Organization fights for gay survival in the UAE

UAE gay rights protest signBY JACK CHAVADARIAN
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While gays are fighting for marriage equality here in America, LGBT in the United Arab Emirates are fighting to simply survive. “You have the government coming after you, poking you with needles and throwing you in jail,” Chair and Founder of LGBT RIGHTS UAE, Abdulla said.

In a country where homosexual activity is criminalized and can lead to the death penalty, the organization LGBT Rights UAE is working to change the climate for LGBT Emirati.

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