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There are 76 countries where it is illegal to be gay. ( You can see the list at www.spiritof76worldwide.com) During the Spirit of 76 conference last year, (a meeting for advocates from these countries)Diane and I hosted a lesbian from Jamaica who had been raped -called "corrective rape" when lesbians are victims in her country. A man from Ethiopia was victimized in his country after attending this conference. He is now in DC seeking asylum.…Continue
Posted on February 26, 2013 at 9:46pm
Fox did a great job! They filmed the entire panel discussion and the reporter made sure that the station saved the space for the story. See for yourself!
Posted on March 12, 2012 at 4:01pm
Most UU's probably support the right of gay and lesbian people to marry whoever they want. Many probably don't know how important it is in many aspects of life. Being denied equal marriage rights can effect Social Security and other retirement benefits, Medicare, long term care cost and coverage, inheritance, immigration status, adoption rights, and employment benefits including: health care, leave, financial assistance when a partner is disabled. The stories of people who have been…Continue
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