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Section 377, Homosexuality, Sreesanth, Bigg boss 12

Bigg Boss Season 12: How Sreesanth and other contestants exposed their homophobia

'Effeminate' gestures and rude jokes have often been used on the show to typecast and stereotype gay men.


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Sexuality, Mughal Empire, Section 377, Homosexuality

From Babur to Dara Shukoh: Fluid sexuality was never 'unnatural' during Mughal era

When people were looking for reasons to behead Sarmad, they didn’t find homosexuality a reason enough to punish him.


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BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Homosexuality, Section 377

Section 377 verdict: PM Modi’s silence on a historic judgment is a let-down to the LGBTQ+ community

Whatever his personal beliefs, as the prime minister, the eloquent Mr Modi should have reacted to an important verdict by the country's Supreme Court.


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Kashmir, Lgbtq rights, Homosexuality, Section 377

Section 377 verdict: Legally safe, socially targetted, Kashmir's LGBTQ face a huge challenge of acceptance

In Kashmir, the community is excluded not just from public spaces, but also from public discourse, including books and newspapers.


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Homophobia, Homosexuality, Section 377 verdict, Section 377

Why we should welcome brands to celebrations on the striking down of Section 377

The aversion we have for brands making profits in a capitalist society shows we haven't come to terms with the changes of the globalised world.


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Nalsa, Homosexuality, LGBTQ, Supreme Court

SC verdict on Section 377 is a victory, but the battle isn't over yet

Even though there is reason for cheer, we must not forget that the verdict itself is not enough.


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Transgenders, Dipak Misra, Supreme Court, Homosexuality

Section 377 struck down: Not just homosexuals, why it is time for everyone to celebrate

This article has been co-authored by DU research fellow Ramanand and Gauri Pande of Center of Policy Research & Governance.


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Dipak Mishra, LGBTQI, Homosexuality, Section 377

'I am not a criminal anymore' - What I saw while covering the historic #Section377Verdict at the Supreme Court

Reporters are generally expected to not take sides covering judgements. Today, however, was special.


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Supreme Court, Lgbtq rights, Homosexuality, Section 377

A dark tale from inside the closet: Section 377 has ruined many lives, including those of straight people

People pushed into a corner sometimes hit back. At times, they are so trapped, they don't care who else gets hurt.