Day 39 – Maldives

Michael is half way through his 79 days of abstinence from meat, fish and sugary treats to raise awareness of the lack of LGBTQ rights in 79 countries around the world. Today marks the lack of LGBTQ right in the Maldives. Despite being a luxurious holiday destination where many celebrities go to top up their […]

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Day 38 – Malaysia

People who identify as LGBTQ in Malaysia face discrimination against their sexuality and gender identity that is not experienced by heterosexual residents. According to a 2013 Pew Research Centre survey, 86% of people in Malaysia stated that homosexuality should not be accepted within their society. Homosexuality is classified as illegal in Malaysia, with a penalty […]

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Day 37 – Malawi

Today is day 37 of Breakout Youth Development Worker Michael’s 79 days of abstinence from meat, fish and sugary treats to raise awareness of the lack of LGBTQ rights in 79 countries around the world. Day 37 represents Malawi, where both male and female homosexuality is illegal, with a punishment of up to fourteen years […]

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Day 36 – Lithuania

It’s the start of week 6 of Michael’s 79 days of abstinence from meat, fish and sugary treats to raise awareness of the lack of LGBTQ rights in 79 countries around the world. Today represents Lithuania, where people who identify as LGBTQ often face discrimination against their sexuality and gender identity. Despite the fact that […]

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Day 35 – Libya

People who identify as LGBTQ in Libya face discrimination not faced by heterosexual residents. According to the penal code, homosexual acts are considered to be illegal in Libya, with a maximum punishment of death. In addition, the Libyan government does not permit public advocacy of LGBTQ rights. It’s day 35 of Michael’s 79 days of […]

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Day 34 – Liberia

Today is day 34 of Breakout Youth Development Worker Michael’s 79 days of abstinence from meat, fish and sugary treats to raise awareness of the lack of LGBTQ rights in 79 countries around the world. Day 34 represents Liberia, where both male and female homosexuality is illegal, with a punishment of up to a year […]

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