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How LGBT Literature in India Has Fared Since Homosexuality Became Lawful

India’s queer communities are hoping more representation in the canon will be readily available and accepted

Illustrations: Osheen Siva

InIn September 2018, India’s LGBTQ movement secured a major victory. The Indian Supreme Court revoked Section 377, a colonial-era law dating back to 1860 that…

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Ruchi Kumar

Ruchi Kumar

Writer. Journalist. Humanist. Based in #Afghanistan. Words @ForeignPolicy @Guardian @AJEnglish @WashingtonPost @Vice Earlier: Web producer @dna @TimesofIndia

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