Sunshine through the Rain: New Hope for Decriminalization of Gay Sex in India?

Publication Year:
2018

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DOI:
10.17176/20180124-141729
Author(s):
Manoharan, Govind
Publisher(s):
Fachinformationsdienst für internationale und interdisziplinäre Rechtsforschung
blog summary

Gay sex is still a criminal act according to the Indian Penal Act. In 2013, the Supreme Court had quashed a judgment by a Delhi Court to decriminalise consensual gay sex. Now, there are signs that the Supreme Court might reconsider.