lead_largeIn India, homosexuality isn’t a foreign concept—it’s been referenced in ancient religious texts and decades-old literature. Still, it was re-criminalized last year: The Indian Indian Supreme Court reversed a 2009 lower court verdict, which had declared a roughly 150-year-old British law banning gay sex unconstitutional. Activists have since sought legal remedies, but it’s unclear when their efforts will bear fruit (especially under a government with an ambivalent stance on the issue). READ FULL

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