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  • What exists in every corner of the world - embraced and celebrated in some countries

  • but is illegal in 76?

  • What is hidden for fear of public shame, imprisonment, torture or

  • Even the death penalty in 7 countries?

  • What tears families apart?

  • What makes people confront the risk of brutal violence on a daily basis?

  • What simple trait gets people treated as second-class citizens everywhere they go?

  • What gets children kicked out of homes, students bullied

  • And expelled from schools and workers fired from jobs without warning?

  • What has existed in every country throughout history but some people still consider "abnormal"?

  • The answer?

  • Being gay, being lesbian, bisexual or transgender

  • All over the world millions of people face violence and discrimination

  • Just for being who they are

  • Every nation is obligated by international human rights law to protect all

  • lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from torture, discrimination and violence

  • The United Nations has one simple message to the millions of LGBT people around the world

  • You are not alone

  • LGBT rights are human rights

  • Together we will build a world that is Free and Equal

What exists in every corner of the world - embraced and celebrated in some countries

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The Riddle: new anti-homophobia message from UN human rights office

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