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Brunei to implement death penalty for gay sex

The tiny nation of Brunei is being accused of human rights violations by Amnesty International for criminal laws that will go into effect on April 3.

The laws would mean that citizens caught having gay sex could be put to death by way of stoning. Thieves would suffer amputation if caught. These laws would also apply to children. 

Methodist church could officially sever ties with LGBT community

United Methodist Church votes down LGBT inclusion in preliminary vote.

United Methodist Church leaders are currently at odds with each other over whether or not to keep tacit support of the LGBT community intact or abandon it altogether. The latter seems to be the path they want to take according to a preliminary vote put forth by over 800 delegates at an international conference in St. Louis on Monday.

Openly gay teacher in Mexico found murdered in home

Hugo Mendez was fund stabbed to death in his home in Puebla, Mexico.

Hugo Mendez was found murdered at his home in Puebla Mexico last week, he was openly gay. 

His neighbors found Mendez's body which had sustained multiple stab wounds; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Along with teaching in San Lorenzo Teotipilco, Mendez also taught dance and costume design. He was also known for his activism and charitable volunteer work.