Entry #2841: Homosexual activity in India

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RegionIndia
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start DateSep 6, 2018
End Datenow
DescriptionJust got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be legal in Oct 2018. Section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code is being rewritten. The ban just got struck down today.
Sourceshttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report https://www.hrw.org/the-day-in-human-rights/2018/09/06
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed "Homosexual is frowned upon in India"


Revision History (31)

Revision by danlev

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Start Date2013-12-112018-09-06
End Date2018-09-069999-12-12

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Sourceshttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report https://t.co/SJaXRWTugRhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report https://www.hrw.org/the-day-in-human-rights/2018/09/06

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NoteJust got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be legal in Oct 2018. Section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code is being rewritten.Just got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be legal in Oct 2018. Section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code is being rewritten. The ban just got struck down today.
Sourceshttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-reporthttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report https://t.co/SJaXRWTugR

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-08-202018-09-06

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End Date2018-08-012018-08-20

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NoteJust got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be legal in Oct 2018.Just got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be legal in Oct 2018. Section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code is being rewritten.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-182018-08-01

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NoteJust got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be completely legal in Oct 2018.Just got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be legal in Oct 2018.

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End Date2018-07-172018-07-18
NoteJust got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.Just got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on July 17, 2018. Might be completely legal in Oct 2018.

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NoteJust got ruled unconstitutional. Just got ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Legal
End Date2018-07-142018-07-17
Note10 years to life in prison and fines. Not enforced. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by Indian High Court on July 10, 2018. Parliament said July 11, 2018 they will do what ever the supreme court decides. Supreme court hinted at legalization.Just got ruled unconstitutional.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-112018-07-14
Note10 years to life in prison and fines. Not enforced. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by Indian High Court on July 10, 2018. Parliament said July 11, 2018 they will do what ever the supreme court decides.10 years to life in prison and fines. Not enforced. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by Indian High Court on July 10, 2018. Parliament said July 11, 2018 they will do what ever the supreme court decides. Supreme court hinted at legalization.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-102018-07-11
Note10 years to life in prison and fines. Not enforced. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by Indian High Court on July 10, 2018.10 years to life in prison and fines. Not enforced. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by Indian High Court on July 10, 2018. Parliament said July 11, 2018 they will do what ever the supreme court decides.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-07-062018-07-10
Note10 years to life in prison and fines. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by INdian High Court on July 10, 2018.10 years to life in prison and fines. Not enforced. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by Indian High Court on July 10, 2018.

Revision by Ausyk

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Note10 years to life in prison and fines. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. Court Decision pending.10 years to life in prison and fines. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. under review by INdian High Court on July 10, 2018.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-222018-07-06

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Note10 years to life in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. Court Decision pending.10 years to life in prison and fines. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. Court Decision pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-142018-06-22
Note8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. Court Decision pending.10 years to life in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. Court Decision pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-022018-06-14

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End Date2018-05-312018-06-02
Note8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. The court decision will be reviled on May 1, 2018.8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. Court Decision pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-04-282018-05-31

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End Date2018-04-142018-04-28
Note8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized.8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized. The court decision will be reviled on May 1, 2018.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-02-032018-04-14
Note8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377.8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377. The prince of India is trying to get this decriminalized.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-01-182018-02-03
Note10 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377.8-14 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377.
SourcesNohttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report

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End Date2018-01-152018-01-18
Note10 years in prison.10 years in prison. Indian Supreme Court is reviewing legality of Section 377.

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End Date2017-09-282018-01-15

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End Date2017-08-102017-09-28

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End Date2017-03-062017-08-10
Note10 years to life in prison. 10 years in prison.
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/No

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End Date2017-02-142017-03-06
SourcesNohttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/

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Start Date2009-07-022013-12-11

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ValueLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
End Date2016-07-302017-02-14
NoteNo10 years to life in prison.
Sourceshttp://www.lgbtnet.dk/countries/asia/indiaNo

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