Section 377
Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Cure and curse: Sexual identities

Roadblocks on the path of holistic progress in India are far too common. As a result, even concerted efforts to protect the fundamental rights of citizens often fail to achieve their goal. This was ev...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.19

Out in the open

Ever since the Supreme Court declared Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code unconstitutional insofar as consensual sex between adult persons of the same sex was concerned, it was as if a veil was lifte...
By Soumitra Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Rainbow hue to Durga Puja festivities

On the first anniversary of the abrogation of Section 377 of IPC, two pujas are embracing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people who are usually left on the margins.At Dum Dum Ta...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Politicians speak up for LGBT rights

An online `petition` calling for the Narendra Modi government to vote in favour of the UN mandate on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) has gone viral on Twitter. In the vote, held on ...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 04.06.19

Assamese artiste dedicates song to LGBTQ rights

Although you asked me to follow you in the darkWasn’t afraid when I hear the wolves barkThe struggle is always my favourite part They tried real hard just to tear us apartNow I am getting started, H...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 25.11.18

Onir on the future of LGBT content in Bollywood

By Ushnota Paul in

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.18

Festival time for democracy

By Shiv Visvanathan in

India  /  Published 10.01.19

No gay sex in army: Gen. Bipin Rawat

Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat on Thursday said gay sex and adultery wouldn’t be allowed in the force, months after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality and struck down a colonial-era adulter...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.19

Growing up as a transgender man in India

I was thinking about writing a piece or article about my experience for many days. But I had been unable to write it because for a person like me, it is not easy to write. I am writing this mostly for...
By Anonymous in

India  /  Published 23.11.18

Six petitions, one aim: The fight-back on Section 377

In 2014, Guruswamy was flying with chef Ritu Dalmia who she was friends with. On the plane, the chat moved to the 2013 verdict.The Supreme Court judge's disbelief that homosexuals existed in the count...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.