Kyrgyz Parliament considering homophobic ‘anti-propaganda’ law

On 26 March, the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan published a draft bill that would impose tough sanctions for any speech or action leading to “a positive attitude towards non-traditional sexual relations”, i.e. non-heterosexual relationships. The draft is one of the most sweeping ‘anti-propaganda’ bills ever published. It would amend the Criminal Code, the Code of Administrative Responsibility, the