Gay

  • CJ: Shashi Bhushan hails Supreme Court's judgement on transgenders 17-04-2014 12:06 PM

    Noted human rights lawyer, Shashi Bhushan, who has for long been fighting for the cause of LGBT community, welcomes the recent Supreme Court judgement recognizing transgenders as a third gender. ...
  • CJ Tabu demands voting rights for Transgenders 02-03-2014 05:41 PM

    Tabu, a transgender based in Delhi, has turned a CJ to demand the right to vote. She along with her community members want the government to recognize their right to vote ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and appeal that they be treated on par with other citizens of the...
  • Supreme Court firm on its decision to criminalise gay sex, rejects Centre’s plea 28-01-2014 11:35 PM

    In a huge blow to the LGBT community in the country, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on gay sex. The apex court has dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict, criminalising gay sex. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-01-2014 10:44 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • SC rejects review plea: Battle for gay rights faces uncertain future? 28-01-2014 09:54 PM

    In another setback to the LGBT community in India, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on criminalising gay sex. The court dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict. ...
  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition 28-01-2014 08:36 PM

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...
  • The Last Word: Does focus on rape laws, gay rights, AAP show 2013 as a year of people's power? 24-12-2013 10:14 PM

    The year 2013 has seen a rise in people's participation in various issues ranging from strong rape laws to the recent protest against the Supreme Court order on Section 377. The year also witnessed the infamous IPL spot fixing scandal. People's anger against the government even led to the emergence...
  • No legislation should criminalise its citizens: D Raja on Section 377 15-12-2013 03:35 PM

    CPI leader D Raja says no legislation should criminalise its citizens. "No legislation should criminalise its citizens from any section of the society. Now it is for the government how it is going to appeal to the Supreme Court for a review of that judgement." ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on SC verdict on 377 and Lal Batti 15-12-2013 02:34 PM

    This week on the The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Also on the show, India pays tribute at the Mandela Memorial, Supreme Court verdict on Lal Batti (Red Beacon). ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Supreme Court over 377 15-12-2013 02:34 PM

    Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Upholding Section 377 of the IPC, the apex court overturned Delhi high Court's 2009 verdict making gay sex illegal. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-12-2013 11:36 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Sec 377 not about Indian culture, was brought by the British: Onir 12-12-2013 03:27 PM

    Filmmaker Onir, known for his film 'My Brother Nikhil' reacts to the Supreme Court ruling that upheld Section 377 criminalising homosexuality. ...
  • Is SC ruling on section 377 a step backwards? 12-12-2013 12:26 AM

    In a huge setback for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community, the Supreme Court has set aside the Delhi High Court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality and had struck down Section 377. While setting aside the 2009 Delhi High Court order, the apex court observed that Section 377 is...
  • Is the Supreme Court verdict on gay rights regressive? 12-12-2013 12:19 AM

    Upholding Indian Penal Code Section 377 and setting aside the Delhi High Court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, the Supreme Court on Wednesday passed a ruling making gay sex illegal. While the decision invoked angry reactions from the LGBT community, religious groups hailed the verdict. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 11-12-2013 11:20 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Has SC made a mistake reversing Delhi HC ruling on homosexuality? 11-12-2013 10:12 PM

    Upholding Indian Penal Code Section 377 and setting aside the Delhi High Court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, the Supreme Court on Wednesday passed a ruling making gay sex illegal. While the decision invoked angry reactions from the LGBT community, religious groups hailed the verdict. ...
  • Shock, anger among LGBTs as SC rules gay sex illegal 11-12-2013 06:37 PM

    There was shock, anger and disappointment among the LGBT community across India as the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Section 377 and set aside the Delhi High Court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality. The apex court judgment has gone in favour of religious groups who had contested the earlier verdict. ...
  • India talks: 'Order on Section 377 takes the country backwards' 11-12-2013 01:56 PM

    The gay community across India is disappointed with the Supreme Court order upholding Section 377. Watch some reactions from Bangalore on the court ruling homosexuality illegal. ...
  • Watch: I'm no one to judge gays, lesbians, says Pope Francis 30-07-2013 09:38 AM

    Pope Francis seems to be reaching out to gays and lesbians, including gay priests saying he is no one to judge them. "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?" Francis asked. ...
  • Dope cloud over sport 16-07-2013 08:53 PM

    The latest doping scandal that has engulfed athletics continues to rumble on as another jamaican athlete who failed a dope test has been identified and the big names caught in the net are facing a dark future. ...
  • Michelle Obama loses her cool after protestor interrupts her speech 06-06-2013 10:44 AM

    US First Lady Michelle Obama lost her cool on Tuesday when a protestor interrupted her speech at a fundraising event. Michelle was reportedly so distressed by the interruption that she threatened to leave. The protestor was demanding equality for gays and lesbians. ...
  • Should foreign gay couples be allowed to opt for surrogate children from India? 06-03-2013 11:59 PM

    The Union Home Ministry has come up with new guidelines which bar foreign gay and lesbian couples from seeking surrogacy services in India. ...
  • New York's first same sex marriage 25-07-2011 10:21 AM

    The first same sex marriage in New York has taken place and 764 others grabbed their marriage licences in a lottery. ...
  • Gay couple wait for 60 years to get married 21-06-2011 10:34 AM

    A special report on a gay couple, Richard Dorr and John Mace, who have been together for over 6 decades and are waiting for New York to legalise gay marriages. ...
  • CJ: Filmmaker Onir speaks up for gay rights 30-04-2011 12:12 PM

    Filmmaker Onir turns Citizen Journalist to talk about article 377 and importance of gay rights. ...
  • Parents of gay kids come out in their support 10-02-2011 08:51 AM

    They have asked the Supreme Court to uphold a ruling that decriminalized homosexuality in 2009. ...
  • Now Showing: The reviews and Freida chats up 04-12-2010 02:51 PM

    Four movies to catch up this week and Freida Pinto talks about her Hollywood spree with Masand. ...
  • Upcoming movie: Phas Gaye Re Obama 24-11-2010 06:31 PM

    Phas Gaye Re Obama' is a satire set against the backdrop of global recession / meltdown that originated in USA. ...
  • Now, Singer Lady Gaga stands for Gays 20-09-2010 12:19 AM

    Lady Gaga has reportedly enrolled to become a minister so that she can marry gays at her concerts. ...