A global snapshot of same-sex marriage. They seem to realize that the cultural, social, and political forces are against them. It focuses instead directly on people's animus towards gays and lesbians. The Trump administration's pressure on Iran has created an opening for diplomacy. Why is this?
Same-sex relations between men are banned in parts of Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmarand Singaporeand in Brunei they are punishable by death.
In Chechnya, a semiautonomous republic within Russia, dozens of men suspected of being gay have been detained, tortured, and even killed since in a crackdown on the LGBT community; a new wave of detentions and killings was reported in late Emotive arguments and questionable rhetoric often characterise debates over same-sex marriage. Backgrounder Current political and economic issues succinctly explained. Afrobarometer found that majorities in three countries in addition to South Africa—Cape Verde, Mozambique, and Namibia—are tolerant of homosexuality.
Inthe American Psychological Association released a brief reviewing research on same-sex parenting.