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A giant step backward: Fellows Friday with Nitin Rao, who speaks out on India’s recriminalizing of homosexualityA giant step backward: Fellows Friday with Nitin Rao, who speaks out on India’s recriminalizing of homosexuality

Posted By Karen Eng

In a major setback last week for the LGBT community, an Indian Supreme Court ruling upheld Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code — a 153-year-old law criminalizing gay sex. This act overturned a 2009 Delhi High Court ruling that this should not apply to consensual acts and, essentially, recriminalized homosexuality. While the Indian government […]