Wednesday, March 18, 2009

U.S. Finally Signs U.N. Document Decriminalizing Homosexuality

In an article today by Reuters, the U.S. government finally did a responsible deed. In what the LGBT long waited for was the U.S. to sign a document joining up with other countries who signed on to decriminalize homosexuality. According to the Reuters article it states that 77 countries right now criminalize homosexuality, with 7 countries that have the death penalty for homosexuality.

Though this is a win for the LGBT communities around the nation, it still does not promise to enforce anymore legal rights to the LGBT in the U.S. By signing this document the U.S. is still under no obligations, only to state that they are among many who do not criminalize homosexuality. So, we still have a long way to go but this is indeed a win for the LGBT.

Read reuters complete article here:

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