US Ambassador Comments On How Badly Zambia Treats Gay Men
Here’s a story from the global front where Zambia is actually upset about comments made by the US ambassador with regard to how badly Zambia treats gay men. And this is nothing new. These hideous countries in these backward parts of the world never treat gay men with respect, dignity, or equality.
They will sentence gay men to 15 years imprisonment for having sex. And now there’s a diplomatic disagreement over these practices.
The article goes into a lot more detail. You can read it in full here.
There’s also a comment that’s interesting.
The Fresh Hells of Being Gay In Uzbekistan
Here’s another story about what it’s like to be gay in other parts of the world. This time it’s about Uzbekistan, a country in central Asia.
It begins with a story about a young gay man in Uzbekistan who came out on Insta, only to be found dead a few days later. The police are now trying to make people believe the young man was murdered by his lover, but LGBTQ people are not buying into it. And that’s because there’s so much corruption with the police.
The police will catfish gay men on social media to apartments, with sock puppet accounts and fake profiles, and give them the choice of paying or 3 years in prison.
Here’s the link to more. It really is an intense, amazing story that you should read. It shows just how bad things still are for LGBTQ people in other parts of the world.