2015-12-31

India politician launches petition to end anti-gay law

An Indian politician has launched a Change.org petition to end his country’s anti-gay law. Shashi Tharoor, an MP for the opposition Indian National Congress party, introduced a private members bill to repeal the statute that criminalizes gay sex earlier this month. But the lower house of India’s parliament voted 71-24 against it. ‘The Indian government is reluctant