Good summary!

Don’t forget Chechnya and Brazil. Persecution is ramping up again in the Russian Republic, and at least two gay men have been tortured to death in the last two weeks with at least 40 others imprisoned.

In Brazil, the climate after the election of Bolsonaro is becoming very frightening. Activists report that violence is mounting rapidly against LGBTQ people, and the only LGBT member of the National Assembly has fled the country.

Loved the kiss-in in Panama in front of Pope Francis! I’d have given a lot to see the expression on that hoary old homophobe’s face! ;-)

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