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Pranshu Yadav’s Death: Are social media platforms and law failing to prevent anti-LGBTQ+ bullying?  

Pranshu (16) allegedly died by suicide after receiving 4,000+ queerphobic comments on their reel, which featured them in a sari

 

Published on 28th November 2023
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NCPCR asks NCERT to correct "anomalies" in gender neutral teacher training manual

The commission pointed out that the manual would deny equal rights to children of diverse biological needs

Published on 5th November 2021
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“Same-sex marriage verdict upholds status quo”: Legal expert and professor

After hearing the arguments for and against the legalisation of same-sex marriages, the Supreme Court decided against it, saying the issue pertains to the legislature, not the judiciary

Published on 17th October 2023
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‘Overall verdict holds no promise’: Gender Studies expert Prof Niladri Chatterjee decodes same sex marriage verdict

In its verdict pronounced on Tuesday, October 17, the Supreme Court refused to strike down provisions under the Special Marriage Act, leaving it up to the parliament to make amendments

Published on 17th October 2023
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Same-sex marriage verdict: Big statements that came from the Bench

CJI and Justice Kaul, two of the five judges, supported the right of non-heterosexual couples to marry, but Justice S Bhat, Justice Kohli, and Justice Narasimha dissented

 

Published on 17th October 2023
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Pride month: SFI demands queer-inclusive campuses, holds Pride Parade

A Pride Parade was organised by the student group on Thursday, June 1 at Delhi University (DU) Arts faculty, North Campus

Published on 1st June 2023
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Jadavpur University establishes gender-neutral toilet on campus

The toilet was set up after demands were made by the LGTBQIA+ community

Published on 30th May 2023
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Same-sex marriage hearing: Law students from 36 colleges issue solidarity statement against BCI’s resolution

The law students stressed that BCI exists as a statutory body to regulate the Indian legal profession and has no mandate or authority to comment on the ongoing matter

Published on 27th April 2023
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Justice Anand, who once said he is educating himself about the LGBTQ community, calls out medical courses for reinforcing discrimination

The judge had asked the State government to bring in necessary reforms for the development and recognition of the community

Published on 2nd September 2021
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JNU: Students claim reservation policy flouted in hostel allotment again, plan protests on November 24

Students submitted a memorandum yesterday, November 21, to immediately implement reservation policies in hostel allotment and more

Published on 22nd November 2022
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NMC’s expert committee recommends LGBTQIA+ friendly MBBS curriculum. Find the list of changes here

The Expert Committee, after detailed discussion and deliberation, has recommended making modifications to the Competency-Based Medical Education curriculum

Published on 24th August 2022
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TN government creates new glossary on how to address members of the LGBTQIA+ community

Judge Venkatesh was also informed that for the Transgender Policy, instructions had been issued to the Transgender Welfare Board secretary to prepare the exclusive policy 

 

Published on 24th August 2022
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Islamic outfit conducts class in medical college with curtain separating men and women

The group posted a picture of the class on Facebook and were criticised for playing 'gender politics'

Published on 9th July 2022
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NALSAR in Hyderabad opens gender-neutral space and washroom on campus, hostel to follow soon 

The tweet, which was put out today, March 26, has since received a lot of attention on the micro-blogging site. Here's what netizens had to say about it  

 

Published on 26th March 2022
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What happened on December 22: Obama strikes Don't Ask, Don't Tell down and JNU is born

Apart from Barack Obama signing off on the repeal of a draconian policy, Doctors Without Borders was formed, and arguably India's most popular university is established

Published on 22nd December 2021

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