Sexual Orientation

Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

Marriage For All: Same-Sex Marriage in Japan

Image description: The exterior of the Supreme Court of Japan. Japanese law neither recognises marriage between ...
Welfare as a Human Right: An Intersectional Approach to Trans Rights in India

Welfare as a Human Right: An Intersectional Approach to Trans Rights in India

Image description: Protesters protesting the Transgender Bill in India in 2018.  Judicial intervention has ...
New Frontiers of LGBTQ+ Liberation

New Frontiers of LGBTQ+ Liberation

Image description: A person standing in the middle of a street waving a rainbow flag. The sky is bright blue and ...
One Step Forward: Securing Parental Rights for LGBTQ+ Couples in Hong Kong

One Step Forward: Securing Parental Rights for LGBTQ+ Couples in Hong Kong

Image description: Two persons, one of whom is a child, standing amongst a crowd and waving rainbow ...
Delhi High Court Hears Petitions on Legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage in India

Delhi High Court Hears Petitions on Legalisation of Same-Sex Marriage in India

Image description: Wrapped in a gay flag at the Pride Parade, New Delhi. In Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India ...
The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

Image description: A person holding a poster saying 'protect LGBTQ workers now'. In 2018, the Supreme Court of ...
ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

Image description: Several people gathered on either side of a Pride (rainbow) flag. First approved by the ...
Lee v UK: Exhausting Domestic Remedies

Lee v UK: Exhausting Domestic Remedies

Today a chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) handed down its decision in Lee v UK, declaring ...
Freedom! ’21: Latest Developments in Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan

Freedom! ’21: Latest Developments in Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan

In Taiwan, same-sex marriage has been recognized since 24 May 2019 pursuant to the Act for Implementation of ...
Banning Conversion Therapy in India: The Do’s and Don’ts

Banning Conversion Therapy in India: The Do’s and Don’ts

Conversion therapy (‘CT’) is practiced to change the sexual orientation of an individual, in order to ensure that ...
Equal Marriage – Unequal Parenthood

Equal Marriage – Unequal Parenthood

In 2017, same-sex couples in Germany were granted the right to marry. While the legislator’s decision was ...
The Federal Court of Malaysia held state Syariah law criminalising ‘unnatural sex’ void and unconstitutional

The Federal Court of Malaysia held state Syariah law criminalising ‘unnatural sex’ void and unconstitutional

On 25 February 2021, the Federal Court of Malaysia delivered a landmark judgment, declaring that Section 28 of the ...

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