US votes against resolution condemning gay sex death penalty

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Postby Serby » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:58 am

I know we have lgbt news topic, but thought this deserved topic on its own. Wtf Murica??????

The US is one of just 13 countries to have voted against a United Nations resolution condemning the death penalty for having gay sex.

Although the vote passed, America joined countries such as China, Iraq and Saudi Arabia in opposing the move.

The Human Rights Council resolution condemned the “imposition of the death penalty as a sanction for specific forms of conduct, such as apostasy, blasphemy, adultery and consensual same-sex relations”.
MORE: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-gay-sex-death-penalty-un-same-sex-relations-human-rights-council-saudi-arabia-iraq-nikki-haley-a7980981.html
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Postby Hugo » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:59 am

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Postby KEY9481 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:02 am

Pathetic.
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Postby Fan » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:36 am

What the actual ****. Bloody idiots.
At the same time, what can be expect if the country is led by two homophobes?
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Postby stevyy » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:41 am

Fan wrote:What the actual ****. Bloody idiots.
At the same time, what can be expect if the country is led by two homophobes?
Donald is not nearly as homophobe as Pence. :evil: :roll:
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Postby iMacourey » Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:01 pm

The 13 states to oppose the resolution were Botswana, Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, China, India, Iraq, Japan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the US and the United Arab Emirates.

The vote was introduced by eight countries - Belgium, Benin, Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia and Switzerland – and supported by countries around the world including the UK, Congo, Kyrgyzstan and Bolivia.
I'm quite surprised by some of these votes, on both sides.
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Postby Noahh » Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:05 pm

Fan wrote:What the actual ****. Bloody idiots.
At the same time, what can be expect if the country is led by two homophobes?
!!!!

This angers me so much!
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Postby heppolo » Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:13 pm

Next step for Trump is to make one of the televangelists as the official UN representative. Pat Robinson preferably.
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Postby MusicRecords » Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:33 pm

Disgusting, told y’all the US is not the great country people like to make it seem to be :roll: and it’s getting worse with Trump

anyway, I think u should change the info/title to “countries” not just the US, cause it was by vote and there were other countries who chose the same...I’m surprised Japan is there, they seemed to be very liberal people but I guess not :o

My partner works for the UN and is not happy at all as are many people :evil:
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Postby Fan » Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:34 pm

stevyy wrote:
Fan wrote:What the actual ****. Bloody idiots.
At the same time, what can be expect if the country is led by two homophobes?
Donald is not nearly as homophobe as Pence. :evil: :roll:
He may not be, but he isn't exactly gay friendly either. A homphobe is a homophobe, whether you're are a little or a lot.
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Postby MusicRecords » Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:00 pm

Fan wrote:
stevyy wrote:
Fan wrote:What the actual ****. Bloody idiots.
At the same time, what can be expect if the country is led by two homophobes?
Donald is not nearly as homophobe as Pence. :evil: :roll:
He may not be, but he isn't exactly gay friendly either. A homphobe is a homophobe, whether you're are a little or a lot.
+1 they're both terrible
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Postby JSparksFan » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:19 pm

I saw this on Twitter yesterday. Absolutely vile. Progressive nation my backside.
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Postby BlueScorpion » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:21 pm

What an embarrassment. But as someone pointed, what to expect when the country is run by 2 of the biggest fools ever? Mike Pence is an American cancer. He's even worse than Trump and did horrible things as Governor of Indiana.
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Postby MusicRecords » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:35 pm

BlueScorpion wrote:What an embarrassment. But as someone pointed, what to expect when the country is run by 2 of the biggest fools ever? Mike Pence is an American cancer. He's even worse than Trump and did horrible things as Governor of Indiana.
Ikr? It’s just terrible
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Postby Rihab » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:52 pm

MusicRecords wrote:I’m surprised Japan is there, they seemed to be very liberal people but I guess not :o
Japan is extremely socially backward, especially compared to how technologically advanced and economically developed of a nation they are. They‘re really quite unique in this sense.
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Postby Carbon » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:00 pm

JSparksFan wrote:Absolutely vile. Progressive nation my backside.
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Postby Muzikritik » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:18 pm

Rihab wrote:
MusicRecords wrote:I’m surprised Japan is there, they seemed to be very liberal people but I guess not :o
Japan is extremely socially backward, especially compared to how technologically advanced and economically developed of a nation they are. They‘re really quite unique in this sense.
I also thought Japan was the lone WTF addition to that list. Especially considering the amount of LGBT-ish elements present in anime and manga.
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Postby Wayne » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:36 pm

I think it's embarrassing tbh.

We're too far forward with LGBT equality for Trump and his stooges to now attempt to roll it all back.
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Postby Guru » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:02 pm

The U fxxxxing S? Like seriously? I’d rather live in Saudi Arabia where woman can’t drive and men are entitled to sex than have this in the US :roll:

On a lighter note, I hope there is a public gay orgy outside the White House
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Thanks Serby Serb. This deserved its own topic!
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Postby KokoCollino » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:15 pm

I don't even know how to react :( Reading these words hurts so much. Just stay strong y'all. All together ...
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Postby ArmyOfMe » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:54 am

The US are canceled
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Postby stevyy » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:02 pm

ArmyOfMe wrote:The US are canceled
! there are no excuses for this... death penalty for having gay sex? How 6000 BC are they?
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Postby Muzikritik » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:03 am

stevyy wrote:
ArmyOfMe wrote:The US are canceled
! there are no excuses for this... death penalty for having gay sex? How 6000 BC are they?
Lol I don't think anyone in 6000 BC really gave a damn who was getting off with who.
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Postby Serby » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:05 am

It's a fact that homosexuality was much more accepted before the Christian times, even in African countries, and Romans and Greeks had (weird) gay rituals. Also, one Native American tribe had 5 genders before Europeans came and started punishing them in the name of religion, in what they thought was helping them.
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Postby Mainshow » Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:30 am

I've been to the US and China three times each but seriously, this vote is unacceptable and inexcusable! I know that they want to stick to the death penalty as a form of punishment but how can they vote that eay? It's disgusting and honestly, I will not visit those countries until Trump's either gone or the other countries change their mind.

I do "understand" why super conservative states vote against it like Egypt or Saudi-Arabia but the US? Oo Japan? Oo I'm in shock!
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