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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sat Apr 15, 2017, 01:39 PM

1. Key word: denies. Chechen's Kadyrov has also put out the statement:

That I do not recall verbatim from another article about the prisons and abuses at this time, but paraphrased:
That "homosexuals do not exist in Chechnya".
Both Russia and this area are well known for despicable human rights abuses of LGBT.
What bothers me even more is in the climate of anti-immigration under the Trump regime, it has, and will become tougher for those seeking to escape abuse to seek asylum in the United States.
I've already tried for a closeted (very closeted, by necessity) gay young man in Pakistan to come to the U.S.. It failed in the red tape: He cannot admit why he needs asylum except in paper letters he's sent me. However, to apply for asylum from there, he would have to spill that information onto paperwork controlled by his government. Similar attempts have resulted in the asylum seeker murdered under Islamic law.
So, the catch-22 is that much like I had to do to save my own life from the Baptist crazies who incited my destruction in the Midwest, I had to turn into a fugitive, teen runaway to California and lay low for nearly two years.
For Russian, and other LGBT to live freely, they would have to come to the U.S. illegally, or overstay a Visa in a sanctuary city (now in jeopardy) to apply for asylum.
For all our technical and scientific advances, this is still one f#cking primitive world, taking ten steps backwards under Trump.

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