Across the table from me was a South Korean guy who had watched videos of me eating KFC during his time serving for his home country's national military. He had told me that watching my videos made him happy and miss America. Now we were on a first date because I am a crazy narcissist. I asked him careful questions about his years in the service and his home country. He gave me polite answers and told me, a white boy from New York, that I should really make it over to Asia at some point. I laughed at his question because I hadn't even said that I was Jewish yet, and I definitely didn't speak Hebrew.
Two Men, 58 Years and Counting. A Love Story.
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Deborah P. Drawing on anthropological studies of the pre-colonial and colonial eras, it is possible to document a vast array of same-sex practises and diverse understandings of gender across the entire continent. Same-sex relationships were reported amongst other groups in Uganda, including the Bahima, … the Banyoro and … the Baganda. King Mwanga II, the Baganda monarch, was widely reported to have engaged in sexual relations with his male subjects. In the early 17th century in present-day Angola, Portuguese priests Gaspar Azevereduc and Antonius Sequerius encountered men who spoke, sat and dressed like women, and who entered into marriage with men. In the Iteso communities, based in northwest Kenya and Uganda, same-sex relations existed amongst men who behaved as and were socially accepted as women. Same-sex practises were also recorded among the Banyoro and … the Langi.
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Maxim Martsinkevich, the year-old Neo-Nazi founder of Occupy Pedophilia, a Russian vigilante group that tortured suspected gay teenagers on video, has reportedly committed suicide while serving a year prison sentence in Siberia for an unrelated violent offense, according to the Moscow Times. Martsinkevich—the founder of a Russian Neo-Nazi group called Format 18 18 being an alphanumeric code representing the first and eighth letters of the alphabet, "A" and "H" for Adolf Hitler —had been arrested, convicted and imprisoned three times previous to his most recent incarceration, each time for inciting ethnic hatred in public or through his online videos. Through Format 18, he allegedly arranged the production and sale of videos showing immigrants being tortured. In , Martsinkevich became infamous amongst the Western LGBTQ community for his videos associated with Occupy Pedophilia , his group that used social media to lure gay men with promises of sex only to record their humiliated and physical torment on camera.
I n , when Calvin Burdine was awaiting sentencing for allegedly stabbing his gay lover to death, the prosecuting attorney encouraged the jury in his closing remarks to award Burdine the death penalty, rather than life in prison, on the grounds that sending a gay man to prison was akin to sending a kid to a candy store. After 17 minutes of deliberation, the jury obliged and sentenced Burdine to die. His death sentence was later overturned mostly because Burdine's public defender had slept through much of his trial , but the homophobic thinking — that prison is some kind of paradise for gay men — lingers on. The reality of life in prison for homosexuals and transgender individuals does not appear to reflect this myth. One young man named Rodney, imprisoned for fraud and check-forging, sent me a detailed account of his life so far in prison.