More than a third of the world’s countries criminalize consensual, loving same-sex relationships, entrenching prejudice and putting millions of people at risk of blackmail, arrest and imprisonment.
In many cases, a lack of adequate legal protections combined with hostile public attitudes leads to widespread discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people – including workers being fired from jobs, students bullied and expelled from schools, and patients denied essential healthcare.
On Thursday's #ValentinesDay , join @free.equal , our global campaign against homophobia and transphobia, and support fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex people everywhere. : @free.equal
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