Reading Down 377 – Securing the Right to Love
A number of countries have laws that make homosexuality illegal. Sodomy offences promote violence and allow for blackmail and abuse, often destroying people’s lives. Criminalisation makes it difficult for HIV services to reach men who have sex with men (MSM) or involve them in health promotion. This video explains the story of why and how activists lobbied to get the law banning homosexuality in India – Section 377 – overturned.