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Gay Marriage

Telangana's First Gay Wedding, LGBT Matrimonial...Is India Finally Ready For Same-Sex Marriage?

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Recently, Telangana witnessed its first gay wedding. With announcing its willingness to enter the LGBTQIA matrimonial market, many on social media have once again sought the legalisation of same-sex marriage.

A Tender Saga Of Same-Sex Love Comes Alive On OTT

Apr 16, 2021 Vani Tripathi Tikoo

Manju Kapur’s novel, A Married Woman, about two women falling in love against the backdrop of communal violence being made into a web series

HC Asks Centre To Respond To Plea To Recognise Same Sex Marriages Under Law

A bench of Justices Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Asha Menon issued notice to the Centre on the plea and asked it to file a counter affidavit within four weeks.

Gay and Happy: Marriage Between Two People, Whoever They Might Be

Sep 17, 2020 Ekta Kumar

Recently the Centre told the Delhi High Court that ‘our laws, our legal system, our society and our values do not recognise marriage…between same-sex couples’. They are not alone. This sentiment is echoed by many others.

I'm Alive, Don't Show Me Court Order: Angry Mother Tells Dutee Chand On Same-Sex Relationship

Earlier, Dutee Chand said that while her parents have not yet raised any objection to her relationship, her eldest sister has threatened to not only expel her from the family but also send her to jail

17 May, 2019

Taiwan Legalizes Same-Sex Union

Outlook Web Bureau

The island's lawmakers comfortably passed a law allowing same-sex couples to form 'exclusive permanent unions', and a second clause, that would let them apply for a "marriage registration" with government agencies.

08 September, 2018

Verdict On Section 377 Not Enough, More Miles To Go, Say Lawyers, Activists

The 493-page verdict reads down the criminalisation of consensual sex between adults and confines Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) only to the offence of bestiality and non-consensual acts.

06 September, 2018

Countries Where Homsexuality Is Not A Crime

Outlook Web Bureau

United Kingdom Parliament had legalised homosexuality in England and Wales way back in 1967.

06 September, 2018

Meet The Petitioners Who Challenged Criminalisation Of Homosexuality

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court unanimously decriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises homosexuality

06 September, 2018

Meet The 5 Supreme Court Judges Who Delivered Verdict On Section 377

Outlook Web Bureau

Gay sex among consenting adults is not an offence, the Supreme Court said on Thursday as it read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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