalizes same-sex behavior. In a huge setback to LGBT rights, The Supreme court of India on Dec 11th declared it is constitutional and can only be changed by the Indian parliament.