Texas and Uganda pass new anti-gay laws

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2023
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Lawmakers in Texas passed a law on Sunday banning "public performance of sexual conduct" which prohibits "prurient" drag and "accessories or prosthetics that enhance the female or male form" in public, or anywhere children might see it. It is "part of a broader effort in Texas and other conservative states to crack down on drag shows and limit LGBTQ rights," according to the Associated Press. In Uganda, president Yoweni Musuveni signed into law the country's new anti-gay law, which prohibits public "promotion" of homosexuality, and increases the punishment for "aggravated...

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