Section 377 is one of many laws that makes potential criminals of ordinary citizens. Proof from the past year
Nagma sits with feline grace on the edge of her black sofa in her one-room-kitchen home in Mumbra, a far-flung, underdeveloped suburb of Mumbai, home to a large Muslim population. She is getting late—her friends have planned a party at midnight to ring in her 26th birthday. But she’s in no hurry when she speaks.