“It felt like we had just been told, ‘Screw off and your lives don’t matter,’” said one bisexual high school student who was supposed to perform in the play.
Rep. James White wrote a letter to the state's attorney general asking for clarification, writing the U.S. Supreme Court cannot overrule state laws.
“[LGBTQ+ people in Afghanistan] don’t know if we will be alive tomorrow or not,” the victim said. “I think the whole world doesn’t think about that.
Lang is being remembered as a “fiercely devoted advocate” for LGBTQ+ people and those living with HIV.
Pablo Sánchez-Gotopo of Venezuela had been held at a private prison where activists have raised concerns about the health care provided to detainees.
The nonprofit was previously called Tie the Knot.