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Love Wins: SC Overturns Colonial-era Ban on Gay Sex

Sep 06, 2018 09:14 PM IST India India
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The Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped a colonial-era ban on gay sex in a landmark judgment that sparked celebrations among LGBTQ activists who welcomed it as a harbinger of a more inclusive India. The five-judge bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was unanimous in overturning the ban, saying members of the LGBTQ community were targeted and exploited due to the section.

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