Today marks the lack of LGBTQ rights in Tuvalu, where there is currently no recognised LGBTQ rights. Same-sex sexual activity committed among men is illegal in Tuvalu, and any man who is found to be guilty of sodomy can face up to 14 years imprisonment. Female homosexuality, on the other hand, is legal in Tuvalu.
If you would like to support Michael in his 79 days of abstinence, you can sponsor him to help raise money for LGBTQ young people in Southampton, Eastleigh, Basingstoke and on the Isle of Wight. Find out more here.