These “queer parks” are iconic for the role they’ve played in the country’s gay liberation movement.
This comes after a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court to legalise same-sex marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act.
Nikesh Usha Pushkaran and Sonu MS exchanged rings two years ago. Today, they want to fight for legal rights for queer people, to make the reading down of Section 377 “truly relevant”.
“We're so okay with celebrating war on screen and yet get so threatened with love. Isn't it baffling?”
They are also trying to keep adultery as a punishable offence to ensure discipline in the forces, despite rulings of the Supreme Court that have decriminalised both.
The films will focus on “issues faced by the community across the country.”
The queer dating game still hasn't shaken off its 'hit it and quit it' mentality, leaving us craving for a hook-up and cautious about investing in a long-term relationship.
"I don't think that we can manage to protect ourselves and I don't see why I should bring a child into this situation."
A year after the reading down of the infamous law, we explore the Indian pop culture and media scene to figure if it's showing signs of maturity.
“I think that one thing that has changed with Section 377 being read down, is more respect for us, and a willingness to try to understand us.”
The video featured prominent LGBTQ advocates and urged everyone to #StandWithPride.
The syllabus now also talks about live-in relationships, gender equality and equal pay to keep up with current times.