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As awareness of homosexuality and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender LGBT rights circle around nation-states, some nations are less willing to accept the concept. According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, every individual has the right to their own marriage and family, freedom of expression and freedom of thought. The government has responded to this heightened homosexual presence by increasing regulations. The Indian Penal Code is a moral code of conduct that all citizens of India must live by. The establishment of Section led to serious discrimination against people engaging in homosexual acts, who were subjected to frequent beatings and blackmail by the police.
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The gay rights movement in the United States has seen huge progress in the last century, and especially the last two decades. Laws prohibiting homosexual activity have been struck down; lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are now allowed to serve openly in the military transgender individuals were allowed to serve openly from until March , when a new ban was put in place. And same-sex couples can now legally get married and adopt children in all 50 states. But it has been a long and bumpy road for gay rights proponents, who are still advocating for employment, housing and transgender rights. During his U.
The association was founded on 18 January  with the goal of providing necessary aid and support for lesbians , gays , bisexuals , and transgender people hereinafter called LGBT and their families and friends. Annually,    "GayBelarus" carries out the human rights forum " Minsk Pride " ,  national LGBT conferences,   regularly reports to international organisations on the state of LGBT issues in Belarus,    submits information for the alternative Universal Periodic Review at UN ,  and initiates strategic litigations concerning violation of human rights of LGBT people. The organization also supports cultural activities, arranges film shows,  LGBT party,   roundtables to discuss current and strategic issues,   and other consolidation activities. The movie was followed by debates on faith, religion, Christianity, Protestantism and fundamental churches. The Belarusian online media highly praised the Belarusian LGBT activists work carried out in the period from 17 April to 17 May within the "Month against Homophobia in Belarus", and called it the second most important cultural project in ,  which was designed to inform Belarusians about the life and problems of the LGBT community.