Two lawyers who fought to end Indian laws that criminalised same-sex relations have come out as a couple. The Supreme Court lawyers opposed the draconian laws which were introduced during the British rule of India. They worked together on the landmark case in when the Supreme Court of India ruled that Section no longer applies to consensual gay sex between adults.
Lesbians in India are conspicuous by their lack of visibility in mainstream society. Sadly, this is an attitude that resonates with large parts of Indian society even today. Situating them within the socio-cultural and historical context, the report will discuss two main issues that challenge lesbian lives in India today and will then focus on responses that have emerged from local Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender LGBT support communities in an attempt to address these challenges.
There are 2. These groups are nearly folds higher at risk than in the general population 0. India has made a great progress in controlling HIV since the beginning of the epidemic.
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And for the first time since she began telling some friends and associates that she is a lesbian, she is planning to do so without a mask. As recently as July, when smaller marches were held in several cities, she kept on her mask and avoided the cameras. But then the social pressures faced by many Indian women — to marry, to be a dutiful wife, to bear children and carry on the family line — hit her with special force, given her sexual orientation, and forced her hand.
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But Deepa Mehta's film Fire, with its lesbian theme, has been such a time. Demonstrations, debates, editorials: India has been raking over Fire's ashes ever since right-wing thugs in Bombay and Delhi forced the film's cancellation at the beginning of the month. Indignation that a handful of people could force an intelligent film off the screens with such ease has been mounting.
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It is a bold marketing move, although not the first. Quartz asked three lesbian women to talk about the advertisement, and how did they face the situation in their real life. Rituparna Borah, a queer-feminist activist Why are lesbians always shown… so mushy?
LGBT Events India intends to provide a platform where various individuals from the community can come together to celebrate diversity. A large number of people today travel across the country to attend LGBT events. Many from small towns regularly attend events being organized in nearby cities. Then there those who plan work trips or vacations to coincide with LGBT events in the cities they are going to.