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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Anti-gay laws world-wide

Russia has been in the news for its recent anti-gay laws ...



And that made me wonder a couple of things: are there other countries with similar laws, and if so, why do we not see mention of them in the news or mention of them by churches (as the Episcopal Church spoke out against anti-gay sentiment in Uganda: Statement In Response to the Murder of Ugandan Gay Rights Activist David Kato).

Apparently there are a lot of countries with anti-gay laws - check out this Wikipedia page or see this story - 76 Countries Where Anti-Gay Laws Are As Bad As Or Worse Than Russia’s.

Here's a Pew Forum chart (click to enlarge) from their article, The Global Divide on Homosexuality ...


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