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Jul 2 2009 | No Comment
It’s Ok To Be Gay in India

The high courts in India have overturned an archaic British colonial law that made gay sex illegal in the country. Original Reuters article:
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian court Thursday ruled gay sex was not a crime, a verdict that will bolster demands by gay and health groups that the government scrap a British colonial law which bans homosexual sex.
In a country where public hugging and kissing even among heterosexuals invites lewd remarks and sometimes beatings, gay sex has been a taboo, leaving the government unsure how conservative Indians would …