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INDIA

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Only in some areas

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Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Traveled to INDIA? Did you feel comfortable as a trans person while there?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I did not feel comfortable at all

I did not feel comfortable at all (60%) I felt comfortable at the hotel, but nowhere else (20%) Only immigration authorities made me uncomfortable (0 %) I had no problems as a trans person (20%)

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This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in INDIA...
riyalyne saikia (user currently living in INDIA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex readers on 14/06/2014
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in 2009 homosexuality was decriminalized by the High court. but on 11-12-13 it was again criminalized by Supreme Court. Welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict holding consensual sex between adults of the same gender an offence, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday said homosexuality is just a bad addiction and added that yoga can cure it.

"Homosexuality is not genetic. If our parents were homosexuals, then we would not have been born. So it's unnatural," Ramdev told media here.

He further invited the gay community to his yoga ashram, saying, "I guarantee to cure them of homosexuality."

"I invite the gay community to my yoga ashram and I guarantee to cure them of homosexuality.

He also questioned the contribution of the gay community in streams like science and economics and also said that he would pray that all the journalists present at the press conference would not 'turn' into homosexuals.
I want to change this. but i am just a 16 years old. i need help of ilga to help me . i am just 16 but i can fight them but i need a lil support from ilga to promote my ideology.
this is my website http://thewingsofculture.webs.com/making-377-a-history
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riyalyne saikia (user currently living in INDIA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex readers on 14/06/2014
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in 2009 homosexuality was decriminalized by the High court. but on 11-12-13 it was again criminalized by Supreme Court. Welcoming the Supreme Court's verdict holding consensual sex between adults of the same gender an offence, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday said homosexuality is just a bad addiction and added that yoga can cure it.

"Homosexuality is not genetic. If our parents were homosexuals, then we would not have been born. So it's unnatural," Ramdev told media here.

He further invited the gay community to his yoga ashram, saying, "I guarantee to cure them of homosexuality."

"I invite the gay community to my yoga ashram and I guarantee to cure them of homosexuality.

He also questioned the contribution of the gay community in streams like science and economics and also said that he would pray that all the journalists present at the press conference would not 'turn' into homosexuals.
I want to change this. but i am just a 16 years old. i need help of ilga to help me . i am just 16 but i can fight them but i need a lil support from ilga to promote my ideology.
this is my website http://thewingsofculture.webs.com/making-377-a-history
add response to story
add response to story
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