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SC strikes down Section 377 as violative of right to equality

New Delhi: Writing history, the Supreme Court today ruled in favour of decriminalising Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. A five-judge Constitution bench of...

SC refers plea against section 377 of IPC to larger bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench a plea seeking decriminalisation of gay sex between two consenting adults. A bench comprising...

Police stop LGBT march in Istanbul for third consecutive year

Istanbul: On Sunday, police stopped Istanbul Pride, a yearly LGBT march in Turkey's largest city, Istanbul. Police officials reportedly used rubber and plastic bullets and sprayed tear gas to...

Leo Varadkar becomes first openly gay elected Taoiseach of Ireland

Dublin: On Wednesday, a Fine Gael party premier candidate and doctor Leo Varadkar was elected Taoiseach — Prime Minister of Ireland — succeeding Enda...

Gay husband among First Ladies: White House frowns

Brussels: Last Thursday, spouses of world leaders posed for a photo-op at a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium. Gauthier Destenay, the gay husband of Luxembourg's...

Victorian premier apologises for history of criminalisation of homosexuality

Melbourne: Victoria (Australia) premier Daniel Andrews, speaking in the parliament of the State on 24 May, apologised for the state's history of 'abominable' laws under which homosexuality...

Gagging With Gay Abandon

Reproduced from a blog post dated 5 July 2009, as it has found relevance all over again due to the Supreme Court's act of...

Slovenians reject referendum to recognise same-sex marriage

Ljubljana — On Sunday, Slovenians voted on a referendum to legalize same-sex marriage. The referendum failed to pass, with opposing majority. Slovenia, whose population largely...

Parliament alone can amend or repeal Sec 377: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to relook into its verdict criminalizing gay sex in the country. A bench of Justice HL Dattu and...

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