demigray: bi-trans-alliance: India declares freedom of sexual…

demigray:

bi-trans-alliance:

India declares freedom of sexual orientation a fundamental right

“India’s Supreme Court has issued a historic ruling confirming the right of the country’s LGBT people to express their sexuality without discrimination.

Judges ruled that sexual orientation is covered under clauses in the Indian Constitution that relate to liberty, despite the Government claiming there was no legal right to privacy.

The ruling paves the way for discriminatory practices against LGBT people to be challenged in the courts.”

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This is such a huge deal! It affects 1.3 billion people.