India reinstates law prohibiting homosexuality and World Map


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An updated map or laws banning homosexuality or allowing gay marriage. India just added itself. (Max Fisher/Washington Post)

An updated map of laws banning homosexuality or allowing gay marriage. India just added itself. (Max Fisher/The Washington Post)

India’s Supreme Court has reinstated a colonial-era law criminalizing same-sex acts, once again making it illegal to have consensual same-sex relations in India. A lower court had ruled the law unconstitutional in 2009, but the country’s highest court overruled it Wednesday.

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