The Homosexual Rights: Sexuality And Gay Rights

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Lacking precise definition, Section 377 became subject to varied judicial interpretation over the years. Though ostensibly applicable to heterosexuals and homosexuals, Section 377 acted as a complete prohibition on the penetrative sexual acts engaged in by homosexual men, thereby criminalising their sexual expression and identity. Besides, the society too identified the proscribed acts with the homosexual men, and the criminalization had a severe impact on their dignity and self-worth. After the supreme courts verdict against the gay rights, it has given rise to a rage among the public. Personally I am against the verdict of the Supreme Court. One simply cannot announce a person criminal because of his sexuality. Being in a democratic nation a person should be allowed to decide upon his sexuality. One can simply cannot disown someone based upon his or her sexuality. Laws are made for the society not against the society. Nobody chooses to be a homosexual. Why would someone choose an identity, which lead them to be disparaged from the society and rejected by their families. Being gay is not a choice, it is something which just occurs to them. Even if being a homosexual is a choice it should not matter because it is an independent choice and you cannot tell a person whom to love. Sexual orientation is something that cannot be defined based on the person’s gender. “Sexuality and gender are commonly thought of as natural and eternal qualities of human individuals-what we call

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