Rallying against violence, discrimination, abuse

The December 11 verdict has made our already vulnerable community even more vulnerable to violence at the hands of police. I was threatened and assaulted so badly for being gay that I have lost the ability to hear from my right ear,” said one of the members of the LGBT (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender) during a conference on increase in violence and discrimination cases against sexual minorities since the Section 377 verdict in 2013. Notably, the Apex Court refused to review Section 377 of IPC which upholds criminalisation of homosexuality.

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