Gay Is OKAY: India Celebrates Gay Sex

Published September 8th, 2018 - 07:15 GMT

September 6, 2018, will go down in history. The Supreme Court of India just delivered a historic verdict by decriminalizing Section 377.

Being gay in India is no longer a crime!

All five judges signed the verdict - Homosexuality gets legal approval and recognition.

A great victory for individual freedom and human rights in India. It was a joyous moment for the LGBT community, activists and whole of India. Everyone from Bollywood celebrities to politicians and others started sharing their joy on social media.

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India celebrates gay sex ruling (Twitter)

India celebrates gay sex ruling (Twitter)

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. 
MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP

An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. 
ARUN SANKAR / AFP

An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. ARUN SANKAR / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018.
INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP

Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. 
Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP

In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

India celebrates gay sex ruling (Twitter)
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. 
MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP
An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. 
ARUN SANKAR / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018.
INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. 
Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
India celebrates gay sex ruling (Twitter)
India celebrates gay sex ruling (Twitter)
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. 
MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Bangalore on September 6, 2018. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP
An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. 
ARUN SANKAR / AFP
An Indian member and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community cries as she celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Chennai on September 6, 2018. ARUN SANKAR / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. 
Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
An Indian member and supporter of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrates the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Kolkata on September 6, 2018. Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018.
INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, in Mumbai on September 6, 2018. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP
Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
Indian members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community pose for a picture outside the Supreme Court after the decision to strike down the colonial-era ban on gay sex in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. 
Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP
In this photo taken on September 6, 2018 Indian revellers party at the 'Kitty Su' nightclub in the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi, as members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Indian Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex. Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. 
CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP
Indian members and supporters of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a colonial-era ban on gay sex, during heavy rainfall in New Delhi on September 6, 2018. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP

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