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For LGBT Rights, 2018 Will Be the Year of the Courts

Expand The Indian Supreme Court building in New Delhi, India. On January 8, 2018, the Supreme Court announced that it would revisit section 377 of India's Penal Code, which criminalizes consensual same-sex conduct.  ©2010 Reuters/B Mathur After everything that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people experienced in 2017 — from roundups and torture in Chechnya to antigay witch hunts in Egypt and Indonesia, closure of queer-friendly health facilities in Tanzania, and a concerted effort by the Trump administration to roll back equal rights in the United States — it seemed only fair…

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