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Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at a protest in New Delhi . On Friday, six new petitioners came before the Supreme Court to argue that Section 377, which effectively criminalises same sex relationships between adults regardless of consent, violates their fundamental right to equality, non discrimination and personal liberty.(AFP)

While public opinion matters, individual rights matter more

UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 12:52 PM IST
A new survey offers interesting insight into the question on acceptance of sexual relationships between two men or two women. Also, individuals are now ready to stand up before the courts for their rights even in the absence of unconditional social support.
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