Gender and Sexuality

This opinion piece by Arvind Narrain first appeared in DNA on 21 April 2014. The Supreme Court in National Legal Services Authority vs Union of India, in a sweeping, rights-affirming judgment for the first time in [...]
Danish Sheikh, Yale Human Rights Journal, The Road to [...]
Article by Siddharth Narrain, first published on Kafila. The Supreme Court’s decision in Suresh Kumar Kaushal & Another v. Naz Foundation & Others is an unprecedented ruling, deciding to turn the clock back to [...]
Article by Danish Sheikh, first published on Kafila. With the ease of a particularly sadistic magic trick, a 98 page document has sent millions of LGBT individuals time-warping back into pre-2009 criminality. If [...]
Article by Siddharth Narrain and Danish Sheikh in the Economic and Political Weekly. Struggling for Reason: Fundamental Rights and the Wrongs of the Supreme [...]
Midnight, 3rd November 2013, the Hassan police barged into the house of X, a sexual minority person, and asked him to accompany them to the police station under the guise of requiring him to provide counselling to a [...]
A remix of the Brokeback Mountain trailer set to the Indian context Brokeback Bharat, a campaign film against Sec. 377 of the Indian Penal Code [...]
A lecture by Supreme Court judge, Justice Sadashivam on the rights of transgender persons. The lecture was for civil judges and delivered on 12 January 2011. Rights of Transgender People- Sensitising Officers to [...]
Article by Lawrence Liang on the Naz Foundation decision comparing it to Roe v. Wade. First published on Kafila. [...]
Article by Siddharth Narrain on Media Coverage of the Naz Foundation decision by the Delhi High Court. It was first published on Infochange Media. [...]