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Though Progress Is Being Made, LGBTQ Tunisians Face Legal Discrimination

LGBTQ people in Tunisia have made incredible strides in public opinion over the past few years, but they still face legal persecution

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Here’s What It’s Like to Get a Forced Anal Exam to ‘Prove’ Your Homosexuality

A Kenyan court ruled that forced anal exams to convict suspected homosexuals is unconstitutional, but eight other countries still use them

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Tunisian Doctors Call for an End to Forced Anal Exams on Suspected Gay Men

The National Council of the Medical Order in Tunisia called for an end to the country’s forced anal and genital exams on men suspected of homosexuality

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Tunisia Sentences Two Men to 8 Months in Prison for Homosexuality, Despite Anal Probe Results

On March 10, a court in Sousse, Tunisia sentenced two young men to 8 months in prison for homosexuality, despite the results of an anal examination

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