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
An activist in Belgrade, Serbia, observes the International Day Against Homophobia with a display of rainbow-hued balloons.