Love Laws

Last updated on Apr 14, 2022

Young people in India have many questions about their rights in the social context of love, relationships and marriage and where they stand in relation to social norms. Check out our video explainers to learn more about how the law protects your rights to love the person of your choice.

Love Laws and the Rights of LGBTQ+ Persons

Navtej Singh Johar vs. Union of India was one of the most widely discussed cases since 2018, and rightly so, for it overturned an archaic provision from India’s penal law and granted the LGBTQ+ community equal rights and protection under law. But what are the implications of this judgement? What are the rights that members of the LGBTQ+ community received after the judgment? Can same-sex couples now marry under Indian law? What is the legal recourse available to a person when they face discrimination and violence on the basis of their gender identity or sexual orientation? Watch this video to find out.

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