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Same-sex relationships would lead to natural calamities: Tamil Nadu-based pastor

The pastor created a flutter in a court complex in Coimbatore on Monday, raising slogans against the SC'S landmark judgement decriminalising consensual gay sex which, it said, violated the constitutional right to equality and dignity

Breaking Down News: Stayin’ Alive

Some hope of a better life for the LGBTQ community in India, perhaps a prayer for the “Urban Naxals”, and the siege within the POTUS palace

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Section 377 verdict: LGBTQIA students relieved, say the first step towards equality

Like Sonal Chopra, college students from across the country who identify themselves as LGBTQIA (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Intersex and Asexual) were happy and relieved as soon as the Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a landmark judgment scrapping Section 377 of the IPC.

Activists Reminisce about india’s first pride Walk: Rural areas must be focal point for sensitisation

Amid celebrations, representatives of the LGBTQ community stressed on the fact that the struggle to find social acceptance will continue.

Section 377 verdict: Couple hopes to register marriage

A transgender, Sarode had married the love of her life Jay Rajnath Sharma in what can be touted as perhaps the first-of-its-kind wedding. And after the SC decision on Thursday, the couple now hopes to register its marriage.

LGBTQI members seek scrapping of UAPA

Even as members of the LGBTQI community cheered the verdict, a section from the community took a political stand against the recent arrests of five human rights activists under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

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Section 377 verdict will pave way for acceptance in society: parents

For parents, the Supreme Court decision is set to pave the way for their children being accepted society. Activist and filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan, founder of Sweekar, a peer parent support group for LGBTQ children, said that Thursday’s verdict will make parents more confident.

Section 377 verdict: For transgenders, battle for respect, dignity, acceptance in society bigger, far from over

On Thursday, two members of the transgender community, who frequently visit the female second-class compartments in train, begging for money from passengers on the harbour line, said they were unaware of what the SC had ruled or how it will change their lives.

The Rainbow Revolution: Artistes across the spectrum hail the Supreme Court verdict

Artistes across the spectrum hail the Supreme Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality

Homosexuality not a crime: RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale

RSS Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale said: "I don't think homosexuality should be considered a criminal offence as long as it does not affect the lives of others in society."

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Celebrations erupt as Supreme Court decriminalises consensual gay sex

In a historical verdict, the Supreme Court decriminalised gay sex between consenting adults.

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