Some of the world’s best-known faces are openly gay. By choosing to liberate themselves, they also set an example both within their communities and around the world. But India still has a long way to go.
A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court last September unanimously decriminalised part section 377 of the IPC which criminalises consensual unnatural sex, saying it violated the rights to equality.
Just because the law is gone doesn't mean that all is hunky dory. A friend once told me that when one is cynical, it means that they are hopeful for an even better future. That's why I was cynical yesterday and still cynical today.