It’s legal to have same sex partner

The supreme court in a crucial judgement has declared that people can live with a partner of same sex. This would dilute section 377 of our constitution which declares such relations as illegal. The court has opined that neither the State nor one’s parents should influence an adult’s choice of a partner. It accepted that homo sexuality has something to do with the genes. However it did not clarify on the issues such as validity of same sex marriage, legal inheritance problems etc. This is said to be major break through for the LGBT community giving them a legal right to live in a relation of their choice. It’s interesting to note that it was the centre that supported the case and filed a review petition on section 377.