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On the LGBTQ Radar: What's Going on in Chechnya

On the LGBTQ Radar: What’s Going on in Chechnya!?

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It has never been easy to be gay in Chechnya. In 1996, the president of the Chechen Republic ratified a criminal code that outlawed “anal sexual intercourse between a man and a woman or a man and a man.” Article 148, based on strict conservative rules of traditional Islamic Shari’a law, made consensual gay sex punishable by caning. Third-time offenders could be punished by stoning or beheading.

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Is There Something Unique about the Transgender Brain? - Scientific American Thinks So

Is There Something Unique about the Transgender Brain? – Scientific American Thinks So

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Still, the fact that there might be a fundamental cause for this condition is promising to those who suffer from being in a body that doesn’t feel natural. In time, doctors may be able to identify this condition at an early age and take steps to prevent the alienation, suicides, and depression that is experienced by so many of these individuals.

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