A good-news map: 78 (was 82) countries with anti-gay laws

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Today this blog gets an updated map of countries with laws against homosexual activity.  The total number of such countries is down to 78.  The list had totaled 82 at the beginning of last year.

Mozambique's LGBTI advocacy organization, Lambda, can celebrate the repeal of the country's anti-gay law, but it has not yet won its battle for  official government recognition, which it has been seeking since 2008. (Photo courtesy of Lambda) Mozambique’s LGBTI advocacy organization, Lambda, can celebrate the repeal of the country’s anti-gay law, but it has not yet won its battle for official government recognition, which it has been seeking since 2008. (Photo courtesy of Lambda)

The latest country to drop off the list is Mozambique, on the southeastern coast of Africa, which removed its anti-gay law as part of an overhaul of its Penal Code in the second half of 2014.

The tiny nation of Palau in the western Pacific Ocean also decriminalized homosexuality last year.  So did the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which is recognized as a country only by Turkey. …

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