"As far as 377 is concerned, I find that the majority judgement in the Privacy Case really concludes the matter. It has really restored, not directly but indirectly, the judgement of the Delhi High Court(on Section 377)
Aptly named “Rainbow State of Mind”, the event took place on the 27th of January at South Asian University, Delhi and consisted of members of the LGBT+ community coming together with their straight allies to discuss experiences of queerness.
Bombay Times had called Sukhnidh and her friends for a shoot. However, when they reached the venue, they were asked to go home and come back the next day, because in their present clothes, they didn't "look gay enough".
Cities that are LGBT+ inclusive are better placed to develop their global competitiveness, have stronger innovation ecosystems and greater concentrations of skills and talent, and better quality of life.
Every transgender in the state shall be treated as living under BPL (Below Poverty Line), unless stated otherwise. They would be entitled to all the benefits under the BPL scheme, including cheap food-grains, LPG, electricity connections etc.
December 15 will witness a ‘Delhi Chalo’ protest against the central government’s decision to ignore all civil society inputs and table the much criticized Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill of August 2016 in the winter session of the Parliament.
Over 7,000 participants from across the country and world marched alongside the rainbow flag, chanting slogans to repeal section 377, fighting for transgender rights and dancing with pride to the rhythmic drumbeats
29 year old constable Lalit Kumar Salve (as he is known now), attached to the Beed district police had recently sought permission from his seniors to undergo a Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS) and was denied the same.