section 377 News
Millions of Indians won’t be free until section 377 exists, says Celina Jaitly
The 34-year-old actress was speaking at the closing ceremony of a film festival
Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley says section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is a big challenge for millions of people, who belong to the LGBT community. Click here to read more
Manoj Bajpai, Rajkummar Rao and team Aligarh urge you to come out against Section 377 – watch video!
‘The closet is a lonely place, COME OUT!’
Yesterday indeed was a landmark day for the LGBT groups in the country. Click here to read more
5 movies that the five judge bench should watch before re-examining the Section 377 verdict!
These films evoke certain empathy inside every viewer and can help look at the LGBT community as a bigger part of our society than a “miniscule fraction of country’s population”. Click here to read more
Sasural Simar Ka’s Jayati Bhatia aka Mataji expresses support for the LGBT community in the most HILARIOUS manner!
She is her daughter-in-law’s source of strength but Jayati Bhatia’s sense of humour is a crackling one!
Icchadhari Naagins, daayans and now Patali Devi…if there’s one show on TV that’s totally incredulous now, it’s Sasural Simar Ka. Click here to read more
Karan Johar, Sonam Kapoor come out in support for LGBT rights!
Bollywood celebs are all for decriminalizing homosexuality in India….
The Supreme Court’s decision of reviewing the Section 377 of Constitution which criminalises homosexuality in India, was welcomed by the LGBT groups in the country. Click here to read more
Kirron Kher: I’d like to eradicate the stereotype that men have a choice in deciding their sexual preferences
Here’s what the Dostana actress has to say about homosexuality and section 377…
While there are those who are in favour of the re-criminalisation of homosexuality, there are also those who strongly oppose it. Belonging to teh latter lot is actor-politician, Kirron Kher who is dedicated to bringing justice to the LGBT community. The actress believes in eradicating the stereotypes that prevail in the society against them and has stood up wholeheartedly for the cause. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan lands in legal trouble for Satyamev Jayate
Two weeks back, Mr Perfectionist did an episode on LGBT people in the country, but looks like his initiative has landed him in trouble
A city based advocate Mandeep Kaur has requested the local court to intervene and send Aamir Khan a notice for going against the Supreme Court judgement on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Click here to read more
Ekta Kapoor to make a film on Romeo and Juliet with a twist?
The Ragini MMS2 producer will give a twist to the classic love story
Bollywood has always been inspired by William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and time and again we have seen various version of the classic saga. Last we saw was Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s version of the epic love story in form of Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela and the latest we heard is Ekta Kapoor too is to make a film on the classic story with a twist. Click here to read more
Celina Jaitley: People with gay tendencies cannot be held guilty!
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, dismissed a plea of the central government, NGO Naz Foundation and others for the review of its December 11, 2013 verdict holding homosexuality to be an offence
Soon after the Supreme Court refused to review its verdict on Section 377, actor and gay rights activist Celina Jaitly, currently stationed in Singapore with her husband and twin children, expressed shock and disbelief at the verdict. Click here to read more
Twinkle Khanna: I have travelled with a gay colleague and I have never felt safer!
From working with a gay colleague to visiting a gay bar, Twinkle Khanna shares her experience and gives her take on the homosexuality verdict
Gay sex is now a criminal offence though it is criminally offensive to me that in 2013 we have regressed to this state. How can we define people not by the qualities they posses as human beings but by what they choose to do in private, Click here to read more
Sharmila Tagore condemns Supreme Court’s verdict on homosexuality
Saif Ali Khan’s mother feels SC’s judgement on homosexuality is outright wrong
Veteran actress and former Indian Film Censor Board chief Sharmila Tagore has described the Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality as “shameful”. Click here to read more
What was Amitabh Bachchan’s reaction to Supreme Court’s judgement on homosexuality?
Big B took to his blog and expressed his view over Supreme Court’s judgment on section 377. Read on to know what he wrote…
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is uncertain about what the Supreme Court’s decision to pronounce gay sex as illegal will lead to in the country. Click here to read more