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One Year after the Decriminalisation of Article 377

The Supreme Court’s decision in Navtej Johar v. Union of India decriminalized section 377. Section 377 of IPC Section 377 of IPC which criminalises homosexuality was introduced in the ear 1861 during the colonial rule. It refers to unnatural offences’ and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman ..


Australia cricket board launches transgender and gender diverse policy

In a path-breaking move, Cricket Australia has recently launched new transgender inclusive policy to ensure transgender and gender-diverse people can take part in the game at the highest level in Australia. The move aligns in accordance with the International Cricket Council’s (ICC’s) gender recognition policy and gender diversity guidelines. The policy sets out a testosterone ..


Lok Sabha passes Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

Lok Sabha passed Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 which seeks to prohibit discrimination against transgender persons, including in matters of employment. This bill that lays emphasis on educating, skilling and making transgenders employable was moved by Union Minister for State for Social Justice and Empowerment Kishan Pal Gurjar. Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) ..




Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha. Features of the Bill Definition of a transgender person The Bill defines a transgender person as one whose gender does not match the gender assigned at birth. The definition encompasses trans-men and trans-women, persons with intersex variations, gender-queers, and persons with ..


Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill has been approved by the Union cabinet to be introduced in the ongoing session of Parliament. Why this bill? The Bill will provide a mechanism for the social, economic and educational empowerment of the transgender community. The proposed bill will benefit a significant number of transgender by mitigating ..