Delhi High Court Decision on Gay Rights
July 02, 2009 at 12:20 PM
Today’s decision of the Delhi High Court in Naz Foundation vs. Government of NCT of Delhi and Others (CW-7455/2001) is available on the court’s website. The court ruled that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code banning gay sex is a violation of Articles 14, 15, and 21 of India’s Constitution.
The ban had been in effect since 1861. An article in today’s New York Times provides additional details, Indian Court Overturns Gay Sex Ban.