Section 377

Celebrating International Pride Month 2019

Celebrating International Pride Month 2019

June 14, 2019

To celebrate International Pride Month 2019, Love Matters, an online platform in support of the LGBTQ+ people is organising a letter writing event, taking an initiative to thank all those who came in support of the community.

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Rising cases of ‘honour killings’ in India

Rising cases of ‘honour killings’ in India

September 26, 2018

While India takes immense pride in eliminating Section 377, it still has a long way in doing away with its many other social taboos. Two innocent adults in the country were recently killed by their family members over the issue of an inter-caste marriage, in the name of their ‘...

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Mumbai sees first ‘open’ transgender wedding

Mumbai sees first ‘open’ transgender wedding

January 7, 2017

The city of Mumbai saw the most unique kind of marriage as Madhuri Sarode, a transgender, married her boyfriend of five years, Jay Kumar Sharma. Though this is not the first transgender marriage in India, their marriage is unique as this wasn’t held in secret.

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India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

India refrains to vote at the UN LGBT resolution

July 2, 2016

While the United Nations took a historic stand to curb the violence and discrimination against alternate sexual preferences, India abstained from voting.

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LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of India had twice refused to hear pleas for the cease of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality in the country. However, well-known personalities from the LGBT community in India have now moved the Supreme Court (SC) to he...

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