The PM said when it comes to matters relating to LGBT and homosexuality, Singapore takes the middle ground, meaning it is not as open as places like San Francisco nor is it as strict as the Middle East
The group behind the latest attempt to repeal Section 377A has urged the public to contact their MPs, marking the first time the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movement has asked its supporters to engage with politicians on a large scale.
Parties involved in a court case seeking to decriminalize gay sex in Kenya will be allowed to make submissions based on a recent decision by India’s top court to overturn a ban on gay sex, a Kenyan court said on Thursday.
“There is no established human right to “sexual orientation” at international law — it is a contested proposition.”
A legislation criminalizing sex between mutually consenting adult men in Singapore has sparked renewed calls for reform after the Supreme Court of India’s decision to repeal highly controversial section from the Indian Penal Code on September 6.
As someone who has first-hand experience on this, I would like to illustrate how Section 377A of the Penal Code has been an obstacle to early HIV testing and infection control.
In her petition, the woman alleged that her partner Aruna was in the illegal custody of her parents.
Human rights group MARUAH on Monday (Sep 24) urged the Government to repeal Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises sex between men.
Veteran diplomat Tommy Koh called again for the repeal of Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises gay sex, in an opinion piece published by The Straits Times on Monday (Sep 24).
While trial dates for the constitutional challenge mounted by a disc jockey against the law which criminalises sex between two men have not been fixed, the High Court has set out a deadline for when he needs to file his evidence.
More than a decade after a bruising and fractious debate that ended in a stalemate, the powder keg that is Section 377A of the Penal Code has been reignited, following a decision by India’s Supreme Court to strike down a law criminalising sex between men.
Advocacy group Action for Aids (AFA) has lent its voice to the heated debate over a law here that criminalises sex between men, saying its repeal will significantly strengthen programmes to control the spread of HIV