Homosexuality Not a Crime

The Supreme Court made history on 6 September, by decriminalising homosexuality in India.

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“I am what I am. So take me as I am. No one can escape from their individuality,” says CJI Dipak Misra

The Constitution Bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices Rohinton Nariman, DY Chandrachud, AM Khanwilkar and Indu Malhotra, read down Section 377 to exclude consensual acts

In 2009, the Delhi HC had read down Section 377 to exclude consensual acts in Naz Foundation case. But in 2013, the SC had reversed the Delhi HC judgment and upheld Section 377

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“I am what I am. So take me as I am. No one can escape from their individuality,” says CJI Dipak Misra

The Constitution Bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices Rohinton Nariman, DY Chandrachud, AM Khanwilkar and Indu Malhotra, read down Section 377 to exclude consensual acts

In 2009, the Delhi HC had read down Section 377 to exclude consensual acts in Naz Foundation case. But in 2013, the SC had reversed the Delhi HC judgment and upheld Section 377