Organizers stated in this year's guide, 'While it is important to commemorate the golden anniversary of Stonewall, we did not want to lose sight of the significant activism that occurred both before and after the legendary riots. A group of third graders in Oneonta, New York, were frustrated when they found a problem in a math workbook. Acts that are not sodomy but deemed indecent by authorities are punishable by 40 lashes and possible prison time for up to a year. The punishment for other gay activities, defined as "acts of lust," is also imprisonment but between two months and two years. The Line of Beauty. Chip Reid explains.
Resistance to LGBT rights exists at the top of Kenya's politics; President Uhuru Kenyatta told CNN in an interview last year that the rights of such individuals were, "not of any major importance" in the country.
In January a man in Iran was hanged after being found guilty of having sex with another man. The three Radarsat satellites will monitor resources and the effects of climate change across Canada. All sex outside of heterosexual marriage is illegal and those convicted can be imprisoned for up to a year.
Activists argue that the laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations between adults are in breach of the constitution because they deny basic rights.