Gay Is OKAY: India Celebrates Gay Sex

Published September 8th, 2018 - 07:15 GMT

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September 6, 2018, will go down in history. The Supreme Court of India just delivered a historic verdict by decriminalizing Section 377.

Being gay in India is no longer a crime!

All five judges signed the verdict - Homosexuality gets legal approval and recognition.

A great victory for individual freedom and human rights in India. It was a joyous moment for the LGBT community, activists and whole of India. Everyone from Bollywood celebrities to politicians and others started sharing their joy on social media. Continue reading below »

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. 
MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP
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Image 2 of 10:  2 / 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

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An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. 
ARUN SANKAR / AFP
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Image 3 of 10:  3 / 10An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. ARUN SANKAR / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
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Image 4 of 10:  4 / 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

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An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
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Image 5 of 10:  5 / 10An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018.
INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
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Image 6 of 10:  6 / 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

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Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
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Image 7 of 10:  7 / 10Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
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Image 8 of 10:  8 / 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

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In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. 
Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP
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Image 9 of 10:  9 / 10In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
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Image 10 of 10:  10 / 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

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India celebrates gay sex ruling (Twitter)

Image 1 of 10India celebrates gay sex ruling (Twitter)

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. 
MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

Image 2 of 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

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An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. 
ARUN SANKAR / AFP

Image 3 of 10An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. ARUN SANKAR / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

Image 4 of 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

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An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

Image 5 of 10An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018.
INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

Image 6 of 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

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Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

Image 7 of 10Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

Image 8 of 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

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In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. 
Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP

Image 9 of 10In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP

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Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

Image 10 of 10Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

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