The nation of Brunei has been put into the spotlight this week after implementing sharia law, meaning those guilty of gay sex could be stoned to death. The small nation is no stranger to controversy, and homosexuality has been punishable by a jail sentence for more than five years. Brunei is the only sovereign state on the island of Borneo, with the rest of the land divided between Malaysia and Indonesia. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah first introduced the sharia penal code in , saying it should be seen as "special guidance" and would ensure the duty to Allah was fulfilled. He intended to implement the penal code in three stages and initially was intended to only apply to the Muslim population.
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Stranger Than Prison Gay teen quantcast
Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, , and concluded its third and final season on October 2, According to the show's animated introduction,  Jerri ran away from home and became "a boozer , a user , and a loser" after dropping out of high school as a teenager, supporting her drug habits through prostitution , stripping , and larceny. She has been to prison several times, the last time because she, in her words, "stoled [sic] a TV.
United Church of Christ Sues North Carolina to Allow Gay Marriage
It was after all, their religious community and the church that had been their home for their year relationship. But there was a problem: Holy Covenant is in Charlotte, North Carolina, a state that does not allow ministers to perform legal same-sex marriages. Ministers who do marry a couple that has not yet obtained a marriage license can face misdemeanor charges punishable by up to days in jail.
Aaron Hernandez was gay -- according to several people close to him It's all part of the Oxygen documentary, "Aaron Hernandez Uncovered" -- which features interviews with Aaron's close friends, ex-girlfriends and members of his legal team. Aaron's college girlfriend, Alyssa Anderson , says she first learned Aaron had a relationship with a man while they were attending the University of Florida It was only years later that Hernandez cryptically acknowledged her suspicions were true.