February 4, 2014

World Moving Forward, and Backward, on Equality

Andre Banks, Global Public Square

The Associated Press

In the United States and a few other parts of the world, and in a remarkably short period of time, there has been a seismic shift toward popular support for gays and lesbians. It is extraordinary and hard-won progress; but only half of an important story. In more than 75 countries, it is still a crime to be gay. In at least 10 countries, you can be sentenced to death or life imprisonment because of who you are or who you love. Those numbers are rising.

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TAGGED: Nigeria, Russia, Homosexuals, Homosexuality

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