Gender and Sexuality

In 2014, ALF began exploring the possibility of a comprehensive law to address all forms of discrimination across multiple intersectional identities and also the possibility of building a campaign against discrimination.

Over the years, ALF’s approach changed due to the narratives of discrimination shared with us by 90 activists, scholars, advocates and members of various movements. This report shares the narratives and theories of our respondents, opens up a range of questions and calls for an inclusive campaign to end all forms of discrimination

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 [...]
There have been a number of proposed legislative and policy changes initiated by the Central and State governments in the last few weeks. The Central government recently issued the Draft Model Rules for the Juvenile [...]
.  Conversations on Anti-Discrimination Alternative Law Forum Invites you to be a part of panel discussions scheduled on the 22nd of March, 2016 at Vishranti Nilayam, #18, Infantry Road, Bangalore From 10 AM [...]
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 [...]