Lgbt Rights
Opinion  /  Published 03.10.18

The Supreme Court as the ultimate arbiter

It is difficult to think of another period in the life of independent India when the course of the public discourse has been so decisively shaped by judicial verdicts. The rush of Supreme Court judgme...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Surrogacy bill shows poor grasp of realities

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 21.05.19

A poll chat with transgender citizens

Nandini Mukherjee, CPM candidate from Calcutta South Lok Sabha constituency, and former party MP Malini Bhattacharya met representatives of Calcutta’s transgender community on Thursday, May 9, at an...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.19

The right to express one's gender

Enlightened laws are not enough, enlightened courts are needed to implement them. The Madras High Court addressed, point by point, the refusal of the government authorities to register the marriage be...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

Transgender rights: in bits and pieces

Now that the general elections are over, it might be instructive to look back and reflect on some important questions. For instance, a small step in the right direction is always encouraging, but does...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.18

Festival time for democracy

By Shiv Visvanathan in


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