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Tunisia: LGBT+ campaigner bids to become first openly-gay president

Tunisia: LGBT+ campaigner bids to become first openly-gay president

A Tunisian politician, vying to become his country’s first openly gay president, has said he will push to decriminalise homosexuality, and insisted his candidacy should not be defined by his sexuality. Mounir Baatour hopes to change perceptions in the conservative North African country, where homosexuality is punishable by up to three years in jail. “I […]