These 6 activists are risking all to fight Section 377
The SC today began hearing a batch of petitions challenging Section 377 and demanding the recognition and dignity for gay people.
Leading this fight are 35 individuals, including reputed activists, journalists, chefs and more.
Many of them, especially the five original petitioners, risked persecution by coming forward.
They faced problems due to their orientation too, but that didn’t stop them from making a mark.
Ritu Dalmia: ‘It’s a long journey, but there’s light at the end’
Chef Ritu Dalmia’s career took off after one failed restaurant, when she opened an Italian eatery in Delhi’s GK-2 in 2000. She has never looked back.