Reimagining Matrimony: The Evolution and Perspectives of Same-Sex Unions in India

  • Priyanka,
  • Nikhil Bajpai and Dr. Y Gangi Reddy
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  • Priyanka

    Research Scholar at GDGU, Delhi NCR, India

  • Nikhil Bajpai

    Assistant Professor at ICFAI Law School, IFHE Hyderabad, India

  • Dr. Y Gangi Reddy

    Associate Professor at ICFAI Law School, IFHE Hyderabad, India

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Marriage, is the union of two individuals. In the majority of developed countries, the traditional definition of wedding as “a union between a man and a woman is increasingly giving way to the union of two people, regardless of gender.” Nonetheless, there is uncertainty in Indian law regarding the legality of same-sex unions and the implications and rights that would follow if they were approved. Since homosexuality is typically perceived as a Western phenomenon, it might be difficult to embrace on both a social and legal level. Since Supreme Court has already partly decriminalised section 377 the next approach appears to be to legalise same-sex unions. The researcher examines the Evolutionary journey of same-sex unions in the diverse landscape of India, exploring societal perspectives, and legal intricacies involved. Furthermore, the paper critically evaluates the legal frameworks governing same-sex unions in India, analysing the impact of key judicial pronouncements and legislative measures.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 3693 - 3704


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