"A boy can cry to give vent to his feelings. He can also be soft-spoken or shy. Being rude and insensitive is not a sign of masculinity," reads the instruction manual of a health kit issued by the Indian government. They can feel attraction for a friend or any individual of the same or opposite sex..." Now, this is unprecedented, inspiring and perhaps long overdue. SEE ALSO: ELLE's new video challenging gender stereotypes is going viral for all the right reasons For India, a country where sexual activity between members of the same gender is illegal, it is a huge deal when the government makes these statements.