Legalization of Homoeroticism Is a Ridicule!By Neeraj Shinde
The only probable difference that I could think of between heaven and hell is based on the fact - what dominates the rest! If the angels dominate its heaven and if the demons do, it’s hell. But, we live in a world that’s afar from the both. A place where we venerate the good and condemn the not-so-good, encourage all things that are sane, rational and just natural. We make laws just to ensure everything that deviates from such expectations are spotted out and are brought to justice. The same applies to homosexuality.
The section 377 of the Indian penal code just ensured the cultural, behavioral and biological sanity among the people until last week when it was irrationally decriminalized. Now does that really could be a modern-age law which could bring some good to the society? It is a hard fact that gay and lesbian sex has been prevalent since ages, but it has never found a legal consent due to its ill-bred roots. The Delhi high court verdict that decriminalized this law has certainly ruined the emotional, ethical, moral and cultural sentiments of the nation. I do accept that in a country like India where people from every caste, religion and creed live together, minorities do exist. And they exist in various forms including religious, occupational, physical or economical. But it is irrational to accept that minorities would be sexual. It is unfair to differentiate people by the so called sexual preferences.
I go to a shopping mall and have the right to choose the color and design of my shirt – that’s where preferences come into picture. If I develop a feeling to wake up at night and stab a random person on the street would not be a ‘preference’ in the first place. Though I might enjoy killing people, am I entitled to be called a representative of the serial-killer minority? Certainly not! The only reason being, although I enjoy my preference, I am causing harm to my fellow citizens and society as a whole. The same thing applies to the ill-bred sexual behavior. Bad habits do provide pleasure for some - the way consuming alcohol, smoking and gambling do! Although the homosexual couple might enjoy things they do, the fact to be noticed here is how positively the legalization of this behavior going to help the generations to come. Certainly, the future parents would not like to see their children entering puberty having a legal right of choice of being a straight, gay or a lesbian. Unfortunately, if that does happen then our glorious culture will be at stake.
Thinking from a plain scientific point of view, sex is a mechanism by virtue of which sexual reproduction is brought about in most of the living organisms. This has been happening for ages and right since the time evolution began. However, a few years later a few organisms like Dolphins and Humans started performing it for pleasure. Nature encourages vaginal sex since it is the only natural way by which male and female gametes are brought together. Now, looking out for sexual pleasures by means of unnatural ways is something that is deviating the natural trend. This, though not exactly a disease, is a psychiatric situation being developed during the onset of puberty. Nobody is a born homosexual. Cos' then you still require a heterosexual couple to raise a homosexual kid.
It is unfortunate that reputed newspapers have been portraying these topics of 'negative sexuality' in a positive manner. It’s shocking to read the newspaper columns supporting the celebrations over the law amendment. If psychiatry fails to provide an answer to homosexuality, it is a subject of medical research rather than a debate. The law was all fine cos' it was setup by a set of people who had a proper mindset and a constructive, natural outlook towards things. Stop quibbling over stuff that do not have a proper base. Stop relating such ill-bred habits to your fundamental rights. No human rights were violated by the law. It is rather disheartening that the government is much concerned in dealing with petty issues of this kind rather than dealing with issues of some grave significance like economic upliftment of the poor, the global warming or the ongoing economic crisis – to name a few.