A Worldwide Day of Protest Against Discrimination

Activists around the world marked the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia today. The annual event, begun in 2004, reminds the world that more than 80 countries still criminalize same-sex relationships, and more subtle discrimination against LGBT people continues to exist even in progressive nations.

BY Advocate.com Editors

May 17 2013 12:59 PM ET

Two young men kiss behind a rainbow flag during an International Day Against Homophobia march today in Changsha, China. About 100 people gathered for the event.

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