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Gay sex no longer a crime in India Supreme Court on Section 377

Supreme Court ordered Gay sex among consenting adults is not an offence, the five judges of the top court ruled that the section failed to make a distinction between consensual and non-consensual acts. Delhi high court had decriminalised consensual gay sex in 2009 but the top court had cancelled the order four years later, It had become a weapon for the harassment for LGBT and subject them to discrimination,” Chief Justice Misra said. During the court hearings, the NDA government had chosen not to take a stand in the matter

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September 06 2018
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