Learn more. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is overseeing a global campaign to promote equality after a long era of discrimination. At its head was Harvey Milk, elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors the year before, and already making giant waves in California for gay rights. Today, he runs the Godrej India Culture Laban experimental cultural space at The Godrej Groupone of the oldest, largest and most respected Indian companies. Post a comment. Earlier, inan attempt was made to decriminalise and it had backfired, amending the law to now include women as well. When I returned to Sri Lanka it was not because I wanted to be an activist for gay rights.
Fighting discrimination in the Commonwealth is not easy, considering the many countries that still criminalise same-sex relationship.
The TED Fellows program supports emerging innovators from around the world to raise international awareness of their work and maximize their impact. But in the wake of intense and often moving testimonies before the court, Shahini and other activists are hopeful. Sunday ET.