Sex is India's Last Colonial Burden

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Sex is India's Last Colonial Burden

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Sex is India’s Last Colonial Burden

India's Supreme Court is finally ditching antiquated laws on gay sex.

By Ira Trivedi |
Indian gay rights activists belonging to the Karnataka Sexual Minorities Forum (KSMF) pose affectionately during a protest to demand the repeal of colonial-era laws on gay sex in Bangalore on July 2, 2014. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images) Indian gay rights activists belonging to the Karnataka Sexual Minorities Forum (KSMF) pose affectionately during a protest to demand the repeal of colonial-era laws on gay sex in Bangalore on July 2, 2014. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Ira Trivedi is the author of nine books, including India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century.

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