Personal Ad First: Mother In India Places Gay-Marriage Ad For Son In India, homosexuality is illegal. Some big papers rejected the personal ad which read: Seeking well-placed, animal loving, vegetarian groom. Her son has received several responses.
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Personal Ad First: Mother In India Places Gay-Marriage Ad For Son

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Personal Ad First: Mother In India Places Gay-Marriage Ad For Son

Personal Ad First: Mother In India Places Gay-Marriage Ad For Son

Personal Ad First: Mother In India Places Gay-Marriage Ad For Son

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In India, homosexuality is illegal. Some big papers rejected the personal ad which read: Seeking well-placed, animal loving, vegetarian groom. Her son has received several responses.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. In India, parents often place marriage ads for their sons and daughters in newspapers. But for India's gay population, this tradition has been off limits. Homosexuality is illegal there. Now a first - a mother in Mumbai placed this ad for her grown son - seeking well-placed, animal-loving, vegetarian groom. Even though a couple of big newspapers rejected it, her son says he's already received six responses. It's MORNING EDITION.

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