Odisha's First Transgender Civil Servant Plans Marriage After 377 Orde
Monday, September 10, 2018, 1:19 PM
India's first openly transgender bureaucrat Aishwarya Rituparna Pradhan, while talking about the verdict on Section 377, said, "Now that the Supreme Court has decriminalised it (homosexuality), I have decided to marry my boyfriend." She added, "Though he wanted me to get married to him for over a year, I put off the decision only due to Section 377."
UP, Kerala top list of gay sex cases registered under IPC Section 377
Sunday, September 9, 2018, 4:45 PM
Uttar Pradesh, followed by Kerala, topped the list of states where the maximum number of cases was registered for gay sex under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which was partly struck down by the Supreme Court last week. Altogether, 4,690 cases were registered between 2014 and 2016 under Section 377, which criminalised sexual activities "against the order of nature".