Siddharth Dube’s memoir examines how homophobia became ingrained in India’s ruling class

An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex by Siddharth Dube Atria BooksWhen Siddharth Dube left India for the United States in 1982 to com­plete his college studies, he had no idea that homosexuality was illegal in more than half of America’s 50 states. A gay man who would go on to play a significant role in helping combat India’s Aids epidemic, Dube was shocked to learn that American men were being arrested in the privacy of their own homes for having gay sex.Tortured…

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