Gender and Sexuality

The decision in Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India, which read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code on  6th of September 2018 marked a historic victory for a vibrant and vociferous LGBT movement, which for over [...]
TALK BY JESSICA LYNN ON GENDER INEQUALITY AND TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 6:00 PM ALF invites you to a talk by Jessica Lynn, a post-op, transgender activist from Los Angeles, [...]
We'd like to invite you to a workshop on Access to Justice for Queer Persons to be organised by the Alternative Law Forum and International Commission of Jurists. The workshop will focus on the strategies that have [...]
On April 15, 2014, the Supreme Court passed a landmark judgment recognising the fundamental and civil rights of transgender persons. Since the judgment, the conversation on transgender rights has expanded into two draft [...]
Documents for Passport Application for Transgender [...]
On the 1st Of February, 2016, the Supreme Court referred the matter pertaining to the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to a five judge bench. Section 377 is India’s colonial anti-sodomy law [...]
Inter Movement Dialogues : A Conversation With Activists   We welcome you to a conversation with Anita Cheria Mariswamy Shakun Mohini Arul Selva  on issues of caste and gender At the Alternative Law Forum, [...]
The Karnataka Transgender Samithi (KTS) has issued a statement on the Rights of Transgender Persons Bill (2014) introduced by MP Tiruchi Siva and passed in Rajya Sabha on 27 Feb 2015. While welcoming the Bill, the [...]
By Danish Sheikh Originally Published on "There are so many roots to the tree of anger that sometimes the branches shatter before they bear ...." Audre Lorde, Who Said It Was Simple "How about [...]