Nitin Rao on India's Wrong Moves Against Gay Rights

Gay rights in IndiaMy father
asked me,”Could you wait until we die? Think about us,” writes TED
fellow, Nitin Rao. His deep fear was that Rao would publicly
identify as an Indian man who is attracted to other men. After
years of working to explain to his family that being gay is not a
medical problem, and that they could not ask him to put their pride
above his individual rights to love a person of my choice, December
2013 brought a major setback. On Wednesday, December 11, 2013,
India’s Supreme Court set aside a highly lauded 2009 Delhi High
Court ruling decriminalizing private sexual acts between consenting

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