Men celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a ban on gay sex, in Siliguri, West Bengal, on September 6, 2018. Picture: AFP Men celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a ban on gay sex, in Siliguri, West Bengal, on September 6, 2018. Picture: AFP
Men celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a ban on gay sex, in Siliguri, West Bengal, on September 6, 2018. Picture: AFP
LGBT

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Siddharth Dube’s memoir examines how homophobia became ingrained in India’s ruling class

  • In An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex, the writer lays bare the terror that dominates gay men’s lives in the country’s ‘homosocial’ society
  • Indian elites were groomed by the British to abhor homosexuality while the wider population accepts same-sex love

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Men celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a ban on gay sex, in Siliguri, West Bengal, on September 6, 2018. Picture: AFP Men celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a ban on gay sex, in Siliguri, West Bengal, on September 6, 2018. Picture: AFP
Men celebrate the Supreme Court decision to strike down a ban on gay sex, in Siliguri, West Bengal, on September 6, 2018. Picture: AFP
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