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Indian Capital Hosts Its First Queer Literature Festival

The Indian capital hosted its first queer literature festival nearly a year and a half after a law banning homosexuality was scrapped in the country. (Anjana Pasricha/VOA)

Marketing consultant Bhuwan Kathuria was among those who had flashed victory signs outside the Supreme Court in September last year when homosexuality was legalized in India. But along with the celebrations came the sobering realization that creating safe and liberal spaces for the community would not be easy in a country where the 157-year-old ban on gay sex had forced many to live in the shadows.

The Indian capital hosted its first queer literature festival nearly a year and a half after a law banning homosexuality was scrapped in the country. (Anjana Pasricha/VOA)

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Source:: VOANews.Com