Breaking News: In a groundbreaking victory for gay rights, India’s Supreme Court just struck down one of the world’s oldest laws criminalizing consensual gay sex
India’s Supreme Court dismantles a law against gay sex that for years was used as cover to blackmail, abuse and rape gay Indians who feared prosecution
This is a huge moment for gay rights in India. A big congratulations to the many activists I’ve known who have fought for two decades for this day. India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law Against Gay Sex via
Gay people hugged, danced, kissed and closed their eyes and cried on the steps of the high court in Bangalore. In Mumbai, human rights activists unleashed a blizzard of confetti on themselves.
India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law Against Gay Sex
The SC of India decriminalises homosexual intercourse, holding that Sec 377 is irrational and indefensible and that no one can escape their individuality.
Congrats to , the other advocates, and, of course, the people of India on this historic day.
Happy news that isn’t fake.
India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law Against Gay Sex
Indian Supreme Court seemed to be moved by gay plaintiffs who testified about harassment, blackmail, abuse and persecution.
So proud of India today for the SC ruling on Section377. It had no place in the modern society and this was way too long overdue. We will look back on this and ask why it took so long to get here.
India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Law Against Gay Sex
India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Ban on Gay Sex "India’s Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down one of the world’s oldest bans on consensual gay sex" #LGBTQ #equality
"History owes an apology to members of the community for the delay in ensuring their rights" Justice Malhotra of India's Supreme Court. Powerful Stuff! #Section377
Fully 18 percent of the #LGBTQ people on the planet can now legally engage in consensual sex. This ruling is far more significant and far-reaching than most North Americans will recognize. #LGBT #India #safety #respect
India Gay Sex Ban Is Struck Down. ‘Indefensible,’ Court Says.
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Important advance for secularism and individual rights
India Strikes Down Colonial-Era Ban on Gay Sex "India’s Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down one of the world’s oldest bans on consensual gay sex" #LGBTQ #equality