1861 Indian Penal Code prohibits “carnal intercourse against the order of nature”. After much judicial and parliamentary to-ing and fro-ing, it now seems likely that India will repeal that part of the 1861 Indian Penal Code which, in effect, banned homosexuality. Section 377, based on the Buggery Act of 1533, has Continue Reading
Serious questions remain about morality of ‘rent a womb’. In the past few days, diver Tom Daley and his husband, film maker Dustin Lance Black, have proudly announced the newest addition to their family, a healthy baby boy born to a surrogate, to whom Daley and Black paid an undisclosed sum. Continue Reading
India’s Supreme Court has agreed to review Section 377 of the Indian penal code The country could be on its way toward a major breakthrough in LGBT rights after its Supreme Court agreed to review Section 377 – which has been interpreted as a law against gay sex. A hangover from Continue Reading
Hundreds of people gathered to watch the LGBT dancers perform.
In India parents are using corrective rape to ‘cure’ their gay children.
A new play will present the untold story of the Hijra – India’s officially recognised third gender – when it opens in Stratford East, London today.
Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil is India’s first openly gay prince.
In 2010, Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a Marathi language professor at Aligarh Muslim University in northern India, was suspended after a sting operation caught him at home being intimate with his male lover.
India’s Supreme Court are to consider repealing the colonial-era law that criminalises homosexuality.
A travel company and an LGBT rights organisation have teamed up to launch a taxi service that will be run by LGBT+ people and cater for India’s LGBT community.