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International Day Against Homopobia May 17/14
Posted 12 May 2014, 1:51 pm NDT
May 17th is symbolic date for homosexual people. Long considered an illness, homosexuality was removed from the list of mental illnesses on May 17, 1990 by the World Health Organization.

In spite of greater social recognition of sexual diversity in several countries, homophobia still exists. It is flagrant in some countries, and more subtle in others. Since homophobia is form of discrimination just like any other form of discrimination, it's important to raise the awareness of people from all walks of life to fight it.

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