Today as I entered my home, mom and dad gave me a tight hug and said, in their happiest voices, “Congratulations son! Now it's legal.”
A judgement or a new law is a good thing, but it's only the start to the real struggle.
This judgement has struck down the law, but hasn't guaranteed social acceptance for queer folks. There is still a lot to learn and unlearn.
Artists are fighting stereotypes and discrimination, and tying to change public views in the way they best know how – through their art.
The scrapping of Section 377 will hopefully enable Indians in smaller cities to shed the burden of societal stigma a little faster.
What happens when lovers are split apart by Section 377?
It is something of an achievement to receive justice in our country.