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Homophobia Kills: Indonesia’s Anti-LGBTQ Policies Are Plunging the Country Into an HIV Epidemic

Indonesian HIV rates are at an all-time high for the gay community, a direct result of the country’s ongoing crackdown on LGBTQ rights

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French President Says He ‘Won’t Lecture’ Egyptian Leader on LGBTQ Rights (Though He Did With Putin)

French President Emmanuel Macron said he wouldn’t lecture the president of Egypt on human and LGBTQ rights, but a military contract might be the cause

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5 Horrifying Takeaways From the Latest Report on Chechnya’s Anti-LGBTQ Purge

Human Rights Watch just released a report on the anti-LGBTQ crackdown in the autonomous Russian Republic of Chechnya — here are its biggest finds

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Gambian State Media Accuses LGBTQ Community of Presidential Coup

Gambia’s state-run media has accused the LGBT community of conspiring to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh.

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