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One year of Section 377 verdict: A timeline of India's fight against the colonial-era law

Updated : September 06, 2019 02:18 PM IST

Last year, on September 6, Supreme Court, in a historic move for the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) community in India, struck down Section 377.
In a socially conservative India, gay sex was considered a taboo by several and was punishable by up to 10 years in jail.
The LGBTQ community, activists, lawyers and others across India welcomed the move that came after consistent efforts for years.
One year of Section 377 verdict: A timeline of India's fight against the colonial-era law

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