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August 19, 2012

Movilh's survey of elementary school students pinpoints teacher to LGBT-student discrimination amidst strong student support for marriage equality

A survey of 10 Chilean elementary schools revealed sexual discrimination in the classroom.

The survey conducted by Movilh Joven, the youth division of Chile's leading sexual minority organization Movilh, asked 250 students throughout the Santiago Metropolitan Region questions regarding the handling of sexual diversity in the classroom.

Conducted as a tool to help drive anti-discriminatory public policy, Movilh's survey found that:

May 12, 2012

Iran court sentence four men from the town of Choram, in the Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, to death by hanging for sodomy.

Four men named 'Saadat Arefi', 'Vahid Akbari', 'Javid Akbari' and 'Houshmand Akbari' are due to be executed shortly after their verdict was approved recently by high court judges, according to a report from the Human Rights Activist News Agency (HRANA) in Iran.

The four men are said to be from the town of Choram, in the Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province of Iran.