Today marks the lack of LGBTQ rights in Kuwait. According to article 193 of the Penal Code, people who commit same-sex sexual activity can face up to 6 years in prison. Article 198 also states that “imitating the appearance of a member of the opposite sex” results in a punishment of fines and/or imprisonment.
Michael is raising awareness of the lack of LGBTQ rights in countries like Kuwait by abstaining from meat, fish and sugary treats for 79 days. If you would like to find out more, click here.