LGBTQI – It’s not against my culture !!

LGBTQI – It’s not against my culture !!

For those of you who are not aware of it – the decision to repeal sec 377 of the Indian Constitution ( which criminalizes homosexual acts)  is under appeal at the Supreme Court of India. The major argument given is that homosexuality is a western import and not a part of “Indian Culture” so we are now seeing self appointed guardians of our “culture” coming from all major religions take a stance against equality.  

Well, Guess what … It seems ( and this is NOT news to anyone who actually has read these texts ) that ancient Indian texts dating back to the 3000 BC by some estimates not only document the existence of LGBTQI community but also show them as an integral part of society . Here, I found a wonderfully written article on the subject ……