The granddaughter puts aside the morning newspaper.
Granddaughter : Nani what do you think of men being in love with men?
Nani: What’s there to think? It’s good if people love each other.
Granddaughter: No Nani, I mean gay people.
Nani pretends to be engrossed in watching TV.
Granddaughter gets up to sit next to Nani.
Granddaughter: Nani what if it is not that kind of love, what if they want to get married to each other?
This is something I am also curious about, never thought of asking this!
Nani: I said if two people are happy it’s nobody’s problem…
Granddaughter: Even if it is two men wanting to marry each other Nani?
Nani: I told you, loving other humans is a good thing, now be quiet.
Granddaughter: Nani I am so proud of you! You should meet some of my class mates, some of them said if homosexuals are not punished brothers will start sleeping with brothers, and fathers with sons, and little boys will become unsafe! (An energetic, tight hug)
So times are definitely changing, when we were in school I did not believe homosexuality even existed in India!
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Achilles, the bravest of all Trojan warriors was bisexual and the famous Trojan War would have had a very different ending if it was not for his love for Patroclus.
(Watch Achilles (Brad Pitt) and Patroclus in TROY)
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And another surprise for me!! A new header … (Created by my daughter, Tejaswee Rao)