Marriage does not shackle a woman’s sexual freedom & choice – Justice Chandrachud

The sexual choices that a person makes is part of that person’s expression, and the constitution does not allow anyone to “shackle the sexual freedom” of another just because he or she entered into a marriage, Justice Dhananjay Chandrachud said today in his 77-judgment in the ‘Section 497’ case. The order also linked a person’s […]

No problem with homosexuality, oral sex – Center to Supreme Court on Section 377

The Union of India has submitted its affidavit before the Supreme Court on the controversial ‘unnatural sex’ law or Section 377. In the affidavit, the government has refused to either oppose or recommend the scrapping of the section that criminalizes all kinds of ‘unnatural’ sexual acts. It said it is leaving it ‘to the wisdom […]