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India legalises gay sex

An activist of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, in Bengaluru, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

An activist of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, in Bengaluru, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N....more

An activist of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, in Bengaluru, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
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People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of  Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Badges against the Section 377 law of the Indian Penal Code are pictured on a table at the entrance of an NGO, in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Badges against the Section 377 law of the Indian Penal Code are pictured on a table at the entrance of an NGO, in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Badges against the Section 377 law of the Indian Penal Code are pictured on a table at the entrance of an NGO, in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of  Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of  Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People belonging to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict decriminalizing gay sex and revoking of Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Anwesh Pokkuluri, Romel Barel and Krishna Reddy M, petitioners challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises homosexuality, pose outside the premises of the Supreme Court in New Delhi, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Anwesh Pokkuluri, Romel Barel and Krishna Reddy M, petitioners challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises homosexuality, pose outside the premises of the Supreme Court in New Delhi, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Anwesh Pokkuluri, Romel Barel and Krishna Reddy M, petitioners challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises homosexuality, pose outside the premises of the Supreme Court in New Delhi, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the archaic Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the archaic Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018....more

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the archaic Section 377 law, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community hold hands as they wait for the Supreme Court's verdict on decriminalizing gay sex, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community hold hands as they wait for the Supreme Court's verdict on decriminalizing gay sex, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community hold hands as they wait for the Supreme Court's verdict on decriminalizing gay sex, at an NGO in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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People celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, inside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, inside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, inside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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People celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, inside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, inside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

People celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, inside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer
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A supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community holds a rainbow flag as he celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community holds a rainbow flag as he celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India,...more

A supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community holds a rainbow flag as he celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018....more

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018....more

Supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community celebrate after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community holds a placard as he celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community holds a placard as he celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September...more

A supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community holds a placard as he celebrates after the Supreme Court's verdict of decriminalizing gay sex and revocation of the Section 377 law, during a march in Mumbai, India, September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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