PM Modi's tweet was crisp: "Shocked at the shootout in Orlando, USA. My thoughts & prayers are with the bereaved families and the injured." In a way, it sends out the message that it was the loss of lives that mattered, without going into sexual orientations. I wish that same emotion applied back home: that sexual preferences do not a patriotic citizen make. More to the point, sexual preferences do not a criminal make.
Wendell Rodricks is a renowned Fashion Designer, Writer, Traveller and Foodie who lives in Goa. He is an advocator of LGBT rights in India.
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