While homosexual intercourse was not sanctioned, it was treated as a very minor offence, and several kinds of heterosexual intercourse were punished more severely. BBC News. Guardian Media Group. Hijras, a south Asian term for a group that includes transgender women, served as guards for the harems of Mughal kings. Goa Fire Dostana. LGBT history of India.
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Indian gay men's wives 'trapped' in marriage Many stay married to gay men out of family pressure in a country where homosexuality is stigmatised and criminalised. Religious leaders come out in support of Section ". Francis Xavier National School, Blanchardstown. This page was last edited on 16 Juneat
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