Day 58 – Somalia

day-58-somaliaPeople who identify as LGBTQ in Somalia face discrimination against their sexuality and gender identity that is not experienced by heterosexual residents. According to Article 409 of the Somali Penal Code, sexual activity with a person of the same sex is punishable by imprisonment from 3 months to 3 years.

Michael is abstaining from meat, fish and sugary treat for 79 days to raise awareness of the lack of LGBTQ rights in 79 countries around the world. To find out more and to support Michael’s ‘79 Days’ challenge, click here.

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