Although it was cold outside, there was a lot of warmth to go around in Trenton. Gusciora was elected this past summer as the first openly-gay mayor of Trenton. At the tree lighting ceremony, the Trenton Central High School orchestra opened the festivities with a tribute to Aretha Franklin and a montage of holiday songs. The audience, led by Gusciora, bustled up and stood outside to watch the lighting of the fourth candle on the Menorah and the Christmas tree.
Indonesia whips couple who had sex outside marriage
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This woman was whipped by a cane in late for being too close to her boyfriend. In a throwback to the Stone Age, the pair were humiliated and lashed in the remote city of Banda Aceh where Shariah law is strictly enforced. Hundreds looked on with many of them laughing as the pair were lashed by an anonymous torturer wielding a cane. This woman was whipped last year after being accused of being a prostitute. Some who have fallen afoul of the morals police have been publicly whipped by the cane as many as times.
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People cross borders for many reasons, to seek employment or educational opportunities, join family members, or flee persecution. In many respects migration does not implicate the sexual orientation or gender identity of those involved, but in two areas it does. The cases in this chapter focus on how LGBT individuals succeed or fail in obtaining protection as applicants for asylum, and residency rights as unmarried partners of nationals in their country of destination. The main international instruments governing determinations of refugee status is the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees. With certain exceptions that are not relevant here, the Convention prohibits State Parties from returning refugees to their countries of origin.