Asia

Eager anticipation of Indian court action on anti-gay law

LGBTI activists are eagerly anticipating tomorrow’s Indian Supreme Court hearing on Section 377, the country’s colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality. These are excerpts from advance coverage: The 377 Battle: The Court Awakens By Siddharth Narrain (Gaylaxy) The court hearing comes just a over a month after … MPs in the Winter Session of Parliament voted down … Continue reading

Asia

New court challenge to India’s anti-gay law

Pink News reports: Campaigners in India have begun a new challenge against the Supreme Court’s decision to recriminalise homosexuality. The Naz Foundation, an HIV support group, yesterday filed a curative petition challenging last December’s verdict. It argues that the court made a “mistake” in its judgment and is guilty of a “gross miscarriage of justice”. … Continue reading