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Sopho (user currently living in GEORGIA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex readers on 21/05/2013 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention, sexual orientation, religion
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Please help!! My country Georgia is under severe homophobic backlash, there is a hunt on LGBT people here after IDAHO day on may 17th, the government is NOT doing anything to protect us, LGBT community people are afraid to go out into the street because they are being attacked for the way they look, there have been over 20 cases of attacks on women and men with severe consequences!!! Please join out protest near the embassy in Berlin and pass this on to those who could join you too, for more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/notes/zaal-andronikashvili/pressemitteilung-gegen-die-homophoben-ausschreitungen-und-f%C3%BCr-einen-s%C3%A4kularen-un/10151495475028773
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isabella posted for lesbian bisexual straight readers on 03/03/2013 tagged with adoption, hate crime and violence prevention, religion +5
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Hope I like naughty!!!contact this cutie at 678 850 1097!!!!
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eariare 1,745 (user currently living in GEORGIA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex readers on 15/03/2012 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention, human rights, laws and leadership
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On March 12th, 2012 Georgian gender equality and LGBT human rights organization Identoba addressed the authors of the 53rd paragraph of the Georgian criminal law – members of georgian parliament, Zviad Kukava and Kakha Anjaparidze, with a special statement, inviting them to include gender identity and sexual orientation in the list of the aggravating circumstances of discrimination, which already includes discrimination on racial, language, religious, national and ethnic grounds.

Today the Legal Issues Committee of Georgian Parliament held the second hearing of the bill, where Levan Kokaia, lawyer representing Identoba and parliamentary secretary for the Young Georgian Lawyer’s Association, Tatuli Todua, called for members of parliament to consider the abovementioned recommendation.

The Legal Issues Committee of Georgian Parliament has agreed to apply the recommendation to the bill and sexual orientation and gender identity were included in the list of the grounds for discrimination, which will be considered as the aggravating circumstances in the new criminal law.

Our organization remains hopeful that “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” will stay in the final version of the law, which will be approved by the Georgian Parliament after the third hearing scheduled next week.

http://identoba.org/5834
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(user currently living in GEORGIA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex readers on 15/03/2012 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention, human rights, laws and leadership
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On March 12th, 2012 Georgian gender equality and LGBT human rights organization Identoba addressed the authors of the 53rd paragraph of the Georgian criminal law – members of georgian parliament, Zviad Kukava and Kakha Anjaparidze, with a special statement, inviting them to include gender identity and sexual orientation in the list of the aggravating circumstances of discrimination, which already includes discrimination on racial, language, religious, national and ethnic grounds.

Today the Legal Issues Committee of Georgian Parliament held the second hearing of the bill, where Levan Kokaia, lawyer representing Identoba and parliamentary secretary for the Young Georgian Lawyer’s Association, Tatuli Todua, called for members of parliament to consider the abovementioned recommendation.

The Legal Issues Committee of Georgian Parliament has agreed to apply the recommendation to the bill and sexual orientation and gender identity were included in the list of the grounds for discrimination, which will be considered as the aggravating circumstances in the new criminal law.

Our organization remains hopeful that “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” will stay in the final version of the law, which will be approved by the Georgian Parliament after the third hearing scheduled next week.

http://identoba.org/5834
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