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Nigeria to ban ‘any form of association among gays.’

By ThinkProgress on December 12, 2006 at 6:13 pm

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“Lawmakers in Nigeria are debating a bill that would ban same-sex marriage and any form of association among gays, even sharing a meal at a restaurant,” the AP reports. “Few in Nigeria’s deeply closeted gay community have publicly opposed the legislation, which proposes penalties of up to five years in prison and is widely expected to pass.”

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