Kerala High Court ruling on Gilu Joseph breastfeeding Pic

Grihalakshmi-Gilu-Joseph-breastfeedingThe Kerala High Court recently refused to declare a magazine cover with a woman breastfeeding her baby as obscene, saying one man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric”.

The photograph of model-actor Gilu Joseph breastfeeding a child on the cover of ‘Grihalakshmi’ magazine in February this year had created a flutter in Kerala

the Kerala High Court dismissed the petition and said it isn’t obscene. A bench of High Court comprising of Chief Justice Antony Dominic and Justice Dama Seshadri Naidu said that they did not find any objectionable thing in the photograph of a mother breastfeeding her child. The court has expressed surprise over objection on what appears to be an ethical issue.

As a part of a campaign, “Breastfeed Freely” that intends to raise awareness to stop shaming women breastfeeding in public, Gilu Joseph appeared on ‘Grihalakshmi’ magazine