He did not return to India and reportedly sought asylum in the United States. The Delhi high court ruled against the ban in but was that overturned four years later by the supreme court. I wonder how a community that romanticises love on-screen can be so dour about it in real life; horoscopes, biodatas, even castes are considered when selecting a mate. They can feel attraction for a friend or any individual of the same or opposite sex. Cases filed in and bounced back and forth for years between courts reluctant to rule on the issue. And peace and order is always restored.
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Campaigners celebrate as India decriminalises homosexuality
Gay pride parade obstructed by Turkish police. Cases filed in and bounced back and forth for years between courts reluctant to rule on the issue. Disgust and contempt have been central themes of section since its inception. India's top court agrees SectionVerdict pic. Campaigners in India pointed out that the law didn't only trap members of the LGBT community in the closet, it also invited other forms of discrimination, providing a cover for blackmail and harassment. Retrieved 2 January I imagine it would go something like this:.
People will not be seen as criminals anymore. I may never have abs, so I can only wonder what it would be like if Indian parents treated their gay kids like their straight ones, if they filled out online profiles and called up their friends, ushering them into a matchmaking rat race, just like everyone else. Whether to call homosexuality a crime and treat it as one in this day and age is questionable. Retrieved 18 September Views Read Edit View history.