"Please do not say anything which can be construed as affecting civil rights, inheritance, marriage rights etc", ASG Mehta requests SC.
Section 377 is arbitrary and unconstitutional
I will answer the question of Justice Nariman on proportionality", Menaka Guruswamy.
Guruswamy says their prayer is limited to consensual sex between adults and not about incest etc.
"Articles 15 and 16 are the teeth of equality protection envisaged by Constitution."
It is a violation of Article 15 because the discrimination revolves around the sex of the partner", Menaka Guruswamy.
A lot of gay men suffer from extortion, blackmailing especially in cases where people use dating apps, says Grover. We have dealt with huge number of such cases.
Kothari takes the case of her client who is born a male but identifies herself as female.