Today marks the lack of LGBTQ rights in Uzbekistan. Same-sex sexual activity between men is considered to be a crime in Uzbekistan, with people who are found guilty facing a penalty of 3 imprisonment. Women, on the other hand, are treated differently in Uzbekistan, for female homosexuality is considered to be legal.
Michael is raising awareness of the lack of LGBTQ rights in countries like Uzbekistan by abstaining from meat, fish and sugary treats for 79 days. If you would like to find out more, click here.