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

Asia

India court keeps anti-gay law; next hope, parliament

The Supreme Court of India today refused to reconsider its Dec. 11 ruling that reinstated Section 377, the country’s colonial-era law against homosexual activity. The decision means that efforts to change Section 377 through legislation will take priority, unless opponents of the law succeed through one remaining avenue for judicial appeal, which seems unlikely. Sonia … Continue reading