Indian petitioners and LGBT activists Romel Barel, left, Krishna Reddy, centre, and Anwesh Pokkuluri talk to the media after a hearing at the Supreme Court in New Delhi. Photo: EPA
Shashi Tharoor
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On Reflection by Shashi Tharoor

For LGBT Indians, time to right a British-era wrong

The prejudice against homosexuality is a legacy of colonial rule, yet its bigotry has been thoroughly internalised in India

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Indian petitioners and LGBT activists Romel Barel, left, Krishna Reddy, centre, and Anwesh Pokkuluri talk to the media after a hearing at the Supreme Court in New Delhi. Photo: EPA
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