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2 January, 2019 10:31 AM The right to love: Is 2019 the year when same-sex marriages will be legalised?

In 2018, the Supreme Court of India decriminalised homosexuality, overruled its own 2013 decision and partially struck down Section 377. With the Stonewall riots - that triggered the gay rights movement - marking its 50th anniversary next year, we look at how homosexuality is treated across the world. Most of Asia is tolerant towards homosexuality 145

24 December, 2018 6:03 AM Apple Removes App By Religious Group Portraying Homosexuality As "Sin"

According to a report, the app was created by Living Hope Ministries, a Texas-based religious group. Apple has removed an app by a religious group from its App Store after a petition by an LGBTQ rights organisation called for its removal after the app portrayed homosexuality as "sickness" and "sin". According to a report in Fortune today, the app was created 39

19 December, 2018 2:05 AM 10 landmark SC verdicts of 2018: From gay sex to euthanasia, these judgements empowered India

The Supreme Court of India delivered a series of judgements that would go on to change the country. Here's a recap of top verdicts of 2018. Pride without prejudice | Date of verdict: September 6 | After taking into account a clutch of petitions challenging the criminalisation of homosexuality, the Supreme Court deemed Article 377 of the Indian Penal 45

1 October, 2018 2:50 PM Constitution unites people, guides us whenever in doubt: Justice Gogoi at CJI Mishra's farewell

The CJI designate's statement comes while he speaking at the farewell of CJI Dipak Mishra. New Delhi: Chief Justice of India designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said it is the Constitution that unites the people of the country. "Whenever we are in doubt it is Constitutional morality which should guide us," he said. Justice Gogoi added, "What we should 100

26 September, 2018 9:30 AM Landmark Supreme Court decisions of 2018: When law of the land prevailed

The Supreme Court in a landmark ruling said that Aadhaar will stay, albeit with conditions. Here are some major rulings of the Apex Court in 2018. Legal sanction to homosexuality | After taking into account a clutch of petitions challenging criminalisation of homosexuality, the Supreme Court on September 6, deemed Article 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional 46

25 September, 2018 11:39 PM In Important Verdict, Kerala Court Allows Lesbian Couple To Live Together

A a 40-year-old woman from Kollam had filed a plea, alleging that her 24-year-old partner from had been illegally confined by her family. The Kerala High Court has allowed a lesbian couple to live together, in a significant verdict that came weeks after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality. The order was issued by a division bench of the high court 80

10 September, 2018 1:58 PM Gay Marriages Will Destroy Society: Pastor Shouts In Court Complex

Days after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality, a city-based pastor created a flutter in a court complex here Monday, raising slogans against the landmark judgment and claiming that same sex marriage would lead to natural calamities, police said. Father Felix Jebasingh of Puliyakulam Church came to the district court complex and standing in the corridor 52

7 September, 2018 9:42 AM What Dad Told Me On Phone After 377 Verdict: A Gay Man's Story

For years, the LGBT community has lived with the stigma attached to their identities and has fought for decades for the right to be treated equally. After the Supreme Court overruled its own 2013 decision and partially struck down Section 377, a controversial British-era law that banned consensual gay sex, members of the LGBT community shared stories 321

6 September, 2018 3:02 PM Section 377 verdict: India joins countries where protests led to decriminalisation of gay sex

Women and men had to take to the streets in these countries to fight for equal rights for the LGBT community. Germany | Prior to the Nazi era, the country was fairly tolerant towards homosexuality, albeit without a legal status. However, under Adolf Hitler's regime, thousands of homosexuals were prosecuted. Post-World War II, the Nazi extensions were repealed 95

6 September, 2018 1:11 PM SC verdict on Article 377: India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal

72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships. NEW DELHI: With the Supreme Court decriminalising gay sex in a landmark and historic ruling on Thursday, India joined 25 other countries where homosexuality is legal. However, 72 countries and territories worldwide still continue to criminalise same-sex relationships 122