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  • 20th August 2013

    The 41 Commonwealth Nations where being gay can land you in prison 15

    41 Commonwealth Nations criminalise homosexuality

    11:35 AM — The Queen is the head of the Commonwealth of Nations, the international body that was created out of what was formerly the British Empire. The Commonwealth states that its core values are "democracy, freedom, peace, the rule of law and opportunity for all." However, freedom, peace and the opportunity for all are clearly denied to LGBT people in 41 of the 54 countries that are member states.

  • 11th February 2011

    Home Office says gay sex convictions will be deleted 15

    The bill says that convictions will be 'disregarded'

    6:07 PM — The Home Office has responded to claims by campaigners that promises to wipe historic gay sex convictions will not actually lead to them being deleted. Critics said today that the provisions in the Protection of Freedom Bill would only "disregard" the previously-illegal acts, rather than deleting them.

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