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It’s a momentous day in Indian history – the Indian Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality in the country by striking down the archaic Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. We asked writer and editor Apurva Asrani, one of the few openly gay people in the Hindi film industry, to recommend seven films worldwide that have done justice in representing the LGBTQ community on screen.

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof explores the life of a married couple where the husband’s sexuality is ambiguous. His wife suspects he was in love with a sports buddy. This was made in the 50’s and has groundbreaking writing by Tennessee Williams.

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