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‘Hypocracy’: Selective Attention to Human Rights

‘Hypocracy’: Selective Attention to Human Rights

BY COLTON CALANDRELLA Unfortunately, in many parts of the world prejudice and hatred against homosexuals prevail as the status quo. Uganda recently passed a law criminalizing homosexuality in extremely harsh terms. President Obama condemned Uganda’s anti-gay law almost as vociferously as the law itself condemned homosexuality. He was not alone; countless Western leaders joined him in denouncing the law as […]

The Jamaican Paradox

The Jamaican Paradox

BY LAUREN PALEY Jamaica is a major tourist destination, a beautiful country of beaches and enviable weather, but it also harbors a rampant homophobia that has been codified into the legal system. This Caribbean country has criminalized being gay or lesbian as an “abominable crime” warranting a punishment of up to ten years hard labor, and those suspected of such a […]