Kerala High Court directs National Medical Commission to review Queerphobic MBBS texts

The Court remarked orally that it was "a serious issue" and directed the concerned authorities to take immediate action.
Kerala HC, Pride Flag
Kerala HC, Pride Flag

On third anniversary of the landmark ruling of the Supreme Court decriminalising consensual homosexual acts, the Kerala High Court has directed the National Medical Commission and the Undergraduate Medical Education Board to expeditiously take action to address the use of outdated, inhuman and discriminatory language and concepts used in MBBS textbooks while referring to the LGBTQIA+ community. (Queerythm and Anr. v. National Medical Commission and Ors.)

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