A decision by the Indian Supreme Court to reinstate a ban on gay sex represents a "significant step backwards for India" and violates international law, United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Thursday, suggesting the case be reheard.
Sonia Gandhi issued a statement saying she is disappointed with the Supreme Court order that reversed the Delhi High Court order on homosexuality. "I hope that Parliament will address this issue and uphold the constitutional guarantee of life and liberty to all citizens of India, including those directly affected by this judgment," she said in a statement. >>>
The PHILIPPINE LAW JOURNAL is a student-edited publication devoted to the promotion of legal scholarship through research and writing. First published in 1914, the JOURNAL is the oldest English-language law review in Asia. The fourth issue of Vol. 88 shall be devoted to LGBT Rights & Law. >>>
The concept of the "gaydar" is now backed by science, after two US psychologists found that indeed, people can have the ability to detect a person's sexual orientation in literally a blink of an eye. >>>
Human rights activists across the country are deeply disappointed with today’s decision of the Supreme Court in Suresh Kumar Kaushal v. Naz Foundation to overturn the historic Delhi High Court judgement of 2009, which decriminalised homosexuality in India. CREA believes that today’s decision to set aside that historic and progressive judgement is an unconscionable blow to people’s fundamental rights to equality and freedom from discrimination, violence, and harassment. This is a huge setback not just for the LGBT movement in this country and elsewhere, b >>>
We are now proud to announce the availability of our children’s storybook, “PRINSESA: THE BOY WHO DREAMED OF BEING A PRINCESS.” The 30-page book is based on the same story as our film: A young Filipino-American father tells the story of the Singkil dance to his children, but is perplexed when his son daydreams of becoming the princess in the tale.
We are deeply disappointed at the decision of the Supreme Court in Suresh Kumar Kaushal v. Naz Foundation. The decision by overturning the historic Delhi High Court judgment which recognized that LGBT persons are full citizens of India, attempts to stem the tide of history. By overturning the Naz Foundation judgment, the Supreme Court has, in one fell stroke again reduced LGBT persons to the status of what the Delhi High Court memorably called 'unapprehended felons'. >>>
“I have always worked to make Geneva a better city, open to the world and respectful of all its inhabitants, independently of their origin, their gender or their sexual orientation” says Sandrine Salerno, Mayor of Geneva. She has been in Swiss politics for almost two decades now and is the 4th woman who holds this title in the city. >>>
A long time activist at Dialogai in Geneva and “Jules and Julies” in Toulouse, Guillaume Mandicourt is now in charge of LGBT related affairs, a position the City of Geneva has created recently. His role sits not only in the middle of civil society and the Municipality, but also other national and international municipalities and state practices. >>>