December 13, 2013
I Just Became an Outlaw in My Own Country
Tushar Malik, CNN
The Associated Press
On Tuesday, I was free. On Wednesday, I became a criminal. Tuesday, we mourned the loss of President Nelson Mandela -- a leader whose presidency saw the first constitutional prohibition on anti-gay discrimination. On Wednesday, the India Supreme Court denied my freedom as a gay man, upholding a nearly 153-year-old colonial law that could result in my own imprisonment.
TAGGED: India, Gay Rights