Facebook users ‘go gay’ in solidarity with LGBT Indians

An image posted by Godawari Singh on Facebook.

An image posted by Godawari Singh on Facebook.

BY JAMES NICHOLS
Huffington Post Gay Voices

Last week, India reinforced its institutionalized discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals when the country’s Supreme Court upheld a colonial-era law, previously struck down by the High Court in 2009, that criminalizes homosexuality.

In response, LGBT Indians and their allies are protesting the court’s decision and expressing support for the community. Through a Facebook group called “Gay for a day!” users are changing their profile pictures “to one in which you are kissing someone from your gender in protest of the Supreme Court of India’s ruling that criminalizes homosexuality.”

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