SUPREME COURT ADMITS CURATIVE PETITION ON SECTION 377, REFERS IT TO 5 JUDGE BENCH

In a huge victory for LGBT Rights, Supreme Court referred the curative petition on Section 377 to a larger 5 judge constitutional bench. Mr. Kapil Sibal appeared on behalf of Voices Against 377. The matter was heard by three senior most judges of the court, including Chief Justice TS Thakur in an open court and the bench today agreed that the case needed to be relooked at … Continue reading SUPREME COURT ADMITS CURATIVE PETITION ON SECTION 377, REFERS IT TO 5 JUDGE BENCH

Apex Court verdict re-criminalizing consensual same sex relationships unconstitutional and inhuman

NAPM demands legal recognition of the natural right to life and love of lakhs of gender diverse individuals New Delhi, December 14 : As lakhs of individuals and groups across the country, celebrated the 4th anniversary of the historical judgement by Justice (Retd). A.P. Shah and Justice (Retd). Muralidharan of the Delhi High Court, recognizing the natural right to life and life of gender diverse … Continue reading Apex Court verdict re-criminalizing consensual same sex relationships unconstitutional and inhuman

The Hopeless Optimist – or the Art of Finding Something Positive in Everything – Maya

Scared of Feeling Lonely I came across this article, titled “women in same sex relationship a fearful lot”. To put it in plain language: the title sucks! I decided to read on. I agree with my fellow activists that women loving women do become victims of domestic violence. Yes it is true that many times, women in relationships and FtM trans-persons living with their girlfriends/wives … Continue reading The Hopeless Optimist – or the Art of Finding Something Positive in Everything – Maya