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28 Heartwarming Photos Of Indians Being #GayForADay To Protest The Ban On Same-Sex Intercourse

Straight Indians on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posted pictures of themselves kissing others of the same sex for the #GayForADay online campaign in an overwhelming show of support for India’s LGBT community.

Facebook user Tanmay Sahay created a “Gay For A Day” event asking people to change their profile pictures to ones in which they are kissing someone from their own gender to protest against India’s Supreme Court ruling criminalizing homosexuality.

1. Several Indians responded to the Facebook event, changing their profile pictures with the hashtag #GayForADay. Tanmay Sahay posted this picture on his Facebook page.

18. Indians also uploaded #gayforaday pictures on Instagram and Twitter.

Caption: Supporting #gayforaday

19.

Caption: Soulmate love #picoftheday #home#gayforaday#sec377# human rights#soulmate#instaframe#love#kiss#couple#samesex#gayrights#sexualfreedom# identity

20.

Caption: I didn’t know that I’m so gay! And look at me, I’m not even complaining. *dance* #gay #girls #love #kiss #support #gayforaday #mumbai #india #377

21.

Caption: Protesting against the ludicrous SC ruling. #gayforaday

22.

Caption: Protesting against SC ruling section 377 … #gayforaday

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Caption: “Love is a human emotion, not a political decision/statement. Indians everywhere are ashamed; ashamed of our Supreme Court’s ruling against Gay sex. However, we are also proud… SO PROUD of the fighting masses! Send in your support for #gayforaday. We celebrate love, we celebrate life and most importantly, we celebrate equality. #freedom #chooseyourlove #LGBT #support #india #SC

24.

Caption: #gayforaday

25.

we are #gayforaday because love is all we got:) Shame on you #supremecourt Ban #section377 My #life #right

— Megha Bhagat (@Megha_Bhagat)

Megha Bhagat

@Megha_Bhagat

we are #gayforaday because love is all we got:) Shame on you #supremecourt Ban #section377 My #life #right

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26.

Now hang me! #gayforaday @kavitharamu

— Aiswarya Rao (@aisrao)

Aiswarya Rao

@aisrao

Now hang me! #gayforaday @kavitharamu

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27.

I am a #smoochcriminal #Sec377 #gayforaday

— kaumudi Naithani (@kaumudi24)

kaumudi Naithani

@kaumudi24

I am a #smoochcriminal #Sec377 #gayforaday

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28.

Remembering our moment of love.. (Circa 2010) #gayforaday

— Vijay Khubchandani (@veetwokay)

Vijay Khubchandani

@veetwokay

Remembering our moment of love.. (Circa 2010) #gayforaday

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Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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