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Gay sex among consenting adults is legal: Delhi High Court

Gay sex among consenting adults is legal: Delhi High Court

n a historic judgment, the Delhi High Court on Thursday legalised gay sex among consenting adults. The amendment in Section 377 will decriminalise homosexuality, said the Delhi HC.
“We declare section 377 of IPC in so far as it criminalises consensual sexual acts of adults in private is violative of Articles 14, 21 and 15 of the Constitution,” a Bench comprising Chief Justice A. P. Shah and Justice S. Murlidhar said.

Gay rights activists across India have hailed the judgment.

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