Kenya, like most of Africa, treats homosexuality with up to a 14-year jail sentence, but in recent years LGBTQ advocates have become increasingly vocal. And the government has also become more understanding of gay rights and the many plights in the community. This opportunity has led an activist movement to challenge the ruling and they… Read More Kenya’s court to consider India’s ruling in their gay rights case.
In India, under the colonial-era law, homosexual activity was punishable by up to 10 years in jail but today marks an end to that injustice as The Supreme Court reversed its controversial British-era ban on consensual gay sex. In a historically defining moment, The Supreme Court judges struck down the anti-gay law with a unanimous… Read More #LoveWins: India’s Supreme Court decriminalizes homosexual activity with unanimous votes from the Judges.
It looks like India’s notorious homosexuality ban might soon be a thing of the past, as the country’s Supreme Court prepares to make a groundbreaking ruling that activists hope will be a major victory for LGBT rights in the country with a population of 1.3 billion. India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday started hearing a challenge… Read More India’s Supreme Court is on the verge of decriminalizing homosexuality.
Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, an openly gay Indian royal, has named his LGBT centre after a fellow Indian royal, Kanwar Amarjit Singh of the Kapurthala Family, as the pair bravely tackle the lingering stigma of being LGBT in India. Prince Manvendra, son and heir of the Maharaja of Rajpipla in Gujarat, will run the centre with his… Read More Indian Royal Names LGBT Centre After Fellow Royal Activist