Being Gay Is A Crime In More Than 70 Countries: Report

A comprehensive study of global lesbian, bisexual and gay rights, seen by The Independent on Sunday, reveals the brutal - and, in many instances, fatal - price people pay around the globe for their sexuality. The research, which was conducted by the charity network the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), shows that 76 countries still prosecute people on the grounds of their sexual orientation - seven of which punish same-sex acts with death.

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