Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni appeared to back away from his September directive to Criminal Investigations Division officers to "look for homosexuals, lock them up and charge them. From toa total of 5, service members were separated from the armed forces under the policy, with yearly discharge totals nearly doubling, from in to 1, in Leaders in Namibia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe continued to denounce lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals during the year. Sam Neumann Sunlight seeping through Photo: The Rowlands Acoustic duo Wedding in the woods Photo: In Saudi Arabia, where sodomy was punishable by the death penalty, six men were executed for that crime in July.
Later that month, officers questioned the general manager and another senior staff member at the Hobaich police station.
Marriage and Discrimination Based on Family Configuration Barriers to the legal recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families continued to crumble slowly in a number of countries throughout the world. Governmental indifference to these offenses was compounded by state agents' active participation in violence. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth were nearly three times as likely as their peers to have been involved in at least one physical fight in school, three times as likely to have been threatened or injured with a weapon at school, and nearly four times as likely to skip school because they felt unsafe, according to the Massachusetts Youth Risk Behavior Survey. With most of its allies either allowing homosexuals to serve openly or having no policy on the subject they considered unrelated to job performance, the United States found itself increasingly isolated in maintaining restrictions on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender servicemembers. Unlike most countries' immigration policies with regard to married heterosexual couples, these policies typically required same-sex couples to demonstrate that they had had a committed relationship for one to two years or more before they were eligible for any immigration benefits.
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