Archive for the category #377Updates

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 …

Transgender individuals challenge Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code

July 22, 2016:  A petition representing transgender individuals from Karnataka challenging Section 377  came up before Justice Sikri and Justice Agarwal today.

The Writ Petition by Dr. Akkai Padmashali and others, is similar to the Writ Petittion (Criminal) No. 76 …

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 …

A Letter from Queer India, Supporters and Allies

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A court does not confer Fundamental Rights; it confirms their existence. The right to dignity, liberty and equality is ours, as per the Constitution of India. But a law that is currently in our statute books prevents its …

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, …

Curative petitions March 31, 2014

VOICES AGAINST 377 filing Curative Petition in Supreme Court tomorrow, March 31, 2014

As we know, the next step in the legal challenge on 377 is the filing of a Curative petition. The curative, unlike the review petitions that were …

Pointers for media: 377 case

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Put together by Vikram Doctor, shared with consent. This is intended for those of us who will be speaking with media on 377, and for the media themselves. For a list of people who can speak about the judgement, see

377 Live Tweets

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Below is the Live Twitter feed section 377 Updates. Use the hastag to view and share updates on the Supreme Court judgement.…