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Ask Me Again: In Support of Gay Rights and All Human Rights

In Support of Gay Rights and All Human Rights, by Nejoud Al-Yagout. Photograph of lgbtq flag by Sara Rampazzo

Photograph by Sara Rampazzo

A Kuwaiti woman defies censorship to celebrate the oneness of all humanity in support of gay rights and all human rights

When people ask why I support gay rights, I am perplexed, because the question — in and of itself — immediately polarizes us against others. Aren’t we tired of discrimination? To take away someone’s right to share his/her body with someone else, and to insist that we have the right to do so, is baffling to me.

I was

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