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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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Are you religious? If so do you have a religious community in UNITED STATES? How have they reacted to your sexual orientation or gender orientation?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I am not out at my religious community

I am not out at my religious community (59%) I am out, and the community tries to change me against my will (4%) I am out, and the community condemns me (4%) I am out, and I have no problems in my religious community (21%) I do not have a religious community, but I want one (9%)

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Readers Experiences

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(user currently living in SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC) posted for gay readers on 13/09/2012 +10
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Hi .. I am from Iraq living in Syria .. 4 years ago .. I live with my aunt in large Age .. We registered refugees in the United Nations .. and we are very bad condition due to poor conditions of Syria .. We live in a hot zone..... Please Help us ... 00963940457313
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(user currently living in SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC) posted for gay readers on 13/09/2012 +10
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Hi .. I am from Iraq living in Syria .. 4 years ago .. I live with my aunt in large Age .. We registered refugees in the United Nations .. and we are very bad condition due to poor conditions of Syria .. We live in a hot zone..... Please Help us ... 00963940457313
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