I think that’s exactly the reason/rationale/excuse behind such parades. I totally get that and fully support the rights and freedoms of individuals to be whoever they wish. The only thing in relation to this, is why parade in London, New York where it’s not a crime to be homosexual? The obvious answer is that you would be arrested doing it in Riyadh. But why not parade past the embassies of such countries? Why not focus their energy on those countries where it still is a crime?
For many heterosexuals, it can feel like we are being continually reminded that people are gay and we need to do more to accept it. I’m not sure what more I could possibly do to accept it and hence I’m bored of it.
Soldiers in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai have shot and killed 8 suspects who reportedly opened fire on them along the Thai-Burmese border last night. The soldiers had been warned that a gang would try to smuggle drugs from Myanmar, according to Thai media. They then went to patrol the border area in Mae Fa Luang district. Later, they saw about 10 armed men walking along a mountain. The soldiers asked the men if they could search them, and the men then started shooting at the soldiers. A shooting match ensued, lasting about 10 minutes, which ended with 8 […]
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That’s the problem though. The PM should have no influence on the punishment for the offender. The guy wrote a pretty offensive thing but he would get less time for physical assault than he did for writing 1 ugly sentence. imo, the punishment is disproportionate to the harm caused.