#LGBT

LGBT COMMUNITY

BY: VAIBHAVI MENON LGBT or GLBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism LGB, which began to replace the term gay in reference to the broader LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s. The first widely used term, homosexual, now carries negative connotations in the United States. It was […]

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Basic LGBTQ+ Terms That You Should Know

Recognising the singularity within the LGBTQ+ community is of extreme importance. Many fail to understand the difference and club them all together, thus, their identities should be properly understood and respected by society. They have been discriminated against, labelled as a disease, disrespected and their acts criminalised by law. Understanding, […]

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Section 377

Section 377 of Indian penal code criminalizes homosexuality and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nation with any man; woman or animal shall be punished with imprisonment for life. However, the Supreme Court on 6 September, 2018, decriminalized the section 377 of IPC. The sc said […]

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Acceptance

I’m gay. I’ve wanted to tell you for a long time. I thought doing it this way would be a piece of cake. I hope you still love me. I […]

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