the official twitter handle of Indian National Congress tweeted about IDAHOBIT and wrote that it stands against discrimination, prejudice and hate of all kinds. This is the first time that any political party in India has tweeted/celebrated IDAHOBIT and affirmed their support not only for removal of Section 377, but LGBTQ rights in general
"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)
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".
As followers of the non-conformist Christ, the one who consistently questioned unjust and non-compassionate traditions of public morality, our call is to reject all laws that demonize, criminalize, and exclude human beings, and work to facilitate just inclusive and loving communities.
Non-profit organisation EQUAL GROUND works to dismantle cultural and social stigma, and fights back against police corruption and government inactivity to seek human and political rights for Sri Lanka’s LGBTIQ community.