LGBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
In an affidavit, the central government said the notion of marriage itself necessarily and inevitably presupposes a union between two persons of the opposite sex.
Zahad, was born a woman and transformed into a man, and Ziya was born a man and changed into a woman.The couple is now awaiting for the birth of their first child. Zahad would be the first transman father in India through conception.
A bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices PS Narasimha and JB Pardiwala asked the Centre to file its joint reply to all the petitions on the issue by February 15 and directed that all the petitions will be listed in March.
Kollam T S Kumareshan (36) joined work as a post man in 2012. After a long fight to continue living as a woman in line with her inner identity, the Indian Postal Department stood by her to change the name and gender on her service records last November.