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Gay marriages, Supreme Court, Lgbtq rights, Section 377

A first-ever gay swayamwar on Indian television? Shiver!

Remembering Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi's 'comic' Maddy, we are just shuddering at the very thought.

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Gay sex, Supreme Court, Lgbtq rights, Section 377 verdict

When being gay was sheer irreverent, catty fun

The SC ruling on 377 stops gays from being called criminals. But it also makes them citizens — with all the boring goodness this involves.

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Transgender rights, Gay rights, Lgbtq rights, Pakistan

While India celebrates partial strikedown of Section 377, the queer community in Pakistan continues to suffer

On September 8, a transgender person in Pakistan succumbed to burn wounds, after they were set on fire allegedly by four people attempting to sexually assault them.

POLITICS

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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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 |  Paradigm shift  |  9-minute read
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.

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