Same Sex Marriage: A Taboo in Indian Society

  • Mishka Paswan and Jivitesh Sisodia
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  • Mishka Paswan

    Student at Amity University Patna, India.

  • Jivitesh Sisodia

    Student at Amity University Patna, India.

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Same coitus marriage in Indian society “homosexuality has an ancient history in India. Ancient textbooks like Rigveda which dates back around 1500 BC, and puppets and vestiges depict sexual acts between women as exposures to a womanlike world where fornication was grounded on pleasure and fertility. Homosexuals are just like the rest of us. According to certain studies, roughly 5- 10 of the population is gay. You may calculate and check what India's figure is. Why is it that our society is still unintentional to admit the reality of homosexuality, despite its long roots? What are the reasons behind the fall of LGBTQ people in Indian society? Although our Hon’ble Supreme Court has given some judgement in support of LGBTQ, On September 6, 2018, a five-judge indigenous bench of the Supreme Court of India struck down vittles of a 162- time-old social enactment( Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860) that criminalised private and consensual same- coitus exertion between grown-ups in Navtej Singh Joharvs. Union of India, one of the judges, remarked, “Sexual exposure of a person is an essential trait of sequestration. I am reminded of a story about a washerman and his jackass while talking about legitimizing same-coitus marriage. With a hefty weight of garments on his reverse, the jackass refused to go from his house to the pond. A carrot was nailed to a stick tied in front of the beast's mouth by the washer man. The jackass kept going to catch the precious vegetable- the burro continues, and the carrot remains unobtainable. In the world of law, this demonstrates how some laws, like the proverbial burro, relentlessly seek the carrot of the moral ideal.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 4, Page 349 - 362


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