Entry #6255: LGBT discrimination in India

Current Version

RegionIndia
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusIllegal
Start DateSep 6, 2018
End Datenow
DescriptionFull discriminiation protections pending for transgender people. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.
Sourceshttps://www.mondaq.com/india/human-rights/737300/supreme-court-recognizes-rights-of-the-lgbt-community
Reports (2)
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Newer law has been passed "Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity was included in the Fundamental right to protection from discrimination, however, the anti-discriminatory article of the Indian Consitution applies only to the government. Private entities and public accommodation can discriminate against people. "


Revision History (11)

Revision by chae

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Start Date1949-08-152018-09-06
End Date2018-09-059999-12-12
NoteFull discriminiation protections pending for transgender people. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute. Full discrimination protection pending.Full discriminiation protections pending for transgender people. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdfhttps://www.mondaq.com/india/human-rights/737300/supreme-court-recognizes-rights-of-the-lgbt-community

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal in some contextsIllegal

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End Date2018-08-192018-09-05

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End Date2018-08-052018-08-19

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End Date2018-07-172018-08-05

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NoteFull discriminiation protections pending for transgender people. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.Full discriminiation protections pending for transgender people. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute. Full discrimination protection pending.

Revision by Ausyk

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End Date2018-06-262018-07-17

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ValueNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
End Date2018-04-142018-06-26
NoteFull discriminiation protections pending for transgender people.Full discriminiation protections pending for transgender people. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.
SourcesNohttps://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal in some contextsNo protections
End Date2018-03-012018-04-14
NoteOnly for gender identity and expression.Full discriminiation protections pending for transgender people.

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End Date2018-01-152018-03-01

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End Date2017-10-092018-01-15

Ausyk created this entry.