Albania Passes Landmark LGBT Protection Laws

May 8, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: EDGE

Albania is amending its criminal code after two laws protecting the LGBT community against hate crimes were passed this past weekend.

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Rainbow Kid

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May 8, 2013
 

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Albania passed same-sex marriage in 2009; so they are earning a good reputation along with more rights and privileges
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Too bad the USA is still dragging its tailfeathers and doesn't realize what a fabulous asset the good people of the American gay race represent

Since: Dec 08

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Rainbow Kid wrote:
Albania passed same-sex marriage in 2009
I do not believe this is correct; please check facts. It does not seem to be legal there from what I can find.

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Rainbow Kid wrote:
Albania passed same-sex marriage in 2009; so they are earning a good reputation along with more rights and privileges
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Too bad the USA is still dragging its tailfeathers and doesn't realize what a fabulous asset the good people of the American gay race represent
Sorry, hon. The Bill is still on hold.

This is the best we could get ... and it IS huge. Now they just have to be enforced.
Rainbow Kid

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May 8, 2013
 
JohnInToronto wrote:
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I do not believe this is correct; please check facts. It does not seem to be legal there from what I can find.
I remember it from TOPIX
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This is the Reuters news story we discussed on TOPIX in 2009:
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2009/07/30/ouko...
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Here is the TOPIX chat room:
http://www.topix.com/forum/news/gay/TON0P2761...
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Apparently there was no follow-up; so we took it to be true

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May 8, 2013
 
Sad that the U.S.A., the supposed bastion of LIBERTY to the world is way behind the formerly communist Albania. :(

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