‘Does the U.S. Supreme Court Judgement Legalising Same Sex Marriages Matter to India?’

By Hita M. Agarwal, WBNUJS, Kolkata.

If you are one of the 1.5 billion Facebook users over the world, you could not have possibly missed out on vibgyor marked profile pictures over the course of last week.

For the uninitiated, the facebook.com/celebratepride filter marked the Obergefell v. Hodges judgement, which legalised same-sex marriage in all fifty states of the United States of America. The judgement overturned the ruling in Baker v. Nelson, which was decided in 1972. (more…)