Thank you for reading! And for also and raising this point. As someone who comes from a a region that’s also hostile to the LGBTQ community, I can say that while it’s understandable to recognize that stance it can’t be the determining factor when lives are at sake.
#BringBackTheGirls was the revered hashtag not too long ago, and celebs where eager to participate, regardless of Nigeria’s vocal demonization of homosexuals and track record of crimes against humanity.
Australia is known for its racism and gross negligence of indigenous populations and that hasn’t prevented the global attention and support.
We can pick and choose, but that isn’t a game worth playing.