Entry #1213: Same-sex marriage in India

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RegionIndia
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start DateDec 11, 2013
End DateJun 11, 2020
DescriptionThere are currently several same-sex marriage petitions pending with the courts. On 12 June 2020, the Uttarakhand High Court acknowledged that while same-sex marriage may not be legal, cohabitation and "live-in relationships" are protected by the law.
Sourceshttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_India#cite_note-ThePrint-78


Revision History (3)

Revision by beeurd

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End Date9999-12-122020-06-11

Revision by Antinousosiris

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ValueNot legalUnrecognized
NoteHomosexual relations in India was ruled illegal and thus so is homosexual union.There are currently several same-sex marriage petitions pending with the courts. On 12 June 2020, the Uttarakhand High Court acknowledged that while same-sex marriage may not be legal, cohabitation and "live-in relationships" are protected by the law.
Sourceshttp://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2013/12/kaushal_v_naz_foundation_the_supreme_court_of_india_s_shockingly_bad_gay.htmlhttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_India#cite_note-ThePrint-78

Revision by danlev

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NoteHomosexual relation was ruled illegal and thus so is homosexual union.Homosexual relations in India was ruled illegal and thus so is homosexual union.
Reports (18)
  • Status is not correct
  • Note field is incorrect "Legality of same sex marriage pending in Supreme Court"
  • Newer law has been passed "Date is from 2013 in 2020 it’s legal"
  • Status is not correct "Same sex marriage is under consideration by the high court of India"
  • Status is not correct "Cohabitation allowed now please update "
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  • Status is not correct "Civil union has been accepted please check"
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  • Status is not correct "article 377 was abolished buy 2 lawyers in 2019 summer "
  • Status is not correct "On 6 September 2018, the Court ruled unanimously in Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India that Section 377 was unconstitutional "in so far as it criminalises consensual sexual conduct between adults of the same sex"."
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  • Status is not correct "India decriminalizated homosex"
  • Status is not correct "Under Section 377 Penal code of India , same sex marriage is legal"
  • Status is not correct "It's now legal since 6th September 2018"
  • Newer law has been passed "Same sex relations/marriage have been made legal by a supreme court ruling in August of 2017"
  • Status is not correct "https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/08/24/indias-supreme-court-upholds-right-privacy"
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