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04 March 2009

Global gay survey is a mixed bag

Kim Trollip

This is a good time to take stock of the threats faced by LGBT people around the world. That’s because on Feb. 25, the State Department released its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2008. The Council for Global Equality a day later released its extract of sexual orientation and gender identity references for 190 countries. That and a list of “Top Ten Opportunities for the U.S. to Respond” are at . The dishonour roll includes Egypt, the Gambia, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Lithuania, Nigeria, and Uganda.

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