Measure the magnitude of an injustice by the smallness of what counts as a triumph.
Not a victory, then, but an achievement, a giving way.
How obscene to have to celebrate this; to have to celebrate the fact that having sex with someone you love no longer makes you a criminal.
And for that reason alone, how necessary to celebrate it.
It's good to know that India has finally arrived in the 20th century. Here's hoping it doesn't take till 2109 to get to the 21st.