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Poland: Activist Detained for Adding LGBT Rainbows to Iconic Image of Virgin Mary, Baby Jesus

Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting Tuesday after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rainbow on the halos of Mary and baby Jesus.

Indonesia: LGBT communities viewed as a moral threat – condemned by religion and, increasingly, by law

The Muslim-majority nation is using a pornography law to target LGBT people, with public humiliation a ritual punishment. HIV epidemic feared as homosexual stigma forces many to go ‘underground’, with as much as half of the infected population undiagnosed