Entry #3455: LGBT employment discrimination in India

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RegionIndia
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusSexual orientation and gender identity
Start DateAug 15, 1949
End Datenow
DescriptionTransgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute. Full discrimination protections pending.
Sourceshttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/kris-jupiter/what-is-homophobia-like-i_b_9519974.html
Reports (4)
  • Newer law has been passed "The Supreme Court in the case of Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India (2018) held that "Sex" in the Article 15 includes "Sexual Orientation." The Supreme Court held in the context that the State cannot discriminate against people based on "Sexual Orientation." There has been no law passed to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. "
  • Newer law has been passed "The existing anti-discrimination law was extended to Government institutes only under existing Right to Equality. Citizens or Private entities can discriminate as usual."
  • Status is not correct "Indian Discrimination Law applies only to Government employment. Private entities can legally discriminate based on sex, religion, gender identity and sexual orientation. "
  • Status is not correct "No protections exist. Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-lgbt/gay-rights-rule-change-sets-up-cultural-battle-in-conservative-india-idUSKCN1LN1H4"


Revision History (7)

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Value(REMOVED)Sexual orientation and gender identity
Value SpecialAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity

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NoteTransgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.Transgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute. Full discrimination protections pending.
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Transgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute. Full discrimination protections pending.

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Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteTransgender discrimination protections pending.Transgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.
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Transgender discrimination protections pending. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.

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Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteOnly for gender identity and expression. Not really enforced.Transgender discrimination protections pending.
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Only for gender identity and expression. Not really enforced. Transgender discrimination protections pending.

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NoteOnly for gender identity.Only for gender identity and expression. Not really enforced.
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Only for gender identity. identity and expression. Not really enforced.

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Start Date(NONE)Aug 15, 1949

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ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteNoOnly for gender identity.
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No Only for gender identity.

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