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UNITED STATES

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Marriage laws vary in this country depending on area
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Only in some areas
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: Yes

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Have you had problems obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS or STD/STIs in UNITED STATES?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, there is no access prevention (2%) Yes, access to prevention is limited (0 %) Yes, getting prevention is stigmatized (16%) No (81%)

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Readers Experiences

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(user currently living in CAMEROON) posted for straight readers on 25/09/2012 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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As a Cameroonian based in southwest region of my country,there are a lot of corruption going on.Talking on COCOA which is the main source of revenue to the local population in that region.local farmers(primary producers)do gnashed their teeth in poverty since a kg of cocoa is bought for just 825FCFA from them.Mindful of the fact that there a lots of care during the processing of this products,use of chemicals and garmalin,fertilizer etc.Moreover money is spent in the running of these product until it can be marketed.By the above mentioned, these local farmers are even unable to sponsor their children to school,talk less of feeding well(malnutrition).Buyers in these region connived amongst themselves to buy at very low rate and import it.Looking at the government of our country, they say little or nothing because they do collect bribe from them.As a student, i want these to stop that is why am writing these.I need help(aid) from any N.G.O IN EUROPE or AMERICA to help solve this problem.my contact is +237-76-29-68-07.Write me:mbahjoshua54@.com
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(user currently living in CAMEROON) posted for straight readers on 25/09/2012 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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As a Cameroonian based in southwest region of my country,there are a lot of corruption going on.Talking on COCOA which is the main source of revenue to the local population in that region.local farmers(primary producers)do gnashed their teeth in poverty since a kg of cocoa is bought for just 825FCFA from them.Mindful of the fact that there a lots of care during the processing of this products,use of chemicals and garmalin,fertilizer etc.Moreover money is spent in the running of these product until it can be marketed.By the above mentioned, these local farmers are even unable to sponsor their children to school,talk less of feeding well(malnutrition).Buyers in these region connived amongst themselves to buy at very low rate and import it.Looking at the government of our country, they say little or nothing because they do collect bribe from them.As a student, i want these to stop that is why am writing these.I need help(aid) from any N.G.O IN EUROPE or AMERICA to help solve this problem.my contact is +237-76-29-68-07.Write me:mbahjoshua54@.com
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