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While speaking to Telegraph, Party Chief Rajnath Singh said:
We will state that we support Section 377 because we believe that homosexuality is an unnatural act and cannot be supported.
Supreme Court upholds law criminalising gay sex, setting aside lower court decision legalising homosexuality.Extract:
On the same shelf:Gay activists reacted with dismay and anger at the apex court verdict. Anand Grover, the counsel for Naz Foundation which was the original petitioner in the high court, was quoted as saying they were disappointed with the verdict. Stating it was not correct in law, he said they would appeal for a review of the judgment.Popular historian Ramachandra Guha tweeted that the verdict was a step backward towards "barbarism and medievalism".
- Rome: Sex & Freedom, by Peter Brown, Review in NYTimes. From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity (Revealing Antiquity) Kyle Harper, Harvard University Press, 304 pp., $33.95