Increased LGBT rights in India prompt waves of change in Asia

Will other countries follow in the Indian Supreme Court’s footsteps? Last week, the Indian Supreme Court decriminalised gay sex, and ruled that gay citizens would be allowed all protections allowed by the constitution. This was a monumental occasion, following recent decisions in favour of gay rights in Bulgaria, Costa Rica and Belize. This was an unprecedented decision – marking the triumphant end to the decades-long struggle from LGBTQ activists all over India. Gay sex had