Govt said that marriage is a sacred institution and can only be between a biological man and a biological woman, and that sexual relationships between two same-sex partners cannot be granted the same status.
Being held over the weekend of December 5 & 6, the event will see the coming together of over 50 leading authors, poets, activists, scholars, filmmakers, artists, performers and business leaders to discuss a variety of topics
The Delhi High Court has sought the views of Indian Government in response to two petitions regarding recognition of same-sex marriages in India under the Special Marriages Act and the Foreign Marriage Act (FMA)
Two new petitions have been filed before the Delhi High Court by a lesbian and a gay couple, seeking recognition of their relationship under the Special Marriage Act and the Foreign Marriage Act respectively.
The Govt of India today opposed a petition seeking recognition of same-sex marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act 1954, telling the Delhi High Court that "Our culture and law don't recognize the concept of same-sex marriages".
Following the success of RISE queer job fair in Bengaluru last year, Pride Circle is all geared up to host its much-awaited second edition of RISE once again in New Delhi -- which is underway on 22 February.
The two-day celebration, that sat at the intersection of the alternative and mainstream, witnessed the amalgamation of different forms of expression where over 70 exponents of prose, poetry, art, music, dance and cinema came together on the same platform.