India’s Anti-LGBT law that was, and then it wasn’t, and then it was

Written by Kell Andersen

By Kell Andersen

India’s relationship with LGBT issues can – perhaps ironically – be summed up perfectly in just two words: it’s complicated.

Indeed, it would be easy to take one look at stories of the way LGBT people have been treated in India and assume that it’s a country with deeply entrenched anti-queer attitudes.

But as with so many aspects of Indian culture, the truth is much more complex than it first appears.


About The Author
Kell Andersen

Kell Andersen is a journalist and student with the University of Queensland. He is currently enrolled in a double degree of journalism and arts, majoring in philosophy. His interests range from gaming journalism, through to journalism which deals with marginalised people.