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Queer Azadi March Gay Parade Mumbai 2008

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On 16 August 2008 a day after our Independence day celebrations , the members of the gay community, the lesbians, hijras transgenders , cross dressers along with their supporters , well wishers ,friends and relatives took out a Peace March from August Kraanti Marg to Girgaum Chowpatty Mumbai..




This was a march to show their solidarity against the draconian anti human , sodomy law Article 377..the biggest curse left behind by the British Raj on the soul of the secular spirit of our nation... India.









Section 377. Unnatural offences

Whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with 1[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description for term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Explanation. -Penetration is sufficient to constitute the carnal intercourse necessary to the offence described in this section.





1. Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, sec.117. and sch., for "transportation for life" (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).

www.vakilno1.com/bareacts/IndianPenalCode/S377.htm





I decided to shoot this event as my Hijra Curu Laxmi Narayan Tripathi and a cross dresser friend Edwin a make up artist were participating too..




There were some big names here at the march, Anand Grover , Nitin Karani, Dolly Thakore, Rachel Reubens , James Ferriera....there were many whom I did not know ..




I also did the Sufi Kaif a trance dance on the streets with the transgenders




This is a 631 picture set at my Flickr photo stream..




www.flickr.com/photos/firozeshakir/sets/72157606759637094/




I bring it to Now Public and share its essence with all of you.. with a prayet in my heart that IPC Section 377 will one day be scrapped completely , and stringent laws protecting children from sodomy rape and pedophiles be bought in urgently.




Laws against child prostitution , women trafficking ..the need of the hour




Indian Judiciary is the heart beat of the conscience of our country..




Thank you Fred and Paschen for recommending this story..a mans sexuality should not be an instrument of his punishment by a biased and blinkered sanctimonious society..period.
Man has a right to be what he wants to be provided it is for his good and the good of humanity..becoming a terrorist is nothing but becoming a soldier of Satan.. against God and man ,and this peaceful planet that takes all the blows in sheer pain and humility.
Being a homosexual, eunuch or gay should not be a criteria for ethnic cleansing, racial profiling.
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My recent pimping for votes for my Hijda eunuch blogs , got my votes deleted as the person concerned said this is not a popularity contest but an award for photography , made me throw up...photography is for healing and and adding succor to a failed being on this planet, the eunuchs tansgender hijdas in India are the most neglected lot, gang raped by a sucked system that wants only Aryan racial revival. this attitude is akin to the Nazis, sending them to the gas chambers of mans Hate..
I am an heterosexual male doe snot stop me from supporting their cause..I would support any cause that is a cause for mutual coexistence in society..

I know hijra friends that were raped by rogue cops, I know hijra friends that have been raped as under trials IN crowded prisons, I know hijra friends that were kidnapped from homes and sold to the eunuchs..My reason for enlisting my blogs to the awards was to get them recognition on a larger scale..Who cares for name and fame..money..
A fistful of sky is what man needs to reach greater heights of humilty..

Har Koie Chahta Hai Ek Mutthi Bar Asman

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