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LGBT Rights: Uganda, Russia And Saudi Arabia Show Why The Fight For Equality Continues

26/12/2015 09:45 GMT | Updated 27/12/2015 22:59 GMT

In many countries across the world, 2015 saw governments take major leaps forward in terms of LGBT equality - from same-sex marriage in Ireland to debates in Westminster over the recognition of transgender people.

While for some it may feel the battle has been won, in many countries, it is barely just beginning, as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face persecution and in some cases, death.

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