Gender and Sexuality

Rajya Sabha passes Transgenders bill aimed to uplift community Rajya Sabha on Friday passed The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill 2014 with members from across the political spectrum joining hands to demand that the [...]
Part I AAP's commitment towards the politics of change is on test: will it decriminalise homosexuality by amendment, if not outright repeal of Section 377 of the IPC? AAP's landslide victory in New Delhi has meant [...]
International Women's Day Come, walk with us... To light a torch of peace in the darkness of violence To sow the seeds of love and weed out the roots of hate To sing the rain-song of compassion in the barrenness of [...]
Karnataka Sex Workers Union (KSWU) and Sangama invites you for a discussion among human rights activists On ‘Sex Work, Decriminalization and Labour Rights’ On 5th of March (Thursday), from 12 noon to 2 PM At [...]
This conference, hosted by the Alternative Law Forum in December 2014, sought to bring together people from across disciplines to highlight gaps in the law’s present thinking on the experience of discrimination. The [...]
ALF invites you to a talk on Sex Discrimination and the Constitution by Gautam Bhatia on the 2nd January, Friday at 5 pm. Article 15 of the Indian Constitution prohibits discrimination on the basis of a number of [...]
11 December 2014 marks one year of Re-Criminalisation of LGBT lives by the Supreme Court of India. This booklet is the product of the collective labours of a number of people including those who testified about their [...]
11 December 2014. It is a now a full year after the Supreme Court's decision to recriminalise the intimate lives of LGBT people and reintroduce Sec 377. The verdict saw an unprecedented mobilisation of our community [...]
Criminal defense & civil rights attorney Seema Iyer discusses India’s intolerance toward homosexuality with lawyer and LGBT activist Danish Sheikh in Bangalore, India. [...]
This article written by Arvind Narrain first appeared in the Times of India on 16 October, 2014. A new Vatican report in a section titled 'Welcoming homosexual persons' indicates a significant shift in tonality of [...]
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