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Dutee Chand says she’s in same-sex relationship with soulmate

Dutee Chand, the 100 m record holder and winner of two silver medals at the 2018 Asian Games, is the first Indian sports star to acknowledge being in a same-sex relationship.

Delhi Confidential: Looking for legalese

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday issued a strong reaction to the Election Commission’s showcause notice on the alleged discrepancies in the party’s income for 2014-15.


What is Section 377 of the IPC?

The Supreme Court Thursday will deliver a verdict on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which criminalises homosexuality. Here is everything you need to know about the law.

Decriminalising Gay Sex: ‘Today, we have got rid of the fear... but don’t think our fight is over’

Founder of Lakshya Trust and India’s only openly gay prince, Manvendrasinh Gohil, too was a part of the celebration that burst after the Supreme Court announced its historic verdict decriminalising gay sex.

Section 377 was mainly used as a tool for harassment, says person who initiated IIT Pravritti petition

"Many of my friends suffered the consequences of 377. Blackmail and extortion from the police and threats from aggressive people who decide to take policing on themselves was a way of life," says Anand Vasudevan.

Have been living a courageous life for the last five years, says Vinay Kumar of Harmless Hugs

Vinay Kumar says their objective is that we fill up every space, and make room for all kinds of people, from intellectuals to activists.


India joins 25 nations where homosexuality is legal as SC decriminalises gay sex

According to a recent report of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), there are eight countries in which homosexuality can result in a death penalty, and dozens more in which homosexual acts can result in a prison sentence.

A brief timeline of the legal battle against Section 377

Section 377: Here's a timeline of the case and the landmark judgements.

From 1861 to 2018: A timeline of Section 377

As the Supreme Court begins to hear the petition on section 377, here's a timeline of the case and the landmark judgements.

This week, on books with LGBTQI themes

Like the Rajasthani storytelling box, Kavad, that opens out in colourful panels, each revealing a narrative of its own, Nina Sabnani’s Home unfolds in interactive segments to introduce children to ideas of home, family and belonging.