A few months back, when Anjana Hareesh, a queer who died of suicide became the headlines of newspapers in the country, social media sprung to action to discuss the rights of LBTQ community in India. But where do we as … Continue reading The Transgender Persons Act – A Legal Facade
In a recent progressive judgment, the Supreme Court of Costa Rica has legalized same-sex marriages. This decision can be perceived as a model for social inclusion which caters to the needs and desires of the sexual minorities. It has the … Continue reading Can India Draw a Parallel from Costa Rica’s Affirmation on Marriage Equality?
INTRODUCTION Anjana Hareesh, a 21-year-old student from Kerala who recognized herself as a bisexual, was forced by her family to undergo ‘conversion therapy’ and subjected to two de-addiction centres to ‘cure her bisexuality’. These disturbing incidents lead to her committing … Continue reading Prohibiting the Unethical Practice of Conversion Therapy
“One Ought to be able to claim as entitlements (i.e. as human rights) those minimal things without which it is impossible to develop one’s capabilities and to have life as human being” -Richard Wassertrom COVID-19 has exposed vulnerabilities in the … Continue reading Colossal Test for Safeguarding the Transgenders Rights
“Our society needs to recognize the unstoppable momentum toward unequivocal civil equality for every gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered citizen of this country.” – Zachary Quinto Art 14 of The Constitution of India talks about Equality before law that the … Continue reading LGBT: An unheard voice
This article is written by Pooja Ogale. Pooja is currently pursuing her LLM (Specialization in Constitutional and Administrative Law) from GNLU, Gujarat. We are in the era where people are more emphasising over the aspect of individual rights and … Continue reading The Need to Recognise and Confer Rights to LGBT Community: India