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Section 377, or India’s anti-sodomy law, as Shakespearean comedy.

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    Nepali woman, 06 February 2016

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    rosi, 05 February 2016

    Hi Anjana,
    very well written article .
    Last pic in easle was of our wedding.
    Glad it came to some use .
    Rosi Greene

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