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Lesbian ad in India Shows Change Does Not Wait on Courts

Sandip Roy | Posted 06.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Sandip Roy

Some day inevitably the father-figures of the court too will catch up. And then like the young woman in the Anouk ad, society will say "Papa, you've reached? We'll just come down."

Gay Men Married to Women: A Wake-up Call in an Indian Tragedy

Sandip Roy | Posted 06.22.2015 | Gay Voices
Sandip Roy

In my novel Don't Let Him Know, Romola, a young wife, accidentally opens a letter that was addressed to her husband. She discovers that it's from a fo...

An Open Letter to the Supreme Court of India

Nish Gera | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

When, in a decade or two from now, people look back at which side of history you stood on, and for how long, will you have a good enough answer?

Round Two: India's LGBT Community Tries Again To Strike Anti-Gay Law

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices

India’s Supreme Court has agreed to hear pleas against the controversial sodomy law that recently re-criminalized gay sex. In July 2009, the Delh...

To India: Stop Criminalizing People Who Are Not Criminals

Grace Poore | Posted 02.16.2014 | World
Grace Poore

Section 377 violates the Indian Constitution, which defends the rights to equality, non-discrimination, freedom of expression and liberty which includes dignity and privacy. These are all universal rights for all people, whether they are LGBT or not.

Refusing to be Criminals (Again): Struggle for Equality Continues in India

Harjant Gill | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Harjant Gill

LGBTQH Indian all over the world must resist seeing ourselves as the "criminal" that the Indian Supreme Court is trying to make us into.

Refusing to be Criminals (Again) - Struggle for Equality Continues in India

American Anthropological Association | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices
American Anthropological Association

Over the past four years, the recognition of equal rights for sexual minorities in India has increased significantly, as thousands of LGBTQ individuals came out to their families, friends and coworkers without the fear of being harassed, blackmailed and persecuted.

Sorry, Indian Supreme Court, but Queers Are Here to Stay

Sandip Roy | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Sandip Roy

What the judges do not realize is that you cannot turn the clock back to 2008 any more than you can squeeze toothpaste back into the tube. This is a different India now.

Lack of Coverage on Transgendered Pakistanis Shows Bias in US Media

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sanjeev Bery

For American reporters and editors, Pakistan only exists in the context of security concerns: the Taliban, terrorism, fundamentalist Islam, and the war in Afghanistan. Outside of this context, there is no Pakistan.

India Decriminalizes Gay Sex

Indipepal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Mansi Poddar In what many are calling "India's Stonewall", the New Delhi High Court on Thursday decriminalized homosexual intercourse between c...