When India's Supreme Court ruled Sept. That really puts me off," he says. Inthe Hindu Council UK became one of the first major religious organisations to support LGBT rights when they issued a statement "Hinduism does not condemn homosexuality". Gay International contest said that he was apprehensive about returning to India. Mumbai held its pride march on 16 Augustwith Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley flagged off the festivities. The judgement noted, "Discrimination against an individual on the basis of sexual orientation is deeply offensive to the dignity and self-worth of the individual. Social issues in India.
Research shows that males who have sex with other males have a higher rate of HIV infection.
Homosexuality in India
On 2 Julyin Naz Foundation v. Section of the Indian Penal Code, a British colonial-era law, banned sexual acts that were "against the order of nature. Govt to legislate against criminalising homosexuality? Rajasthan witnessed its first pride event on 1 Marchwhen a pride walk was held in Jaipur. Whether to call homosexuality a crime and treat it as one in this day and age is questionable. Retrieved 6 September On 6 Septemberconsensual gay sex was legalised by India's Supreme Court.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Various Hindu organisations, based in India and abroad have supported decriminalisation of homosexual behaviours. We are regressing, going back to when we were almost like animals. When India's Supreme Court ruled Sept. The objective of the organisation in to highlight 20 different types of Genders.