"We strongly criticize the IPC Section 377. We want Tamil Nadu government to support us and make amendments in the Section", member of Chennai Rainbow Coalition, a body of organizations representing the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT), Sudha told reporters in Chennai.
    
"At a time when India is sending Mars orbiter mission to study about other planets, because of the Supreme Court ruling, we have gone back 150 years backwards and there is no place for us to lead our life," she said.
    
"Since we are representing a minor section of the society, we have been targeted. The Supreme Court ruling has hurt us. We will continue to voice our protest," Chennai Rainbow Coalition member Ramakrishnan said.
    
"We strongly urge the Supreme Court to reverse its decision. At the state level, we ask Tamil Nadu government to amend Section 377 so that it does not criminalize adult consensual relationships," he said.

(Agencies)

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