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#LGBTQ: Indian Supreme Court won’t review Section 377 ruling

In a further setback to India’s LGBTQ (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transsexual and Queer) community, the country’s Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review an earlier verdict criminalizing gay sex. The country’s highest court dismissed a slew of petitions filed by gay rights activists, including acclaimed filmmaker Shyam Benegal, against a …

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#LGBTQ: Indian Supreme Court brings back ban on Gay Sex

Gay rights activists in India have expressed their shock after the Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a 2009 ruling by a lower court decriminalizing gay sex. The top court stated that only parliament could change the law, by deleting a section of the penal code dating back to the 19th …

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