Protesters in New Delhi rally Wednesday against the Supreme Court's decision to restore a ban on gay sex. On Thursday, the government said it would take steps to address the ruling. Arkaprava Ghosh /Barcroft Media /Landov hide caption

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A child sitting on the shoulders of an Indian gay rights activist waves a rainbow-colored flag during a protest in New Delhi following a decision Wednesday by the country's top court that a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality will remain in effect. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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