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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.

Posted on December 13, 2013, at 6:47 a.m. ET

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.

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

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Caption: Supporting #gayforaday

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

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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

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Caption: Protesting against the ludicrous SC ruling. #gayforaday

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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

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

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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Now hang me! #gayforaday @kavitharamu

Aiswarya Rao

@aisrao

Now hang me! #gayforaday @kavitharamu

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I am a #smoochcriminal #Sec377 #gayforaday

kaumudi Naithani

@kaumudi24

I am a #smoochcriminal #Sec377 #gayforaday

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

Vijay Khubchandani

@veetwokay

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

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