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The role of LGBT rights in Middle Eastern countries and African countries that have a predominantly Muslim or Christianity
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LGBT Asylum News: New LGBT Muslim report 'inspires hope'

LGBT Asylum News: New LGBT Muslim report 'inspires hope' | LGBT Rights and Religion | Scoop.it
Just as the Arab spring has upended conventional understanding of Arab and Muslim societies, so a new report on the issues faced by LGBT Muslims challenges the stereotype of Muslim communities in the U.S.

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Western countries equesting fair treatment of LGBT people:

Cultural Imperialism, or Human Right? Talks about the ethical dilemma and both sides of the issue.

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Uganda's 'Kill the Gays' bill spreads fear

Uganda's 'Kill the Gays' bill spreads fear | LGBT Rights and Religion | Scoop.it
Efforts to establish anti-homosexual laws stir nervousness among the LGBT community and beyond.

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Uganda has an official "Kill the Gays" bill, that considered a death penalty for being LGBT

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Garrett Austen's comment, March 4, 2013 9:02 AM
Very current and from a reputable source! well done!
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Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon Condemns Anti-LGBT Violence at Historic UN Hearing as Muslim, African Leaders Walk Out: VIDEO

"To those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, let me say, you are not alone. Your struggle for an end to violence and discrimination is a shared struggle. Any attack on you, is an attack on the universal values the United Nations and I have sworn to uphold. Today, I stand with you and I call upon all countries and people to stand with you too. A historic shift is underway. More states see the gravity of the problem…We must tackle the violence, decriminalize consensual same-sex relationships, end discrimination and educate the public."

 


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The Secretary General of the UN believes that LGBT people deserve equal rights, as the Declaration of Human Rights assures to all people, the security of basic rights and freedoms "without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language . . . or other status".

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