Entries by Jonathan Cooper from 02/2012

Lawyers, Not Diplomats, are the Key to Decriminalising Homosexuality Worldwide

| Posted 02.20.2012 | UK Politics

There are currently over 80 countries that criminalise same sex sexual conduct between consenting adults despite its protection under international human rights mechanisms. For over half the countries in the world that outlaw same sex sexual conduct, their laws stem primarily from the United Kingdom's own colonial past. They are a British legacy.