“We will make them normal,” said youth affairs minister Ramesh Tawadkar. “We will have a centre for them. … We will train them and give them medicines too.”
Hundreds of members of the LGBT community and their allies came out to support gay pride in Delhi on November 30.
Not such a “miniscule minority” after all.
Or, more often, staying in the closet out out of fear. Via secret sharing app Whisper.
“This is a bit of hope,” said one of the lawyers in a case.
“We are feeling like homosexuality is a crime everywhere … there is not any protection here,” said one of the men.Their yearlong journey across more than 10 countries to seek asylum in the United States.
“I am a proud gay man and I have the right to live and love the person of my choice.”
“Why do these gay people choose to be gay? Why can’t they, like… un-gay?”
Facebook told BuzzFeed the photo was “mistakenly removed” and reinstated it on Kanwar Anit Singh Saini’s fan page, but not before his account was suspended for 12 hours.
From Mumbai to Boston, more than 30 cities across the world united on Sunday’s Global Day of Rage to fight for India’s LGBT community after the country’s Supreme Court upheld Section 377 of the Constitution criminalizing homosexuality.
On Sunday, Dec. 15, people from 18 cities across India, U.S., U.K. and Australia will collectively protest against a law criminalizing homosexuality in India.
Straight Indians on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posted pictures of themselves kissing others of the same sex for the #GayForADay online campaign in an overwhelming show of support for India’s LGBT community.
Major Indian brands and celebrities took a strong stand against India’s Supreme Court verdict upholding Section 377 of the constitution criminalizing sodomy.
Yesterday, after a 12-year legal battle, India’s Supreme Court upheld Section 377 of the constitution, an old British law that criminalizes sodomy. Here are some poignant social media reactions from the Indian public.
The top court in the world’s second-largest nation says it’s up to parliament to decide on undoing the law criminalizing same-sex intercourse. This is “a major setback to LGBT rights,” says the legal group that brought the case. Updated with details from the written judgement.