377 Events

Vigils leading up to the Curative Petition hearing in the Supreme Court of India on Feb 2, 2016

  • Ahmedabad: Ashram Road, near Bata Showroom, January 31, 2016, 4:30 pm [no FB page: contact Dhaval 90990 24458 for details]
  • Bengaluru: opposite Press Club, Cubbon Park, Feb 1, 2016, 2:00 pm [FB event page]
  • Chennai: Press Club, January 31, 2016,  3:00 pm [FB event page]
  • Delhi: Jantar Mantar, January 31, 2016, 1:00 pm [FB event page]
  • Guwahati: In front of Dighalipukhuri Park entrance, January 31, 2016, 4:00 pm [FB announcement]
  • Hyderabad: Lamakaan, 4:00 pm January 31, 2016 [contact Priyank 98862 02027  or Dipankar 90008 75390] [FB event]
  • Imphal: High Court Gate – Sangakpham, February 01, 2016, 9:00 am [FB event page]
  • Kolkata: Academy of Fine Arts, Feb 1, 2016, 6:00 pm [FB event page]
  • Mumbai: Girgaum, Chowpatty, January 31, 2016,  5:00 pm [FB event page]


Dec 11, 2014: events marking the first anniversary of the Supreme Court verdict

1. Chennai : Gandhi statue, Marina, 5 pm, 11 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
2. Bengaluru : Town Hall, 5-7 pm, 11 Dec 2014
3. Hyderabad : Public Gardens, Nampally, 5-7 pm, 11 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
4. New Delhi : Rajghat, 4-6 pm, 11 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
5. Mumbai : Juhu beach, Shivaji Maharaj Statue, 7-9.30 am, 11 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
6. Kolkata : College Street, 3 pm, 11 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
7. Chandigarh : Plaza Fountain, Sector 17, 5 pm, 11 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
8. Kolkata : Ranu Chhaya Manch, 4 pm, 12 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
9. Guwahati : opp Dighalipukhuri Park, 4 pm, 14 Dec 2014 [FB event page]
10. Hassan : Govt High School grounds to Dist playground, 12 noon, 14 Dec 2014 [FB event page]

Feb 11, 2014, events marking second month post-Supreme Court verdict

1. Delhi: Protest at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on 11th February, 2014 from 2:30pm to 5:00pm, as part 207 against 377 campaign. Contact Nilesh 09473650022,9718650022

2. Karnataka:

3. West Bengal: Protest gathering in Kolkata @ Rashmoni Avenue, Esplanade, from 4:30 pm [FB event page]

Please let us know of other events planned on this day, using the event submission form.

Events after Supreme Court failed to consider review petition

Guwahati –  Feb 9, 2014: Queer Pride march and protest against the rejection of review petition by the SC 

Mumbai – Feb 1, 2014: Queer Pride and associated events, see pics here.

On January 28, 2014, the Supreme Court summarily dismissed the review petitions and brought us back to  pre-2009 times. Besides community statements, there have been gatherings around the country, including a protest in Delhi, a candlelight vigil in Bangalore, and a stock-taking meeting in Chennai. If you have had a protest or other event in your city/town, please let us know, using the event submission form.

Protests against the rejection of review petitions by the SC on 28th Jan 2014

  1. Delhi : Protest at Jantar Mantar at 6 pm, 28th Jan
  2. Bengaluru : Candle light vigil at Victoria Statue at 7.30 pm, 28th Jan
  3. Kolkata : Protest at Nandan in the evening, 28th Jan
  4. Bengaluru : Protest at Mysore Bank Circle at 6 pm, 29th Jan, more details here
  5. Thrissur : Protest at ITFOK at 5.30 pm, 29th Jan

Queering Republic Day: 377-related events on Jan 26, 2014

January 26, 2014, will be the first Republic Day since the Supreme Court of India re-criminalized same-sex behavior among consenting adults.  Awareness drives and solidarity events are scheduled in Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Johannesburg.

  1. Bangalore: Metro Ride to raise awareness of Section 377 [FB event page]
  2. Delhi: We The People, Reclaim the Republic [FB event page]
  3. Hyderabad: Let’s Queer the Republic [FB event page by invite only]
  4. Johannesburg, South Africa: Day of Rage Against Anti LGBT Legislation [FB event page]
  5. Mumbai:


One Month Since: 377 protests on January 11, 2014

LGBT and ally communities in India are gearing up for public events on Saturday Jan 11, which marks a month since the Supreme Court of India verdict upholding Section 377 was announced. If your event is not listed here, please send it to us using the event submission form.

  1. Bengaluru 
  2. Chennai
  3. Delhi
  4. Hyderabad
  5. Kolkata
  6. London
  7. Mumbai

More details available here | Event photos available here

Global Day of Rage and other 377 protest events in December 2014


  1. If you know of an event that is missing from the list below, please fill the Event submission form or tweet us @ChennaiPride. We request you to hashtag your events using #377Events on Twitter.
  2. Event location and timings are subject to change. Please check the corresponding event page for the latest and don’t hesitate to get in touch with the organizers.
  3. Time zones are confusing especially on Facebook, so please check the event page and make sure.
  4. 377 Posters: Ready-made posters and slogans for your to use. Please add yours. 
  5. Media Stories on GDoR: Media stories about GDoR event in your city. Please add yours.
  6. Press releases on GDOR: Our media pages have the press releases from various LGBT group
  7. Photos: GDoR across the globe


Global day of Rage and other post- SC Judgment protest events:

  • Moving Queerly Forward – National Consultation in Delhi – Dec 22nd, 2013. Closed community event to discuss next steps. Contact local LGBT groups for updates.


India (all times IST, events listed alphabetically)

  1. Ahmedabad, Gujarat: Sunday, Dec 15, 8:30 am at Vallabh Sadan. Contact Dhaval at 90990 24458: More details available here
  2. Bangalore, Karnataka: Sunday, Dec 15, 3.30 to 5.20 pm. Venue: Town hall: More details available here
  3. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh: Sunday, Dec 15, 2:00 pm at Top and Town Roundabaout, T.T. Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  4. Chennai, Tamil Nadu: Sunday, Dec 15, 3 pm IST. Press conference at Chennai Press Club: More details available here
  5. Delhi: Sunday, Dec 15, 3 pm. Jantar Mantar: More details available here 
  6. Guwahati, Assam: Dec 15 at Dighali Pukhuri, Guwahati: More details here
  7. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh: Sunday, Dec 15, Indira Park, Dharna Chowk: More details available here
  8. Kolkata, West Bengal: Sunday, Dec 15, 3 pm IST. New Market, Simpark Mall: More details available here
  9. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh: Sunday, Dec 15, 3 pm, IST. GPO, Hazratganj: More details available here
  10. Mangalore,Karnataka: Monday, Dec 16, 03:30 pm IST. Vas Bakery, Bendoorwell (Route: Vas bakery- cherry square- Balmatta- Jyoti Circle- Bunts hostel- PVS- Yenapoya hospital- city centre): More details available here
  11. Mumbai, Maharashtra: Sunday, Dec 15, 3 pm: More details available here
  12. Mysore, Karnataka: Saturday, Dec 14, 11 am, Protest meeting near Town Hall. Organized by Ashodaya Samiti.  Contact Akram Pasha 99169 30314
  13. Nagpur, Maharashtra: Sunday Dec 15, 12 pm to 6 pm, Sitabuldi: More details here
  14. Pune, Maharashtra: Sunday, Dec 15, 10 to 5.00 pm IST. Protest at Side Walk of J.M. Road- Near Sambhaji Garden: More details available here
  15. Sangli, Maharashtra: Sunday, Dec 15, 3 pm IST. Details will be available here
  16. Trissur, Kerala: Sunday, Dec 15, 5 pm at Sahitya academy: More details available here
  17. West Imphal, Manipur: Dec 13. More details available here


  1. Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: Sunday, Dec 15th, 11 am EST. Law Quad, University of Michigan: More details available here
  2. Artesia, California: Friday Dec 13th, 7 pm PST at Little India: More details available here
  3. Atlanta, Georgia : Sunday, Dec 15, Cyber protest: More details available here
  4. Berlin, Germany: Sunday, Dec 15, 1 pm UTC+01 Tiergarten opp the Holocaust Memorial. More details available here
  5. Boston, Massachusetts, USA: Sunday, Dec 15, 12 pm – 2pm EST at Harvard Square: More details available here
  6. Cambridge, UK: Sunday, Dec 15, 3 pm UTC. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire: More details available here
  7. Hamburg, Germany.  Dec 15, 3 pm,  Consulate General of India, Graumannsweg 57
  8. Houston, Texas: Sunday, Dec 15th, 6:00 pm CST. Organized by Khush Tejas: More details available here
  9. Ithaca, New York: Saturday Dec 14, at Day Hall, Cornell University: More details available here
  10. Johannesburg, South Africa (awaited)
  11. London, UK: Sunday, Dec 15th, 1pm – 3pm GMT. Soho, London: More details available here 
  12. Montreal, Canada: Sunday, Dec 15, 2 pm EST More details available here.
  13. New York, New York, USA: Sunday, Dec 15, 3pm -5pm EST: More details available here
  14. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Sunday Dec 15, 12 pm EST at The Love Statue on Penn Campus, 36th and Locust Walk: More details available here
  15. Richmond, Virginia, USA: Sunday, Dec 15, 12pm-1:30pm EST, The Compass: More details available here
  16. San Francisco, USA [1]: Friday, Dec 13th, 4 pm PST. Indian consulate at San Francisco: More details available here
  17. San Francisco, USA[2]: Sunday, Dec 15th, 7pm to 8pm PST at Castro Street. More details available here
  18. Sydney, Australia: Sunday, Dec 15th, 3:00 pm. Hyde Park (in front of the Anzac War Memorial), Sydney: More details available here
  19. Toronto, BC, Canada: Sunday, Dec 15th, 2 PM local time. Church And Wellesley: More details available here
  20. Vancouver, Canada: Friday Dec 13th, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm PST at Indian consulate: More details available here
  21. Washington, DC [1]: Friday Dec 13th, 6:00 pm EST at Indian Embassy: More details available here
  22. Washington, DC [2]: Sunday Dec 15th, 2 pm EST at Indian Embassy: More details here

Judgment day events




  • Watch the news at Sahodaran, beginning 1030 am.
  • Community celebration or protest (depending on the decision) outside Chennai Press Club (most likely 4 pm)
  • Press meet (time TBA).
  • Contact Jaya at 98418 65423 reg Sahodaran meeting and celebration/protest
  • If you would like to speak at the press meet, please get in touch with Taejha 91760 16919
  • If you are interested in being a media contact for the English or Tamil press please send across your name and number to hajratwala@gmail.com


Venue Change : Meet at Palika Bazar at 4.30 pm



Community gathering in front of Academy of Fine Arts (Rabindra Sadan) at 3 pm.
Please contact Malobika of Sappho for Equality at 98301 27146





Samapathik Trust, Pune has organized a Press Conference on the Judgment at ‘Patrakar Bhavan Pune’ at 1.00 pm tomorrow. We hope the judgment will be out by then (no other later time slot was available for the press conference.) Gay representatives- I (Bindumadhav Khire), Tinesh Chopade, Vivek Tigote and TG Representative Santi (Santosh Chavan) will participate.