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Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Video: 365 without 377



Imposed under the British colonial rule in 1860, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code criminalised any sexual acts between consenting adults of the same sex, stigmatizing them as 'against the order of nature'. On 2 July 2009 the Delhi High Court passed a landmark judgment scrapping this clause, thus fulfilling the most basic demand of the Indian LGBTQ community, which had been fighting this law for the past 10 years.

Three characters, Beena, Pallav and Abheena travel through the city of Bombay heading to the celebrations for the first anniversary of the historic verdict. '365 without 377' is the story of their journey towards freedom.

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