Features Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 05:30
If you thought that the Supreme Court’s ruling that criminalised gay sex activities only affected people in India, think again.  Shared on Youtube by Button Poetry, a publishing organisation that promotes spoken poetry, Arati Warrier talks about this very issue sitting quite far away from where the ruling was made.  “I can’t tell my parents about this girl I know and how beautiful her lips are So instead I whisper it into my pillow over and over“   “I watch my mother laughing on the phone with her mother I picture myself coming out and my parents’ heartbreak flooding all of India. “  Watch what Arati has to say in this deeply chilling video.