Dr. Geetika Sood, Harmanpreet Kaur Sahota
Abstract: This paper explores the analysis of Section 377. It explores how Section 377 has been read down and how it became the subject matter for debate. The paper starts with the brief introduction as what does Section 377 says about, to whom it deals with and who are the LGBTs and what does it means. The paper explores the history of emerging of Section 377 into the realm of the Court scenario. The intention of this paper is to find out that whether the decision of Supreme Court on decriminalising homosexuality is fair or not The paper informs an important cultural concern to think over debate on Section 377 and the cases related to it. The present paper looks into the minute details of homosexuality and morality from a contemporary individuals point of view. It analyses the positive as well as negative impact on the society.
Keywords: section 377 IPC, unnatural offence, consensual homosexuality