Swamy gets the ire of twitterati over gay sex comment
Swamy gets the ire of twitterati over gay sex comment
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Swamy gets the ire of twitterati over gay sex comment

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Rajya Sabha MP and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday sparked off a controversy on Twitter over the decision of Supreme Court to review the decision over the criminalization of gay sex. For Swami’s support towards criminalizing gay sex on twitter gets strong Twitter backlash.

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will re-examine its verdict upholding Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises homosexuality. Responding the Supreme Court move, Swamy said that homosexual relations are not a problem as long as 'they don't celebrate it, don't flaunt it, and don’t create gay bars.' He also argued that while there cannot be any invasion with respect to private acts, those who 'flaunting' it should be punished.

As long as they don't celebrate it, don't flaunt it, don't create gay bars to select partners it's not a problem. In their privacy what they do, nobody can invade but if you flaunt it, it has to be punished & therefore there has to be #Section377 of the IPC: Subramanian

But Swamy soon attracted heavy backlash on Twitter from those who support the cause of gay sex. The Twitterati were slammed over Swamy on Twitter almost non-stopping.

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