LGBT INDIA – NEWS


India just made it a crime to be gay – again. Four years after its anti-gay law was suspended, the Supreme Court has turned back the clock. Every lesbian, gay, bi and trans person in India is now in danger of jail, blackmail or worse.

The long fight by dedicated Indian activists will go on. It’s a frightening moment for people in India, including Indian All Out members. But days like this are for standing together, and there’s strength and hope in numbers.

Will you sign a message of hope and love? All the names will be sent to LGBT groups across India. Anyone reading the messages will know – none of us stand alone.

Sign here:
https://www.allout.org/india

India is home to 17% of the world’s population, so huge numbers of people – millions – just had their rights stripped away. At protests across India, there’s been a message of hope and defiance: Ladenge, Jeetenge. It means ‘we will fight, we will win’.

There have been years of dedicated work by Indian groups, battling through India’s legal system, but this fight still has a long way to go. It could be appealed through the courts, or the parliament could choose to repeal the anti-gay law altogether.

The path forward isn’t certain. And in times of uncertainty, massive demonstrations of support and friendship can bring new strength and the courage to carry on. For example, lots of Russian All Out members facing a new anti-gay law say that messages of love and hope from around the world help keep them going.

It’s quick and easy to add yourname, and you can add your own message if you like:
https://www.allout.org/india

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About neverblendin

David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (www.pacificinstitute.co.uk), personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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