Anti-LGBT Legislation Spreading Around the World

Thanks to a new law supported by the religious right in the US, right now in Nigeria, gay men are being targeted, rounded up, and tortured to give up names of other LGBT people and their allies to be arrested and jailed for up to 10 years. An even more draconian bill was recently passed in Uganda (it is awaiting the president’s signature) , and a new law in Russia (also supported the religious right in the US) penalizes anyone who distributes information aimed at persuading minors that “nontraditional” relationships are normal or attractive.

Read more on the Nigerian law here and here.
Read more on the Ugandan bill here.
Read more on the Russian law here and here.

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