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Legal Status of Homosexuality and Same sex man


Legal Status of Homosexuality and Same sex man

The community has since fought hard to identify their relationship and group in the eyes of the law. Homosexual sex has been a criminal offense since Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code was introduced. 2009 ruling in the Naz Foundation v. Government of NCT Delhi, the court's ruling was overturned in 2013, leaving homosexual relationships pending the 2018 Indian Supreme Court ruling in the Navtej Singh Johar case. 




Where again criminalized against the Indian Union as a crime. that a person willingly have "carnal relations against the natural order". The legal status of people in same-sex relationships depends on where they live. At the hand of the spectrum are countries that punish homosexuality with the death penalty, such as Iran, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Yemen, as well as parts of Nigeria and Somalia. 




On the other hand, there are countries where homosexual couples have the same marriage rights as heterosexual couples. On March 12, 2016, Shashi Tharoor re-submitted the bill in the Private Member Bill, but was again defeated by 58-14 with one abstention. On August 24, 2016, the Union Cabinet approved a draft ban on commercial surrogacy, announced by Shushma Swaraj, who opposed the gay surrogacy law, affirming, "




We do not recognize cohabitable relationships and homosexuals, this contradicts ours Ethos. ”The Supreme Court ruled on August 24, 2017 that the right to individual privacy is an intrinsic and fundamental right under the Indian Constitution. The nine-member court ruled that "sexual orientation is an essential characteristic of privacy". Sexual orientation deeply violates the dignity and self-esteem of every individual. Equality requires that the sexual orientation of every individual in society is protected on a uniform platform. Privacy and the protection of sexual orientation are at the heart of the fundamental rights guaranteed in Articles 14, 15 and 21 of the Constitution. The Honorable Supreme Court upheld the importance of the rights of the LGBT community on July 10, 2018.




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